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# place for oblations; [[worship]] by priests  
 
# place for oblations; [[worship]] by priests  
 
# [[a]] sage born from [[Brahmā]] who acquired [[Agni]] from the sea and the husband of Śānti and [[Citti]]; ([[A]]. [[Veda]].); the name of the fourth [[Veda]] also known as Ātharvāńgirasa. Also spelled ‘atharvaņa’.
 
# [[a]] sage born from [[Brahmā]] who acquired [[Agni]] from the sea and the husband of Śānti and [[Citti]]; ([[A]]. [[Veda]].); the name of the fourth [[Veda]] also known as Ātharvāńgirasa. Also spelled ‘atharvaņa’.
**The son of Atharva, [[Dadich|Dadich Rishi]] married  Sarasvati Devi, and hence  was born Rishi Sarasvata<Ref> ''Gods, Heroes and their Story Tellers: Intangible cultural heritage of South India'' By V. Hari Saravanan </ref>, from whom the Sarasvata Brahmans descend
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**The son of Atharva, [[Dadich|Dadich Rishi]] married  Sarasvati [[Devi]], and hence  was born Rishi Sarasvata<Ref> ''Gods, Heroes and their Story Tellers: Intangible cultural heritage of South India'' By V. Hari Saravanan </ref>, from whom the Sarasvata Brahmans descend
  
 
==References==
 
==References==

Revision as of 13:07, 15 December 2016

By Jit Majumdar and Himanshu Bhatt


  1. place for oblations; worship by priests
  2. a sage born from Brahmā who acquired Agni from the sea and the husband of Śānti and Citti; (A. Veda.); the name of the fourth Veda also known as Ātharvāńgirasa. Also spelled ‘atharvaņa’.
    • The son of Atharva, Dadich Rishi married Sarasvati Devi, and hence was born Rishi Sarasvata[1], from whom the Sarasvata Brahmans descend

References

  1. Gods, Heroes and their Story Tellers: Intangible cultural heritage of South India By V. Hari Saravanan