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Purusha. In short, if any one wished to give an example of that recklessness of orthodoxy or consistency which is the mark of early thought and myth, he could find no better example than the Indian legends of the origin of things. Perhaps there is not one of the myths current among the lower races which has not its counterpart in the Indian Brahmanas. It has been enough for us to give a selection of examples.