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Brahma-God of Creation by molee Brahma-God of Creation by molee
Brahma the divine procreator and the one who was born out of the golden egg known as Hiranyagarbha.
this is same as the big bang theory where the entire universe has come from one dense singular mass.
the expansion(or bang) of the universe is known as one day of Brahma and the collapse of the universe is known as one night of Brahma.in Vedas the entire universe collapses in the distant future and is again created through the big bang and this process happens for about 100 Brahma years after which Brahma dies.
and after another 100 years of Brahma's death he is again reborn and the process continues.
the best thing is that in hinduism the universe is eternal in reality, and it agrees with the concept of parallel universes as it is said that every single universe has a Brahma.

The Symbols:

The Four Hands – Brahmā's four arms represent the four cardinal directions: east, south, west, and north. The back right hand represents mind, the back left hand represents intellect, the front right hand is ego, and the front left hand is self-confidence.

The Prayer beads – Symbolize the substances used in the process of creation.

The Book – The book symbolizes knowledge.

The Gold – Gold symbolizes activity; the golden face of Brahmā indicates that He is actively involved in the process of creating the Universe.

The Crown – Lord Brahmā's crown indicates His supreme authority.

The Lotus – The lotus symbolizes nature and the living essence of all things and beings in the Universe.

The Beard – Brahmā's black or white beard denotes wisdom and the eternal process of creation.

The Four Faces – The four Vedas (Ŗk, Sāma, Yajuh and Atharva). The Vedas Symbolises his four faces, heads and arms

God in the Vedas is a completely different concept.in the Vedas god is a not a separate entity somewhere in heaven but is the all encompassing reality or infinity and is called Brahman(not to be confused with Brahma and brahmin).
Brahman has no form,no gender,is omnipresent and is not a separate being,it has no beginning and no end,is neither bad nor good,is both existent and non-existent,as infinity is not existent(if it exists then it is not infinity) but is very much existent(as infinity obviously exists at the same time).
in advaita philosophy,everything is god and that includes you and me.the difference between us and a person like krishna,jesus,rama or muhammad is that they have realized this truth but we haven't.

after reading about Brahma from a number of scriptures i wonder if Brahma is an alien who was the cause of populating this planet with humans as it is mentioned that he's from another planet.
as Brahma is mostly described as the first Prajapati or procreator who populated various different planets.

It is mentioned that princess Revathi(wife of Balarama) visited Lord Brahma via a Vimana(Sanskrit term for airship). After her visit to Brahma,she sees that many tens of thousands of years have passed and her entire kingdom has gone and the world looks completely different and yet she didn't age throughout the trip... this story clearly is in terms with the theory of relativity.
so its a definite possibility that ancient Indians already knew about theory of relativity much before Albert Einstein... interesting isn't it?

but i have to agree sometimes it maybe a bit confusing.
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Brahma-God of Creation by *molee ( Suggested by NishithV and Featured by vowbreaker )
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sin-and-love Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2014  New member
Wow.

I would also like to point out that, unless I'm mistaken, You Hindus belief that Brahman has three different manifestations: Brahman the creator, Vishnu the preserver, and Shiva the destroyer. These are your chief deities. This greatly resembles a central belief of we Christians called the trinity. That God is one being while also being three (Does the theory of quantum super positons make much much sense either?). God as one exists outside space-time and the universe, and also permeates space-time and the universe, and also is within space-time and the universe. God as three Consists of the following:

*God the father is the creator of the universe who reigns from on high and look upon all of the universe and all of time from "his" (We also believe that God is neither male nor female) ever-present here and eternal now.(Brahma the creator)
*God the Holy spirit is the sustainer and provider of all life and love and actually the ultimate source of any and all joy. The Holy Spirit is the Trinity member who speaks to us in our daily lives and our prayer's subtle answers the next hour, day, or week. (Vishnu the sustainer)
*God the Son is none other than Jesus himself. As Jesus (More accurately translated as "Yeshua"), God came down from infinity and eternity to become a finite human (imagine if you were to become an amoeba) in order to die for our sins. When coming to Christ we undergo a kind of death ourselves to emerge into the new life as something grander and more beautiful. (Shiva the destroyer.)

You Hindus are, as far as I know, the only surviving polytheistic religion (and a very popular religion at that), and it is my belief that the above is the reason why. 
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GNS1 Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2014
Yes, Brahman is neither good, nor bad. It is intelligence, which separates very different things into parallel worlds so that everything and everyone can live peacefully and in their own prosperity.

Intelligence, or Solution, or Brahman (Nirguna), or The Holy Spirit, or Consciousness, or Miraculous Justice, are the same things, and the ultimate reality. This ultimate reality, which I personally call 'Solution', solves all of the problems for everyone and everything and is thus The formless, bodyless, genderless, invisible and unbiased God, as if the 2 laws of Thermodynamics apply on the whole of reality.
It even solves the problem of its own creation, sustenance and working, the only work, intent or will being to solve ALL of the problems. That is the secret. :-)

Saguna Brahman and Christian/Islamic God are the same persons, and yes, He is actually existent. :-)
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Shutikuber Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2014
Your creations are mind-boggling ! No second thoughts about that... But what takes it to another level are the descriptions that you pen below the pictures!! They are very intriguing and and pulled me to reading Indian Mythology. 
Keep up the great work!! keep them coming!!!
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metajunkie Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2014
wicked
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ananthadi Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2014
This is breathtaking, friend. Do you sell copies? I'd like to have this illustration framed for my writing-den. My invigoration at viewing this urges me to make a request, hope you don't mind: I'd really like to see Vishnu and Shiva illustrated with similar perspective, maybe Vishnu reposing upon a giant serpent that contains an ecosystem within its form, with waterfalls and birds and animals, for he preserves this fragile balance, and Shiva among volcanoes and tsunamis for he is the destroyer. Great work. It's about time we're all treated to a bit of the grandeur of the forms of expression our ancients envisioned, and your amazing and unbridled contemporary interpretations go where stuffy and impecunious traditions can never reach. I can also see you creating a magnum opus interpretation of the vishwaroopam that Krishna revealed to Arjuna in the Gita. Keep it up! 
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jaimemdes Featured By Owner May 16, 2014
what a beautiful work.
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ZeRackson Featured By Owner May 14, 2014
Awesome!!
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TwistedTreeRanch Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
We got the user to remove the images, so never mind. 
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molee Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
thanks so much man! :)
i reported it as well.
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TwistedTreeRanch Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Glad I could help!
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