From Hindupedia, the Hindu Encyclopedia
By Jit Majumdar
- one who knows the essence of the limbs.
- a knower of the Vedāńgas, ie., limbs of the Vedas; one of the ten Prajāpatis who were the sons of Brahmā, and was one of the Saptarşi of the first Manvantara, and father of several divine and semi-divine beings; a star in the constellation Ursa Major (M. Bh.).