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SAPTARISHIS

Indian Wisdom Gods

Also known as SAPTA-RISHIS

The Seven Seers

These are seven extra-special RISHIS — divinely-inspired writers of spiritual truths.

Members of this exclusive group include DAKSHA and GAUTAMA-MAHARISHI, but membership varies depending on which set of trillion billion gazillion eons you are living in. Unfortunately, we have lost count.

However we can give you a sample cast list. In order of sageness we have ATRI, ANGIRAS, BRIGHU, KRATU, PULAHA, PULASTYA and VASHISHTHA.

The SAPTARISHIS take pride of place in the night sky as the Big Dipper in Ursa Major, which in Hinduism is known simply as Saptarishi — ‘The Seven Sages’.

SAPTARISHIS FACTS AND FIGURES

Name : SAPTARISHIS
Location : India
Gender : Male
Type : deity
In charge of : Wisdom
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Associated with : Ursa Major (Big Dipper)
Good/Evil Rating : Unknown at present
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : SAPTA-RISHIS
Popularity index : 304

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Article last updated on 29 January 2014 by the Godchecker Team.
Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders

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