How did Kashmir get its Name | Origin of Kashmir

What is the origin of Kashmir? How did Kashmir get its name? Kashmir is the Northern part of present Republic of India. Kashmir, the northern Himalayan region of the Indian subcontinent got its name from Kashyapa Rishi. The name Kashmir, states Christopher Snedden, may be a shortened form of “Kashyapa Mir” or the “lake of […]

Kashyapa Rishi | Sage Kashyap

Kashyapa is an ancient sage of Hinduism. He was one among the Saptarishis. His name is mentioned in various Puranas, Vedas, Upanishads and in ancient texts. He was the son of Sage Marichi. Brahmins belonging to Kashyapa gotra were the descendents of Sage Kashyapa. According to ancient Puranas, Kashyapa marries thirteen daughters of Daksha: 1. […]

Rishi Namas | Sage Namas

Namas was a great sage, and he was the descendant of Rishi Kashyapa. He was mentioned in the Holy Vedas, Puranas and in Ramayana and Mahabharata, and he is considered as a great Vishnu Devotee. During the period of Ramayana, he met Lord Rama when he was living in the forest along with Lakshmana and […]

Kashyapa Rishi Jayanti

Kashyapa is one of the Saptarishis, Seven famed Sages in Hinduism. Kashyapa Rishi Jayanti is observed on Krishna Paksha Panchami in Jyeshta Month as per North Indian Hindi calendar. In 2020, Kashyapa Rishi Jayanti date is May 11. Kashyapa was one of the seven ancient sages (rishi) considered as Saptarishis in Rigveda, numerous Sanskrit texts […]