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Purusha

by Micha F. Lindemans
"Person", or "spirit". In Hindu myth, the masculine half of Brahma, of whom Satrap is the feminine half. In some versions, Purusha is a primeval giant from whose body the universe was created. In the allegorized extension of the concept of Brahma, Purusha is also the universal spirit or world-soul.

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