The Flood in Hindu Tradition

Ananda K. Coomaraswamy

Each renewed cycle of manifestation is a bringing forth on the next “day” of forms latent as potentiality in the floods of reservoir of being. In each case the seeds, ideas, or images of the future manifestation persist during the interval or inter-Time of resolution on a higher plane of existence, unaffected by the destruction of manifested forms.

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Originally published in Studies in Comparative Religion, Vol. 7, No. 4 (Autumn 1973). Republished here with thanks to World Wisdom Books.