Associations to the word «Rishi»

Wiktionary

RISHI, noun. A Vedic poet and seer who composed Rigvedic hymns, who alone or with others invokes the deities with poetry of a sacred character.
RISHI, noun. (post-Vedic) A Hindu sage or saint occupying the same position in India history as the patriarchs of other countries, constituting a peculiar class of beings in the early mythical system, as distinct from Asuras, Devas and mortal men.
RISHI, proper noun. A male given name It is an Indian name

Wise words

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