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The name of a legendary Vedic ṛṣi, said to be a Bhārgava. Married as an old man to the youthful Sukanyā, he is the subject of various Epic and Purāṇic myths, notably one in which he is rejuvenated by the Aśvins, an event that eventually leads to the latter's inclusion in the soma sacrifice.

Subjects: Hinduism.


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