نوع مقاله : پژوهشی
پژوهشگاه علوم انسانی و مطالعات فرهنگی
عنوان مقاله [English]
Puruša is the first giant who is sacrificed and the world is formed from the pieces of his body. His myth can be found in 90 ͭ ͪ hymn of 10 ᵗ ͪ Mandala of the Rig-Veda. It is an Indian creation myth which is similar to Kiyomars (Gayō.marǝtan) and his sacrificial myth and creation of human beings from his semen. Puruša who is a thousand-headed and thousand-eyed being, and as big as all human beings and Gods, is sacrificed by Gods to form all cattle, forests, villages, verses, chants and ceremonies. All Brahmans, warriors, businessmen, and farmers come into being from his body pieces. This hymn contains 16 stanzas. The hymn of Puruša is translated to Persian in this article, then its important words are analyzed in grammatical and etymological aspects, then the similarities and differences of two myths of Puruśa and Kiyomars (Gayō.marǝtan) is described by comparing them.