Maharishi Bhrigu was one of the Prajapatis created by Lord Brahma. And it is believed that he was born in the present day Uttar Pradesh. He is the author of Bhrigu Samhita.
Bhrigu is considered to be the best son of Lord Brahma, since he was born from the mind of Lord Brahma. And he is having the spiritual knowledge and power similar to that of his father Lord Brahma.
Bhrigu is one of the Saptarishis, Seven Great Sages.
Bhrigu lived in an ashram at the present day Rajasthan in India, and led a very simple life. Bhrigu had made important contributions to Manusmriti. His wives were Khyati, Puloma and Kavyamata.
His children are:-
Bhriguis also mentioned in several Puranas. He is also mentioned in Mahabharatha. He was also praised by several rishis about his greatness.
An Ashram for Bhrigu is located in Kanchipuram District, Tamil nadu.
Since, Bhrigu Maharishi wants to test and to find the best one among the three gods, Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva, he went to Vaikunta, and since Lord Vishnu was asleep in his Vaikunta, he kicked him at his chest with his feet. But later he realized his mistake, when he was forgiven by Lord Vishnu and was warmly welcomed by him.
Bhrigu Maharishi was a great sage, who got the ability to test the greatness of the gods. His ego was removed by Lord Vishnu, through his gentle approach on Bhrigu. He was a great scholar in all the Vedic subjects, and was referred in many ancient epics.
Let us worship Bhrigu Maharishi and be blessed.
“OM SREE BHRIGU MAHARISHIYE NAMAHA”
“OM NAMO NARAYANA”