Vaisampayana

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  A prominent disciple of Vyasadeva. It is mentioned in Devi Bhagavata, Skandha 1, that the main disciples of Vyasa were Asita, Devala, Vaisampayana, Sumantu, Jaimini, Paila and some others.   2) Other details. (i) It … Read More

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Agni

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Genealogy. Agni was descended from Visnu in this order: Visnu – Brahma – Angiras – Brhaspati – Agni.   Birth. His birth according to Bhagavata and Mahabharata. Angiras is one of the six mind-born sons of … Read More

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Ugrasrava

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Sauti, Suta, and Suta Gosvami are different names for the same person, the son of Lomaharsana, or Romaharsana. His name means “he who has a mighty voice”, which means a great spiritual master.     #Ugrasrava. … Read More

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Iravan, son of Arjuna

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His name is actually Iravat and hes the eldest son of Arjuna, possibly the second eldest child of the Pandava clan (the eldest was Ghatotkatcha). He spent his childhood in the care of his mother, his … Read More

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What is a Kulapati

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Kulapati is a generic name which refers to the leader of a group or a school. For example Saunaka Rishi was the Kulapati of the sages of Naimisaranya.     #Kulapati

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Bhrigu Muni

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  Bhrigu Muni   1) General. A sage, the son of Brahma. He was the founder of Bhrgu Vamsa. Members of the Bhrgu vamsa are called Bhargavas. Bhrguvamsa has been reputed for many of its members … Read More

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Janamejaya

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This is Janamejaya’s genealogy from Visnu: Brahma – Atri – Candra – Budha – Pururavas – Ayus-Nahusa – Yayati – Puru – Janamejaya – Pracinvan – Pravira – Namasyu – Vitabhaya – Sundu – Bahuvidha –Samyati … Read More

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