Hindu - A creator-god. Son of Brahma and Shatarupa. Father of Purusha. An alternative rendering says that Viraj is a primaeval goddess, the female creative principle, formed when Purusha split into two parts, male and female, while others say that Brahma split into the male, Viraj, and the female, Shatarupa. On occassion, called Viraj.

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