Saptarishis | Seven Great Sages in Hindu Dharma | Saptarishis in each Manvantara

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Saptarishis are Seven Great Sages mentioned in Hindu Scriptures. Even though, Kashyapa, Atri, Bharadwaja, Vishwamitra, Gautama, Jamadagni and Vashistha are renowned as Saptarishis is majority of scriptures, some other mentioned different names based on Manvantaras, etc.

The earliest list of the Seven Rishis is given by Jaiminiya Brahmana 2.218-221: Agastya, Atri, Bhardwaja, Gautam, Jamadagni, Vashistha and Vishvamitra followed by Brihadaranyaka Upanisad 2.2.6 with a slightly different list: Gautama and Bharadvaja,Shandilya and Jamadagni, Vashistha and Kashyapa and Atri, Bhrigu. The late Gopatha Brahmana 1.2.8 has Vashistha, Vishvamitra, Jamadagni, Gautama, Bharadvaja, Gungu, Agastya, Bhrigu and Kashyapa.

Saptarishis in each Manvantara

Saptarishis in Swayambhu Manvantara

Marichi, Atri, Angiras, Pulaha, Kratu, Pulastya, and Vasishtha.

Saptarishis in Swarochisha Manvantara

Urja, Stambha, Prana, Nanda, Rishabha, Nischara and Arvarivat

Saptarishis in Auttami Manvantara

Kaukundihi, Kurundi, Dalaya, Sankha, Pravahita, Mita and Sammita (Sons of Vasistha)

Saptarishis in Tamasa Manvantara

Jyotirdhama, Prithu, Kavya, Chaitra, Agni, Vanaka and Pivara

Saptarishis in Raivata Manvantara

Hirannyaroma, VedasrĂ­, Urddhabahu, Vedabahu, Sudhaman, Parjanya and Mahamuni

Saptarishis in Chakshusha Manvantara

Sumedhas, Virajas, Havishmat, Uttama, Madhu, Abhinaman, and Sahishnnu

Saptarishis in Vaivasvata Manvantara

Kashyapa, Atri, Vasistha, Vishvamitra, Gautama Maharishi, Jamadagni and Bharadvaja

Saptarishis in Savarni Manvantara

Diptimat, Gslava, Parasurama, Kripa, Drauni or Ashwatthama, Vyasa and Rishyasringa

Saptarishis in Daksha-Savarni Manvantara

Savana, Dyutimat, Bhavya, Vasu, Medhatithi, Jyotishman, and Satya

Saptarishis in Brahma-Savarni Manvantara

Havishman, Sukriti, Satya, Apammurtti, Nabhaga, Apratimaujas and Satyaketu

Saptarishis in Dharma-savarni Manvantara

Nischara, Agnitejas, Vapushman, Vishnu, Aruni, Havishman and Anagha

Saptarishis in Rudra-Savarni Manvantara

Tapaswi, Sutapas, Tapomurti, Taporati, Tapodhriti, Tapodyuti and Tapodhana

Saptarishis in Rauchya Manvantara

Nirmoha, Tatwadersin, Nishprakampa, Nirutsuka, Dhritimat, Avyaya and Sutapas

Saptarishis in Bhautya Manvantara

Agnibshu, Suchi, Aukra, Magadha, Gridhra, Yukta and Ajita

Names of Saptarishis as mentioned in major scriptures

Saptarishis mentioned in Shatapatha Brahmana and Brihadaranyaka Upanishad

Atri, Bharadvaja, Gautama Maharishi, Jamadagni, Kashyapa, Vasistha, Vishwamitra.

Saptarishis mentioned in Krishna Yajurveda – Sandhya-Vandana Mantras

Angiras, Atri, Bhrigu, Gautama Maharishi, Kashyapa, Kutsa, Vasistha.

Saptarishis mentioned in Mahabharata

Marichi, Atri, Pulaha, Pulastya, Kratu, Vasistha, Kashyapa.

Saptarishis mentioned in Brihat Samhita

Marichi, Vasistha, Angiras, Atri, Pulastya, Pulaha, Kratu.

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