From Hindupedia, the Hindu Encyclopedia
By Jit Majumdar and Himanshu Bhatt
- Place for oblations or worship by priests
- A sage born from Brahmā who acquired Agni from the sea and the husband of Śānti and Citti; the name of the fourth Veda also known as Ātharvāńgirasa. Also spelled ‘atharvaņa’.
- The son of Atharva, Dadich Ṛṣi married Sarasvati Devi and hence was born Ṛṣi Sārasvata, from whom the Sarasvatā Brahmans descends.
- ↑ Atharvaveda
- ↑ Gods, Heroes and their Story Tellers: Intangible cultural heritage of South India By V. Hari Saravanan