Indrasāvarṇiḥ

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By M. A. Alwar


Sometimes transliterated as: Indrasavarnih, IndrasAvarNiH, Indrasaavarnih


Indrasāvarṇiḥ is the name of the fourteenth Manu in the sixth Manvantara[1]

Gender

Indrasāvarṇiḥ is a masculine form.

Indrasāvarṇiḥ

As per Śrīmad Bhāgavatam

Indrasāvarṇiḥ is the name of the fourteenth Manu also known as Bhautyaḥ.

Śrīmad Bhāgavatam says

In his manvantara, Bṛhadbhānu is the avatāra, śuci is the Indra, pavitra, cākṣuṣa, etc are the devas. Śuci, śuddhamāgadha, etc are the saptaṛṣis. Uru, Gambhīra, Bradhna, etc will be the sons of the Manu.

As per Viṣṇupurānā

The Viṣṇupurānā says

Oh Maitreya! Here, Bhautya will be born as the fourteenth Manu. Śuci will be the Indra and there will be five groups of devas. They are:
  1. Cākṣuṣas
  2. Pavitras
  3. Kaniṣṭhas
  4. Bhrājiras
  5. Vayovṛddhas

Also, listen to the names of the seven sages:

  1. Agnibāhu
  2. Śuci
  3. Śukra
  4. Māgadha
  5. Agnīdhra
  6. Yukta
  7. Ajita

Sons of Manu

Next, hear the names of the sons of this Manu – Uru, Gambhīra, Bradhna, etc will be the kings who are the sons of Manu.

As per Mārkaṇḍeyapurāṇa

Similar description can be found in chapter 100 of Mārkaṇḍeyapurāṇa.


References

  1. It is currently the seventh Manvantara. Manvantara is a period of 71 mahāyugas, each presided over by a special Manu. It is characterized by different Indras, devas, saptaṛṣis, etc. There are fourteen Manvantaras in total. Currently, the seventh Manvantara is running. Indrasāvarṇi presides in the last Manvantara. Description of Manvantara in Viṣṇupurānā and Bhāgavata is phrased in the future tense.
  • Shabdakalpadrumah by Raja Radhakantdev, Varadaprasada Vasu, Haricarana Vasu