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Hinduism - Who Is Vishvamitra In The Hindu Pantheon?

 


One of the Seven Sages in Hindu mythology, whose names denote exogamous clan "lineages" (gotra; exogamous clans allow members to marry outside their own clan); the others are Gautama, Bharadvaja, Kashyapa, Bhrgu, Atri, and Vasishtha.

All brahmins are said to be descended from these seven sages, with each family receiving their progenitor's name as their gotra name.

Marriage inside the gotra is outlawed in contemporary times, thus these gotra divides are still crucial.

The new bride takes on her husband's gotra as part of her new identity after their marriage.

Vishvamitra is most well-known for his long-running quarrel with the sage Vasishtha, which has resulted in several battles.

The rivalry arises because of the kshatriyas and brahmins' differing social position.

Vishvamitra is a king who visits the woodland ashram of the brahmin Vasishtha with a contingent of retainers.

Vishvamitra is astounded by Vasishtha's cow, the Kama dhenu's capacity to feed everyone when he requests food.

Vishvamitra attempts to purchase the Kamadhenu first, then tries to seize it by force, but Vasishtha's tapas defeats his henchmen (ascetic practices).

Vishvamitra acknowledges defeat and undertakes ascetic activities in order to generate his own strength.

Two of their most famous fights are over King Trishanku and his son, Harishchandra; in both cases, the actual problem is the sages' mutual hatred.

Marriage bans may also be referred to in this context.


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Hinduism - What Is Rishi Panchami In The Hindu Calendar?

 


Rishi Panchami  is a Hindu festival. The fifth day (panchami) of the light (waxing) half of the lunar month of Bhadrapada (August–September) is celebrated as a festival.

Bhrgu, Pulastya, Kratu, Pulaha, Marichi, Atri, and Vasishtha are the Seven Sages (rishis) born by Brahma, and this festival is devoted to them.

On this day, it is stated that worshiping these seven sages would bring wealth and pleasure.


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Hinduism - Who Is Kratu In The Hindu Pantheon?


Kratu is one of Brahma's six sons, all of whom become renowned sages in Hindu mythology.

All are "mind-born," which means that Brahma's ideas are sufficient to create them.

Marichi, Angiras, Pulastya, Pulaha, and Atri are the other five sages. 


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Hinduism - Who Is Kashyapa?

  

 

Kashyapa is the father of Garuda, the heavenly eagle who acts as the animal "vehicle" for the deity Vishnu, and the chief of the Prajapatis (a class of semi celestial creatures) in Hindu mythology.

Gautama, Bharadvaja, Vasishtha, Bhrgu, Atri, and Vishvamitra are the other Seven Sages whose names signify exogamous clan "lineages" (gotra).

All brahmins are said to be descended from these seven sages, with each family adopting their progenitor's name as their gotra name.

Gotras are still essential in current times, since marriage inside a gotra is prohibited.

The new bride takes her husband's gotra as part of her new identity after their marriage.

Prohibitions against marriage may also be found here. 


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Hinduism - Who Is Atri?



Atri is one of Brahma's six sons, all of whom become renowned sages in Hindu mythology. 


All are "mindborn," which means that Brahma's thoughts are sufficient to create them. 


  • Marichi, Angiras, Pulastya, Pulaha, and Kratu are the others. 
  • Kashyapa, Bhrgu, Vasishtha, Gautama, Bharadvaja, and Vishvamitra are the other seven sages mentioned in the text. 


All brahmins are said to be descended from these seven sages, with each family's progenitor's name serving as its gotra name. 


  • These gotra divides are still significant in contemporary times, since marriage inside the gotra is prohibited. 
  • The new bride takes her husband's gotra as part of her new identity after her marriage. 
  • Prohibitions against marriage may also be found here.


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Be sure to check out my writings on religion here.