Pulaha- The Philosophical Sage
Prajapati are the group of deities that take care of procreation and protection of life. The three main Prajapti were Lord Brahma, The Creator, Lord VishnuVishnu
Vishnu is one of the Supreme Gods of Hindus and is a part of Hindu Trinity,.., The Preserver and Lord Shiva, The Destroyer. (They are also the three Supreme Gods of Hindus known as Trinity). BrahmaBrahma
According to Hinduism, the whole creation is the work of Trimurti (the Hindu Trinity)... then created fourteen more Prajapati from various parts of his body and sage PulahaPulaha
Prajapati are the group of deities that take care of procreation and protection of life. The three main Prajapti were Lord Brahma, The Creator, Lord Vishnu... was one of them, created from his naval.
He is also one the seven sages named Saptarishi who regarded as the patriarchs of the Vedic religion (Hinduism as a religion). They are known as manas putra of Brahma meaning the ‘mind born sons’. They came into existence through Brahma’s mind and intellect. They are desired rather than the conceived offspring as Brahma needed helping hands in his process of creation. These sages were later turned into stars.
Sage Pulaha’s Life
Pulaha was a sage of profound philosophical wisdom. He spend most of his time meditating and learning more and more about the Vedas Four ancient texts constituting the oldest layer of Sanskrit literature and the oldest scriptures of Hinduism(sacred texts on Hinduism). He was married to Daksha’s daughter Kshama, meaning patience (DakshaDaksha
Brahma, the creator of the universe, created Daksha from his right thumb... was also one of the sons of Brahma, born from his right thumb). They both had four children together, three sons named Kardama, Atvarita and Sahishnu and a daughter named Peevari. This happened in the first birth of Pulahan. He then was cursed by ShivaShiva
Shiva is one of the Supreme Gods of Hindu Trinity that ... and reduced to ashes. He was reborn from Agni’s hair (the Goddess of fire and acceptor of sacrifices).
In his second birth, according to Bhagavat Purana (a sacred text based on the philosophies of and devotion to Vishnu, primarily focusing on one of his incarnation, Lord KrishnaKrishna
It is described that there are three aspects of the Supreme that must...), sage Pulaha was married to a very faithful woman named Gati. She was the fifth daughter of Kardama, a sage living on the banks of the River SaraswatiSaraswati
The name Saraswati is a combination of two Sanskrit words..., and his wife Devahuthi. Gati gave birth to three sons named Karmasrestha, Sahisnu and Variyan. Both the wife and the sons were devoted to Pulaha and the sons became sages too just like their father.
Pulaha had non-human sons such as lion, deer, tiger with other wives he had. They had animalistic qualities and were not well behaved. He was the progenitor of the Kimpurusas (exotic tribes living on Himalayas. They are described as lion-headed beings), Pisacas (dark souls), goblins and various animals. He then adopted one of the sons of Agastya (one of the Saptarishi), named Drudhasya.