Sage Kashyap

According to Hindu mythology, Sage Kashyap was the father of devas, asuras, nagas and mankind. He was the son of Marichi who married Daksha Prajapatiís thirteen daughters. The names of those daughters were Aditi, Diti, Danu, Kala, Danayu, Sinhika, Krodha, Pradha, Vishwa, Vinata, Kapila, Manu and Kadru. Aditi was the seniormost benevolent wife of the sage Kashyap. She gave birth to all deities including Lord Indra and Aditya or Surya.

Updated on 4th November, 2005


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