page 37 of 352 of The Rig Veda

Aditi and the Birth of the Gods

3- The first line repeats the final line of (2). This repetition is repeated again at the end of (3) and beginning of (4). Musical effect?

This is a very female image of a woman giving birth to the quarters of the sky. I always had the impression that sexuality has been far less taboo as imagary in this part of the world as opposed to others. I wonder why that is?