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I want to know about MAHARSHEE YAGYAVALKYA.....genuine ans...pl..

Asked by asha sharma, 20 May '09 01:33 am
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The famous rishi Yagyavalkya, whose very name means knower of the Vedas, was born to Brahmarath and Sunanda in Chamatkarpur. Yagyavalkya became a great scholar. He wrote Yagyavalkya Smruti. His Ashram attracted many disciples. There are many interesting tales about Yagyavalkya.

One of them is given in the Brihadaranyaka Upanishad (3.9.1). It is about a desciple inquiring as to the number of gods there are. The dialogue between the desciple and Yagyavalkya runs as follows:

Then Vidaghdha, son of Shakala, asked him, "How many gods are there, Yajnavalkya?"

Yajnavalkya, ascertaining the number through a group of mantras known as the Nivid, replied, "As many as are mentioned in the Nivid of the gods: three hundred and three, and three thousand and three."

"Very good," said the son of Shakala, "and how many gods are there, Yajnavalkya?"
"Thirty-three." ...more
Answered by anantharaman, 20 May '09 04:47 am

 
  
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Taga vla ka i gretest philosopher about atma gyan in purana he had two wives and wirter of bhrhadaranyaka upanishad .Thoygh the writers of anyupanishad are not normally mebtioned his name coms for his smruti composition in vedic literatures .many rishis usd his scriptures for further syatematic study of vedants in life
Answered by Dinesh C S, 20 May '09 08:42 am

 
  
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Again advise U to browse just by putting Maharishi yagyavalkya-U will get a lot
Answered by Narayana Raja, 20 May '09 05:24 am

 
  
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He learned YajurVed from Veshampayam in 6-7 yrs, which was very fast. He remembered all the shloks!
Then we learned Mantra Vidya and Aadhyatama Vidya from Aaruni Rishi.
Then Rig Ved from Shakalya Rishi and then Yog vidya from Hirangyanabh.
He returned to the ashram of Yagyavalkya, and due to a issue returned the YajurVed Knowledge back to Veshampayam. He then worte his own Shukla YajurVed and also worte the Shatpath Brahman.
He took them to the youth and also simpified the aadhyata concepts for the common man through Shatpath Brahman.
Janak and Janmajay kings were very good rulers and knew the greatness of Yagyavalkya.
He had a very good family life with wife Kakyayini. Later he had another wife called Maitri, which shldnt be taken in the wrong sense as the stiory behind is very nice and touchly.
Hes known as the Father of Indian Philosophy.
Answered by Mehul, 02 Sep '09 04:42 pm

 
  
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