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noun Hindu Mythology.
  1. a Vedic god personifying a creative force that evolves all things from itself.
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Historical Examples of prajapati

  • Prajapati reflected, 'How is it that my creatures perish after having been formed?'

    Myth, Ritual, and Religion, Vol. 1

    Andrew Lang

  • The god Agni, Brahmans and the goat were born from the mouth of Prajapati.

  • Earlier forms of this myth recognize Brahma, or Prajapati, as the boar.

    Indian Myth and Legend

    Donald Alexander Mackenzie

  • In the end Prajapati created Death, “a devourer of creatures”.

    Indian Myth and Legend

    Donald Alexander Mackenzie

  • They overcame him by certain sacrifices suggested by Prajapati.