Agasti

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Kuta (अगस्ति) is a place name mentioned by Panini under Sankashadi (संकाशादि) (4.2.80.10) group. [1] It is also mentioned in Mahabharata.

Variants of name

History

In some reckonings, Agastya is the greatest of the Seven Sages or Saptarshis. The word is also written as Agasti. A-ga means a mountain, Asti, thrower. Also a name of Lord Shiva. Agastya the Rishi, was born of both Gods, Mitra and Varuna, from Urvashi.

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In Mahabharata

References


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