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In Hinduism, Atri (Sanskrit: अत्रि) is a legendary bard and scholar, and a son of Brahma. Hinduism - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... The Sanskrit language ( , for short ) is an old Indo-Aryan language from the Indian Subcontinent, the classical literary language of the Hindus of India[1], a liturgical language of Hinduism, Buddhism, and Jainism, and one of the 23 official languages of India. ... A bard is a poet or singer, in religious or feudal contexts. ... This article concerns the Hindu creator god, Brahma. ...

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Maharishi Atri

Atri and AUM

He is among the three main seers who propounded the sacred thread (after Brihaspati) which has three strands symbolising Creation (Brahma and the letter A), sustenance (Vishnu and the latter U) and Dissolution (Shiva{m} and the letter M). Together these three strands show the vow that a Brahmin takes to recite and adhere to Aum. Aum (also Om or Ohm, ) is the most sacred syllable in Hinduism, symbolizing the infinite Brahman and the entire Universe. ...


The first three threads is the Brahma vrata (promise of the Brahmin) and is related to Bhu loka (earth plane). The second set of three threads is given after marriage and is related to the Bhuva loka (solar system) while the third set of three threads Deeksha (initiation)and is related to svarga loka (heavens).


A Sapta Rishi

He is among the sapta rishi (seven luminous or eternal sages in the sky) symbolized by the great bear and the seven stars around it. Named MEGREZ in LATIN. The star is also considered as δ (Delta) or the 4th star in the Great Bear constellation.


Seer of Rig Veda

He is the seer of the fifth Mandala (Book 5) of the Rig Veda. He had many sons and disciples who have also contributed in the compilation of the Rig Veda and other Vedic texts.


His Life

Atri maharishi is one of the ten sons of Creator Brahmaand first of the Saptha Rishis, created by just the will of the Almighty and therefore designated as a Maanasa-putras (mentally generated issues). There were ten of these. Atri's wife is Anasuyaa, a daughter of Kardama Prajapati. They had three sons: Dattatreya, Durvasa and SomaSkandan alias Patanjali. Bold text:This article concerns the Hindu god of creation, for other uses see: Brahman (disambiguation). ... In the Natha tradition, Dattatreya is recognized as an Avatar or incarnation of the Lord Shiva and as the Adi-Guru (First Teacher) of the Adi-Nath sampradaya of the Nathas. ... In Hinduism, Durvasa is an ancient sage, who was known for his short temper. ...


Rama, the son of Dasaratha, visited Atri Maharishi's Ashram during his fourteen years of stay in the forest. It was Atri who showed the way to Dandakaranya forest to Rama, after showering his hospitality on him. RAMA is a first-person adventure game developed and published by Sierra Entertainment in 1996. ...


Atri Maharishi is considered to be one of the great discoverers of sacred Mantras of Hinduism. In his family line there were a few other seers of mantras namely: Shaavaashva, Avishtir, and Purvaatithi. There were also other great Rishis in that line: Mudgala, Uddaalaki, Shaakalaayani, Chaandogya, etc. In Tibet, many Buddhists carve mantras into rocks as a form of devotion. ...


Atri-samhita and Atri-smriti are two works attributed to Atri.


Atris wife is Anusiya devi. She was a embodiment of chastity. They lived in South Kailash ( then called as the lemuria continent ) Now this place is called Thirumoorthy hills which is 100km away from Coimbatore.



Till the present day, a number of Brahmin families have this sage's name at the head of their lineage, which indicates that he fathered that whole lineage. This lineage is addressed as Gotra. A gotra is the lineage or clan assigned to a Hindu at birth. ...


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Atri - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (366 words)
In Hinduism, Atri is a legendary bard and scholar, and a son of Brahma.
Atri maharishi is one of the ten sons of Creator Brahma, created by just the will of the Almighty and therefore designated as a Maanasa-putras (mentally generated issues).
Atri's wife is Anasuyaa, a daughter of Kardama Prajapati.
Atri (clan) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (107 words)
Atri is a clan or gotra of Jats found in Uttar Pradesh in India.
Atris are believed to be descendents of Rishi Atri who was son of Brahma.
Atri Jats have migrated from this village and founded 60 villages in Aligarh district.
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