Brihadaranyaka Upanishad Archive

THE PURUSHA

 THE PURUSHA The Purusha is a very complex term whose meaning evolved through thousands of years in the Vedas and theUpanishads.   Originally is was almost synonymous with the Higher Self or Cosmic Man, but in some later texts it also acquired the sense of Divine Consciousness and the Universal principle.   According to the Rig Veda,   A thousand head has the Purusha, a …