Agastya's Birth in a Pot

Muneo TOKUNAGA mtokunag at BUN.KYOTO-U.AC.JP
Thu Dec 12 12:02:40 UTC 2002

garzilli> Actually RV VII.33.11 refers specifically to Vasistha's birth.

One may also refer to st.13, in which Maana=Agastya is born
simultaneously (Geldner's note on 13c and his footnote, RV, Vol.I,
p.237, fn.1). Thus the story goes back to the RV.

I coundn't find the actual episode of his birth from the pot (besides
the naming) in the main text of the MBh (Cr.Ed.).


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