One of the greatest sages of the Puranic times. Garga was the son of RishiBharadwaja and Susheela.He was better known as Garga Muni.He was the family priest of the family of Nanda (the foster-father of Krishna).He named Krishna as "Krishna" after receiving the name by meditation. ... A rishi (Sanskrit à¤à¤·à¤¿: á¹á¹£i) is a Hindu saint or sage, originally a divinely inspired poet or singer. ... Bharadwaja (à¤à¤°à¤¦à¥à¤µà¤¾à¤) was one of the great sages (rishis) whose accomplishments are detailed in the Puranas. ... Muni is a common abbreviation for municipal, and sometimes becomes a frequently-used name for a city-related service or organization: The Muny, an outdoor musical theatre in St. ... According to Hindu mythology, Nanda is a peasant and foster-father of Krishna, an avatar of Vishnu. ... This article is about the Hindu deity. ... This article is about the Hindu deity. ... A large statue in Bangalore depicting Shiva meditating Meditation describes a state of concentrated attention on some object of thought or awareness. ...
Gargi is celebrated female sage Vachaknavi, born in the family of Garga. Gargi Vachaknavi was an ancient Indian female philosopher, born in the family of Garga. ...
Garga the sage is the writer of Garga Samhita. Garga Samhita (The narrations of Garga) is a book written by the sage Garga and deals with the life of Krishna. ...
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