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Agasthya
Agasthya

Agastya (Tamil: ????????? Agathiyar;[1] Telugu: ???????; Kannada: ???????; Sanskrit: ???????; Malay: Anggasta; Thai: Akkhot) is one of the Saptarishis who are extolled at many places in the Vedas and a revered Vedic sage and earliest Siddhar. He is also believed to be the author of Agastya Samhita. Agastya is a name of Shiva too. The word is also written as Agasti and Agathiyar.[1] A-ga means a mountain, and Asti means thrower.[2] Agastya the Muni, son of Urvashi was born of both Gods, Mitra and Varuna.[2][3] Agastya is also the Indian astronomical name of the star of Canopus, is said to be the 'cleanser of waters', since its rising coincides with the calming of the waters of the Indian Ocean. He was son of Pulasthya, son of Brahma.

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