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Nandita Pushpala Written Assignment #1 Rel- B 220 1/26/16 Text Selection: Law Code of Manu, Creation This section of the Law Code of Manu is Hinduism’s account for how the universe came to be. Several fundamental ideas were highlighted in this article, each describing some main themes of this faith. From reading these few paragraphs, one can understand several of the ideals that are true to the religion, and get a glimpse of the religious beliefs of a Hindu. This section of this article accounts for the creation of the universe in a very structured, interrelated, organized, and sequential format. This could be compared to the structure of the tree, with each element “branching” off the preceding, while all elements are connected to one main source: the trunk. For example, the self-existing lord, who can be compared to the trunk or source, created the universe from his own body. He created a single product, the waters, which facilitated the development of another product, the egg that contained the creator god called Brahman. That new product, also created a yet
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