Indian Mythology/Scholars/Rishis

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The divine scholars, or the major rushis:

  • Vyasa, also known as VedVyasa as he created the original Veda.
  • Valmiki, creator of Ramayana.
  • Bhrugu, creator of Bhrugu-Samhita ( http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bhrigu )
  • Charak, creator of Charak-Samhita (Advanced Medical Text)
  • Panini, creator of The Ashtadhyayi (grammar of Sanskrit)
  • Aaryabhata, great mathematician and astronomer ( http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aryabhata )


  • Vishwamitra
  • Bharadwaja
  • Doorwasa
  • Gautama
  • Markandeya
  • Narada