page 37 of 352 of The Rig Veda

Aditi and the Birth of the Gods

2- The lord of sacred speech is like a manual laborer, a smith, working the bellows to create the universe. It’s magical but also workmanlike, too – effort went into this creation.

There is the paradox of “existance was born from non-existance”. The early Greek philosophers would not have liked this idea.