Rigveda, the oldest known Vedic text, scripture of knowledge, as old as 1500 BC mentions that this Shrishti originated nearly 1.5 billion years ago. The Rigveda hymns were composed and preserved by oral tradition. They were memorized and verbally transmitted with "unparalleled fidelity" across generations for many centuries known as 'SHRUTI'. The knowledge that god created for the benefit of mankind through Agni, Jal, Vayu, Aakash, and Prithvi and through them reached us via sages and saints is called Shruti or Veda.
It is the Rigveda, 1st Chapter, 1st Shloka that begins with the introduction of fire 🔥 and knowledge and transcendental energy.
The shloka mentions that we worship God who gave us life, beautiful seasons, gems in terms of gratitude, grace, knowledge, craftsmanship, spirit, treasures, the fire that is the first source of life, (performance of yagya in highest order is addressed as Shilpvidya)
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INDIA – Good Stories Untold
A memoir of journeys taken by Iti Tyagi to mystical parts of #India. From the magnanimity of the mountain ranges to the deep echoing slumber of the salt desert, this is a first-hand account of India experienced as is inside the temples, forts, and villages of this vast, ancient, and magnificent land that is India