Brahma

Egyptian creation myth (Hindu creation myth) 2
Left: the creation myth birth of Ra, the Egyptian sun god, out of a lotus flower, the stem of which descends into the Nu (or Nun) the water god or water abyss (Nile River) of Egyptian mythology (3100BC), as carved on the walls of Dendera Temple (38AD). Right: the Hindu mythology (800AD) re-write of the latter, according to which, as described in the Bhagavata Purana [SB 3.8.10-14], Brahma (Ra) is born out of a lotus, the stem of which comes out of the navel of the god Vishnu (Nun), wherein Apep, the mythical snake that Ra does battle with each night, becomes the multi-headed Hindu snake Shesha, and Naunet, the female counterpart of Nun, according to Hermopolis cosmology, becomes Lakshmi, the wife of Vishnu.
In religio-mythology, Brahma, from B- (or Ab-) “father” or “water + Ra- “sun god” + -hma (-keme) “earth”, is the creator god of Hinduism.

Quotes
The following are related quotes:

“Let me not be called a wicked atheist for seeing the likeness between Brahma and Abraham.’”
Godfrey Higgins (1833), Anacalypsis, Volume One (pg. 391)

References
1. Higgins, Godfrey. (1833). Anacalypsis: an Attempt to Draw Aside the Veil of the Saitic Isis: Or an Inquiry Into the Origin of Languages, Nations and Religions, Volume 1 (Brahma and Abraham [Hager], pg. 391). Longman, 1836.

External links
Brahma – Wikipedia.
Brahma (Buddhism) – Wikipedia.

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