Agastya



the legendary Aryan sage who introduced the Vedas to southern India.
Historical Examples

Thus have I, asked by thee, narrated to thee why Vindhya doth not increase in bulk, by reason of the power of Agastya.
Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa Bk. 3 Pt. 1 Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa

And Agastya also (with that wealth) did all that his wife Lopamudra had desired.
Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa Bk. 3 Pt. 1 Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa

Agastya: Let them prepare the altar, let them light the fire in front!
Sacred Books of the East Various

And Agastya ate up the whole of the meat supplied by Vatapi (transformed into a ram).
Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa Bk. 3 Pt. 1 Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa

And it is from that time that this spot hath become known on the earth as the asylum of Agastya.
Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa Bk. 3 Pt. 1 Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa

And those royal sages then obtaining Agastya’s permission, went away to their respective cities.
Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa Bk. 3 Pt. 1 Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa

(Vindhya and its people were spell bound by the Agastya sage).
The Yoga-Vasishtha Maharamayana of Valmiki, vol. 3 (of 4) part 2 (of 2) Valmiki

And the brave hero drank up his army, as Agastya did the water of the sea, and being victorious, captured the king alive.
The Kath Sarit Sgara Somadeva Bhatta

(iv) The Tamraparni rises on either side of a fine conical peak known as Agastiar-malai or Agastya’s hill.
Chaitanya’s Life And Teachings Krishna das Kaviraja

For having affronted the Brahmanas I, by (virtue of) Agastya’s malediction, have come by this condition.
The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa Bk. 3 Pt. 2 Translated by Kisari Mohan Ganguli

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