Son of Brahma and one of the first sages created by him.
Chief of the Sapta Rishis and the progenitor of the Marichi clan.
Known for his role in the creation of the universe and as one of the Prajapatis (progenitors of human races).
Considered the father of Kashyapa, a sage who played a significant role in Hindu mythology.
Known for his association with the sun and is often depicted as a shining figure.
Known for his devotion to Lord Shiva and is said to have been blessed with a vision of the divine form of the god.
Considered one of the Sapta Rishis and a seer who received divine knowledge from the gods.
Composed many hymns in the Rigveda and is credited with the creation of the constellation Hasta.
Married to Anasuya, a woman known for her purity and devotion.
Father of Durvasa, another sage known for his temper and powers.
Known for his knowledge of the Vedas and is said to have composed many hymns in the Rigveda.
Considered one of the Sapta Rishis and is associated with the god Agni.
Known for his teaching skills and for imparting knowledge to other sages.
Considered the father of Brihaspati, a guru and preceptor of the gods.
Mentioned in several Hindu texts, including the Mahabharata and the Atharva Veda.
Known for his knowledge of astrology and is believed to have written many texts on the subject.
Considered one of the Sapta Rishis and is associated with the demon race called Rakshasas.
Father of one of the Rakshasa leaders, Kubera, who is considered the god of wealth.