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SapthaRishi



Marichi:

  • 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.

Atri:

  • 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.

Angiras:

  • 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.

Pulastya:

  • 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.

  • Known for his asceticism and for performing many penances to please the gods.

  • Mentioned in several Hindu texts, including the Ramayana and the Matsya Purana.

Pulaha:

  • Known for his association with the creation of the universe and is said to have created many living beings.

  • Considered one of the Sapta Rishis and is known for his asceticism and penance.

  • Associated with the god Varuna and is said to have performed penance to please him.

  • Father of Vishrava, a sage who married a Rakshasa woman and became the father of Ravana and other Rakshasas.

  • Mentioned in several Hindu texts, including the Mahabharata and the Skanda Purana.

Kratu:

  • 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 Indra.

  • Known for his role in helping Indra in battles against demons and other enemies.

  • Married to a woman named Kriya and is considered the father of the Kriya clan.

  • Mentioned in several Hindu texts, including the Mahabharata and the Atharva Veda.

Vashishtha:

  • 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 Varuna.

  • Known for his teaching skills and is considered the guru of Lord Rama.

  • Played a crucial role in the life of Lord Rama, helping him during his exile and in battles against demons

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