Hiranyagarbha and Prajapati

Hiranyagarbha is the golden fetus found in the body of Prajapati in the fetal position. Prajapati is a yogi, and he holds Dhyana Mudra.

Hiranyagarbha symbolizes the sun, and Prajapati symbolizes blue, transparent sky.

Prajapati faces the four directions of the world with his four heads (the fourth head is hidden – it is behind the central head, and faces north).

Four symbols in the corners of the picture: the wheel symbolizes the Dharma, mace – determination, lotus – satisfaction, shell – emptiness.