Name: Rishi

Origin and Meaning of the Name Rishi

  • Meaning:
    Seer; sage
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  • Meaning:
    Seer; sage
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  • Pronunciation:
    (rih shih)
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    Itself (Rishi)
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    English and Hindi speaking countries
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    A general name for the mind-born sons of Lord Brahma, among whom Vasishtha is the greatest. The Rishis are the first seers of the Vedas and of the Vedic mantras. Also a name for the Sannyasis who have a right or integral vision of the truth.

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