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Vedic Rshis (Rishis)

The Vedas are known to be apouruseyas. This can mean not created by man, or original author unknown (anonymous).

However the various Mandalas are associate with different rishis who we consider as the authors or composers who first handed these mantras down to us.

RgVeda Samhita

Prathama Mandala

Prathama Adhyayah 1 vargah

First Anuvakah

First Suktham : Vaisvamitro Madhucchandah Rshih : Agnih Devata : Gayathri Chandah (Madhucchandah, the son of Viswamitra)

Second Suktham : Vaisvamitro Madhucchandah Rshih : Vayu, Indra-Vayu, MitraVaruna Devatah : Gayathri Chandah

Third Suktham : Vaisvamitro Madhucchandah Rshih : Aswini, Indra, Visve Devah, Saraswati, Devatah : Gayathri Chandah

Second Anuvakah

Fourth Suktham : Vaisvamitro Madhucchandah Rshih :  Indra : Gayathri Chandah

Fifth Suktham : Vaisvamitro Madhucchandah Rshih :  Indra : Gayathri Chandah

Sixth Suktham : Vaisvamitro Madhucchandah Rshih :  Indra, Marut, Indra : Gayathri Chandah

Seventh Suktham : Vaisvamitro Madhucchandah Rshih :  Indra : Gayathri Chandah

Third Anuvakah

Eighth Suktham : Vaisvamitro Madhucchandah Rshih :  Indra : Gayathri Chandah

Ninth Suktham : Vaisvamitro Madhucchandah Rshih :  Indra : Gayathri Chandah

Tenth Suktham : Vaisvamitro Madhucchandah Rshih :  Indra : Anusthup Chandah

Eleventh Suktham : Maadhucchandaso Jeta Rshih :  Indra : Anusthup Chandah (Jeta (winner) the son of Madhucchandah)

Fourth Anuvakah

Twelfth Suktham : Kaanvo Medhatithih Rshih :  Agni, Nirmathya Havaniyou Agni Devata : Gayathri Chandah (Medhatitih, A son of Kanva)

Thirteenth Suktham : Kaanvo Medhatithih Rshih :  Idhmah Samiddhou Agni, Astanunapat, Naras’amsah, Ilah, Barhih, Devirdvarah, Ushasanaktha, Daivyou, Hotarou, Pracetasou, Saraswati, Ila, Bharati, Tvashta, Vansapati, Svaha aakrutayoh Agnih,   Devatah : (Etadaprisuktham) :Gayathri Chandah

Fourteenth Suktham : Kaanvo Medhatithih Rshih :  Visve Devah Devatah : Gayathri Chandah

Fifteenth Suktham : Kaanvo Medhatithih Rshih :  Indra, Maruta, Tvashta,  Agni, Indra, MitraVarunou, Dravinoda Agnih, Asvinou, Agnih  Devatah : (Etah rtu devatah): Gayathri Chandah

Sixteenth Suktham : Kaanvo Medhatithih Rshih :  Indra Devata : Gayathri Chandah

Seventeenth Suktham : Kaanvo Medhatithih Rshih :  IndraVarunou, Gayathri, Paadani(?) Devatah : Hasiyasi Va Gayathri Chandasi

Fifth Anuvakah

Eighteenth Suktham : Kaanvo Medhatithih Rshih :  Brahmanaspati, Indra, Brahmanaspati, Soma, Brahmanaspati, Soma, Indra, Dakshina, Sadaspati, Sadaspati, Narasama Va,   Devata : Gayathri Chandah

Nineteenth Suktham : Kaanvo Medhatithih Rshih :  Agni, Maruta Devata : Gayathri Chandah

Twentieth Suktham : Kaanvo Medhatithih Rshih :  Rbhou Devata : Gayathri Chandah

Twenty First Suktham : Kaanvo Medhatithih Rshih :  Indra Agni Devatah : Gayathri Chandah

Twenty Second Suktham : Kaanvo Medhatithih Rshih :   Asvini,  Savita, Agni, Devyah, Indra, Agni, Varuna, Anyagnayyah, Dyavapruthivyoh, Pruthivi, Vishnuh,  Devatah : Gayathri Chandah

Twenty Third Suktham : Kaanvo Medhatithih Rshih :   Vayu, Indra, Vayu, Mitra Varuna, Marutvan, Visve Devah, Pusha, Apah, Agni, Pura-ushnik  Devatah : 1-18 Gayathri Chandah 20-24 Anushtup Chandah

Sixth Anuvakah

Twenty Fourth Suktham : Ajigartih Sunah Sepah (sah krutrimo vaisvamitroh devaratah) Rshih :  Kah (Means Who? refers to Prajapati here), Agnih, Savita, Bhaga, Varuna  Devatah : Trishtup, Gayathri Chandah (S’unah S’epah was the genetic son of Ajigarta and the adopted son and student of Viswamitra)

Twenty Fifth Suktham : Ajigartih Sunah Sepah (sah krutrimo vaisvamitroh devaratah) Rshih :  Varuna  Devatah : Gayathri Chandah

Twenty Sixth Suktham : Ajigartih Sunah Sepah (sah krutrimo vaisvamitroh devaratah) Rshih :  Agni  Devatah : Gayathri Chandah

Twenty Seventh Suktham : Ajigartih Sunah Sepah (sah krutrimo vaisvamitroh devaratah) Rshih :  Agni, Devah, Devatah : Trishtup, Gayathri Chandah

Twenty Eight Suktham : Ajigartih Sunah Sepah (sah krutrimo vaisvamitroh devaratah) Rshih :  Indra, Ulukhala, Ulukhalamusale, Prajapati, Indra, Hari, Soma Devatah : Anushtup, Gayathri Chandah

Twenty Ninth Suktham : Ajigartih Sunah Sepah (sah krutrimo vaisvamitroh devaratah) Rshih :  Indra Devatah : Panktih Chandah

Thirtieth Suktham : Ajigartih Sunah Sepah (sah krutrimo vaisvamitroh devaratah) Rshih : Indra, Ashwinou, Usha : Gayathri, Padani Shrut Gayathri, Trishtup

Seventh Anuvakah

Thirtyfirst Suktham : Angirasah Hiranyastupa Rishih : Agnih Devata : Jagathi and Tristup Chandah

ThirtySecond Suktham : Angirasah Hiranyastupa Rishih : Indrah Devata : Tristup Chandah

ThirtyThird Suktham : Angirasah Hiranyastupa Rishih : Indrah Devata : Tristup Chandah

ThirtyFourth Suktham : Angirasah Hiranyastupa Rishih : Ashvini Devata : Jagati, Tristup Chandah

ThirtyFifth Suktham : Angirasah Hiranyastupa Rishih : Agnih, MitraVarunou, Rathrih, Savita,  Devata : Jagati, Tristup Chandah

Eighth Anuvakah

Thirty Sixth Suktham : Ghauraih Kanva Rishih : Agnih, Yupa, Devatah:  Pragatah  Chandah

Thirty Seventh Suktham : Ghauraih Kanva Rishih : Marutah Devatah : Gayathri Chandah

Thirty Eighth Suktham : Ghauraih Kanva Rishih : Marutah Devatah : Gayathri Chandah

Thirty Ninth Suktham : Ghauraih Kanva Rishih : Marutah Devatah : Pragatah Chandah

Fortieth Suktham : Ghauraih Kanva Rishih : Brahmanaspati  Devatah : Pragatah Chandah

Forty First Suktham : Ghauraih Kanva Rishih : Varuna, Mitra, Aryaman,  Devatah : Gayathri Chandah

Forty Second  Suktham : Ghauraih Kanva Rishih : Pusha,  Devatah : Gayathri Chandah

Forty Third  Suktham : Ghauraih Kanva Rishih : Rudra, Mitra Varuna, Soma : Gayathri, Anushtup Chandah

Ninth Anuvakah

Forty Fourth Suktham : Kaanvah PrasKanva Rishih : Agni, Ashwins, Usha, Agni, Devatah : Pragatha Chandah

Forty Fifth Suktham : Kaanvah PrasKanva Rishih : Agni, Devah, Devatah : Pragatha,  Anushtup Chandah

Forty Sixth Suktham : Kaanvah PrasKanva Rishih : Asvinou Devate : Gayathri, Chandah

Forty Seventh Suktham : Kaanvah PrasKanva Rishih : Asvinou Devate : PragAthah Chandah

Forty Eighth Suktham : Kaanvah PrasKanva Rishih : Usha : PragAthah Chandah

Forty Ninth Suktham : Kaanvah PrasKanva Rishih : Usha : Anushtup Chandah

Fiftieth Suktham : Kaanvah PrasKanva Rishih : Surya : Gayathri, Anushtup Chandah

First Mandala : To be continued.

Rg Veda : 7th Mandala : Prathama Anuvakah : (Complete)

More Info : Vasishtha’s Rg Vedic Mantras were to Agni, Indra, Vishnu, Rudra, Mitra, Varuna, Apah etc

Notes for using the material below : dEvatA – luminary, masculine, singular; dEvatE – two luminaries, masculine, dvivacanam; dEvatAh – two luminaries, masculine, dvivacanam

Rg Veda : 7th Mandala : Prathama Anuvakah :

Prathama Adhyayah :

Prathama Suktham : MaitraVaruni Vasishthah Rshih : agnih dEvatA

Dvitiya Adhyayah :

Dvitiya Suktham : idhma samiddhah va agnih, narAs’amsah, iLah, barhih, dEvIrdvArah, uShAsAnaktAh, daivyou, hOtArou, pracEtasou, dEvyah saraswatI iLA bhAratyah, tvashTA, vanaspatih, swAha krtayoh, devatAh

trtiya sUktam : agnih dEvatA

caturtha sUktam : agnih dEvatA

pancama sUktam : vais’vanarO agnih dEvatAh

SaSTam sUktam : vais’vanarO agnih dEvatAh

saptamam sUktam : vais’vanarO agnih dEvatAh

aSTamam sUktam :  agnih dEvatA

navamam  sUktam :  agnih dEvatA

das’amam sUktam :  agnih dEvatA

ekAdas’amam sUktam :  agnih dEvatA

dwAdas’am  sUktam :  agnih dEvatA

trayodas’am sUktam : vais’vanarO agnih dEvatAh

caturdas’am sUktam :  agnih dEvatA

pancadas’am sUktam :  agnih dEvatA

SoDas’am sUktam :  agnih dEvatA

saptAdas’am sUktam :  agnih dEvatA

aSTAdas’am sUktam :  indrah, paijavanasya sudAsO dAnastutih dEvatE

ekOnavims’am sUktam : indrah dEvatA

trtIyO Adhyayah

vims’am sUktam : indrO dEvatA

ekavims’am sUktam : indrO dEvatA

dwavims’am sUktam : indrO dEvatA

trayOvims’am sUktam : indrO dEvatA

caturvims’am sUktam : indrO dEvatA

pancavims’am sUktam : indrO dEvatA

SaDvims’am sUktam : indrO dEvatA

saptavims’am sUktam : indrO dEvatA

aSTAvims’am sUktam : indrO dEvatA

ekOnatrims’am sUktam : indrO dEvatA

trims’am sUktam : indrO dEvatA

ekatrims’am sUktam : indrO dEvatA

dwAtrims’am sUktam : indrO dEvatA : pUrvArdhasya vAsiSTah s’aktih va rSih (The rshi for these mantras is Vasishta’s son Sakthi (Veda Vyasa’s grandfather), Sakthi was present at Sita Devi’s oath taking ceremony.)

trayastrims’am sUktam : vasiSTaputrAh, vasiSTah devatah : Please note that the Devatah for these mantras are Vasishta’s sons and Vasishta himself. Thus we learn that the Devata is the luminary who is the object of worship.  The rshis for these mantras are vasiSTah for his sons and vasiSTaputrAh and Indra for Vasishta himself. That means that Vasishta’s sons and Indra worshipped Vasishta and Vasishta worshipped his sons.

catuhtrims’am sUktam : vis’vEdEvAh, ahih budhnyoh dEvatAh

pancatrims’am sUktam : vis’vEdEvAh dEvatAh

caturthah adhyAyah

SaTtrims’am sUktam : vis’vEdEvAh dEvatAh

saptatrims’am sUktam : vis’vEdEvAh dEvatAh

aSTatrims’am sUktam : savitA, bhago, vAjinO (horses) dEvatAh

ekonacatvarims’am sUktam : vis’vEdEvAh dEvatAh

catvarims’am sUktam : vis’vEdEvAh dEvatAh

ekacatvarims’am sUktam : indra, mitra, varuNa, asvi’, bhaga, pUSa,brahmaNaspati, soma, rudra, bhaga, uSasO,  dEvatAh

dvicatvarims’am sUktam : vis’vEdEvAh dEvatAh

tricatvarims’am sUktam : vis’vEdEvAh dEvatAh

catuhcatvarims’am sUktam : dadhikrahs’ vyuSO, agni, bhaga, indra, viSNu, pUSa, brahmaNaspati, Aditya, va prthivyApah , dadhikrAh dEvatAh

panchacatvarims’am sUktam : savitA dEvatAh

SaTcatvarims’am sUktam : rudrO dEvatAh

saptacatvarims’am sUktam : ApO dEvatAh

aSTacatvarims’am sUktam : rbhavah ,vis’vEdEvAh dEvatAh

ekonapancAs’am : vis’vEdEvAh dEvatAh

pancAs’am : mitrAvaruNou, agnih, nadyo,  vis’vEdEvAh dEvatAh

ekopancAs’am : AdityAh dEvatAh

dvipancAs’am : AdityAh dEvatAh

tripancAs’am : dyavaprthivyou dEvatAh

catuSpancAs’am : vAstoSpatih dEvatA

pancapancAs’am : vAstoSpatih, indrah dEvatE

SaTpancAs’am : marutah dEvatAh

saptapancAs’am : marutah dEvatAh

aSTapancAs’am : marutah dEvatAh

ekonaSaSTitamam sUktam : marutah rudrO devatAh

pancamah adhyayah

SaSTitamam sUktam : sUryah, mitrAvaruNah devatAh

ekaSaSTitamam sUktam :  mitrAvaruNau devatE

dviSaSTitamam sUktam : sUryah, mitrAvaruNau devatE

triSaSTitamam sUktam : sUryah, mitrAvaruNau devatE

catuhSaSTitamam sUktam :  mitrAvaruNau devatE

pancaSaSTitamam sUktam :  mitrAvaruNau devatE

SaTSaSTitamam sUktam :  mitrAvaruNau, AdityAh, sUryah  devatAh

saptaSaSTitamam sUktam :  as’vinou  devatE

aSTaSaSTitamam sUktam :  as’vinou  devatE

ekonasaptatitamam sUktam :  as’vinou  devatE

saptatitamam sUktam :  as’vinou  devatE

ekasaptatitamam sUktam :  as’vinou  devatE

dwisaptatitamam sUktam :  as’vinou  devatE

trisaptatitamam sUktam :  as’vinou  devatE

catus’saptatitamam sUktam :  as’vinou  devatE

pancasaptatitamam  sUktam :  as’vinou  devatE

SaTsaptatitamam sUktam :  uSasO  devatAh

saptasaptatitamam sUktam :  uSasO  devatAh

aSTasaptatitamam sUktam :  uSasO  devatAh

ekonAs’Ititamam sUktam :  uSasO  devatAh

as’Ititamam sUktam :  uSasO  devatAh

SaSTah adhyAyah

ekAs’Ititamam sUktam :  uSasO  devatAh

dwyas’Ititamam sUktam :  indrAvaruNau  devatE

tryas’Ititamam sUktam :  indrAvaruNau  devatE

caturas’Ititamam sUktam :  indrAvaruNau  devatE

pancas’Ititamam sUktam :  varuNO  devatA

SaDas’Ititamam sUktam : varuNO  devatA

saptAs’Ititamam sUktam : varuNO  devatA

aSTAs’Ititamam sUktam : varuNO  devatA

ekOnanavatitamam sUktam : varuNO  devatA

navatitamam sUktam : vayuh, indravayU  devatE

ekanavatitamam sUktam : vayuh, indravayU  devatE

dwinavatitamam sUktam : vayuh, indravayU  devatE

trinavatitamam sUktam : indrAgni  devatE

caturnavatitamam sUktam : indrAgni  devatE

pancanavatitamam sUktam : saraswatI, saraswAn,  devatE

SaNNavatitamam sUktam : saraswatI, saraswAn,  devatE

saptanavatitamam sUktam : indrah, brhaspatih, indrAbrahmaNaspatI, indrAbrhaspatI dEvatAh

aSTanavatitamam sUktam : indrah,  indrAbrhaspatI dEvatE

navanavatitamam sUktam : viSNuh, indrviSNU dEvatE

s’atatam sUktam : viSNuh dEvatA

saptamah adhyayah

ekOttara s’atatam sUktam : parjanyah dEvatA : maitravaruNih vasiSTah Agneyah kumArah va rshih (here maitravaruni vasishta is also called the son of Agni – Agneya Kumara – to be researched)

dyuttara s’atatam sUktam : parjanyah dEvatA : maitravaruNih vasiSTah Agneyah kumArah va rshih

tryuttara s’atatam sUktam : manDUkAh dEvatAh

caturuttara s’atatam sUktam :   indrAsOmau, indrah, sOmah, agnih, ekAdas’yAh dEvAh, grAvANah, marutah, prthivyantarikSare dEvatAh

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Written by Satya Sarada Kandula

July 19, 2009 at 7:26 am

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