RISHI DALABHYA INTRODUCTION Dalabhya is an ancient Vedic Rishi and he is mentioned in Upanishads, Puranas and in other holy texts. He appears before the Pandavas during the Mahabharata war, and received blessings from the great Lord Krishna. His descendants contain the Dalabhya gotra and they are living in some parts ofRead More →

RISHI MRIKANDU INTRODUCTION Mrikandu rishi was an ancient rishi, and he was an ardent devotee of Lord Shiva. He and his consort Marudmati worshipped Shiva for getting a noble son. As a result they had given the choice of either a pious son with a short life on earth orRead More →

SAGE RUCHI INTRODUCTION Sage Ruchi was an ancient rishi, and he lived during the Treta Yuga. He was mentioned in ancient texts and in Vedas, and he was considered as a holy rishi, who had fully controlled his senses and performed meditation on the Trimurties. He used to live inRead More →

INTRODUCTION Maitreya was a great sage and he was mentioned in the Mahabharata. It is believed that he was one of the Vedic Rishis and also contains the features of Lord Brahma. During the Dwapara Yuga, he visited Hastinapur and advised Duryodhana to treat the Pandavas in a proper manner, and to give the share of ruling the kingdomRead More →

INTRODUCTION Kanva Maharishi was an ancient rishi and he was born in the Treta yuga, and his importance were mentioned in Rig Veda. He has also written a portion of text in Yajur Veda. He was the foster father of Shakuntala, who was the consort of Dushyanta. Rishi Kanva found Shakuntala in the forest asRead More →

INTRODUCTION Matanga Maharishi was born in the Treta Yuga, and he was mentioned in Ramayana. Lord Rama and Mata Sita visited the ashram of Matanga Maharishi near the Mountain Rishyamukha. He was the sincere devotee of Shiva and Parvati, and due to that Mata Parvati had taken birth in theRead More →

INTRODUCTION Markandeya was the son of Rishi Mrikandu, and was born with very good features. Similar to his father, he used to worship Lord Shiva at the Ashram and perform pujas and abhishekhams to the Shiva Lingam. According to legend, when he was nearing to lose his life by LordRead More →

INTRODUCTION Jaabaali Maharshi was an ancient rishi. He was mentioned in puranas and in several hindu texts, and his importance is also mentioned. He was an expert in vedas and other hindu literature and contains good knowledge, wisdom and high meditative powers. He was good at doing yoga and meditation. HeRead More →

INTRODUCTION Jaimini was an ancient rishi and a philosopher. He was a disciple of sage Veda Vyasa, the son of Parashara. He was taught Samaveda by his guru Veda Vyasa, along with other spiritual education. He is the author of the Mimamsa Sutras  and Jaimini Sutras.  He is believed to have been lived during the 4th century BC. He wasRead More →

INTRODUCTION Aurva is known to be an angry sage, who was the descendent of Rishi Bhrigu. He was the grandson of Vatsa, and his descendants Gothram was Srivatsa. His son was Richika Maharishi and Richika’s son was Jamadagni. According to the Mahabharata, once there lived a noble king named Kritavirya, who had donatedRead More →

INTRODUCTION Aruni (8th century BC), is an ancient sage of Hinduism. He is mentioned in many devotional texts, and his philosophical teachings are considered famous similar to the teachings contained in the Brihadaranyaka Upanishad and Chandogya Upanishad.  He was a spiritual guru, and attracted students from all over the world. One of his disciples was the greatRead More →

INTRODUCTION Kacha was an ancient sage and the son of Deva Guru Brihaspati. He is also mentioned in various puranas and in Mahabharata.  He was known for learning all the divine scriptures from his father as well as from the demon guru Sri Sukracharya. Once Kacha met Sukracharya and become the discipleRead More →