== In the Vedas ==
Vishwakarma is visualized as Ultimate reality (later developed as Brahman) in the Rig Veda,ref from whose navel all visible things [[Hiranyagarbha]] emanate. The same imagery is seen in [[Yajurveda]] [[purusha sukta]], in which the divine smith [[Tvastar]] emerging from Vishwakarma.ref In the later puranic period this concept paved the way to the imagery of and Sadasiva.
In the [[Vedic period]] the term first appeared as an epithet of [[Indra]], [[Surya]], and [[Agni]]. In that time the later developed creator concept of [[Brahma]] might have been intertwined with the concept of [[Vastospati]] and [[Bṛhaspati]], or Brahmanaspathiref In the last phase of vedic period and during the growth of monotheism, this realistic God concept becoming more abstract and one can see Vishwakarma [the invisible creative power] emerged as the supreme godref who was perceived as a hotar, the unborn [Aja] creator and name giver of all other gods who have lot of faces, eyes and feet on every side; and who helps Tvashtar,[the visible creative power of viswakarma] in producing all the Heavenly, Earthly and other Celestial realms and preserves them through the exercise of his arms and wings. He sacrificed himself to himself for the evolution of this visible world, thus he is Purusha or [[Narayana]]ref His attributes like Vachaspathyref connect him with Brahaspathi (the Guru of Gods). Again, Yajurveda pictured him as the [[Prajapati]]ref and in the Atharva veda he is