In an abridged version of Brahmanda Purana,

After a while, he saw Indra riding the elephant Iravata. The sage approached Indra, who did not appear to recognise and prostrate to the sage. However, the sage did not get angry and said, ―Indra! This is the garland given by the Divine Mother Herself.

In oxford dictionary "Sage" mean a very wise person. Is this right or It has different meaning?

  • en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rishi – user2225190 Apr 22 '18 at 6:07
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    Related or a duplicate of Meaning of Sadhu, Sant, Rishi and Muni – Sarvabhouma Apr 22 '18 at 6:18
  • it isn't related or duplicated. the question has two parts, and the question which may related isn't answer my question. @Sarvabhouma – Ahmed Bkhaty Apr 22 '18 at 12:15
  • Then edit the question. Meaning of a sage, muni, rishi is already asked and answered in that question. Ask second part only. Also ask only one topic per question. – Sarvabhouma Apr 22 '18 at 12:21
  • Sadhu, Sant, Rishi and Muni which word mean sage? @Sarvabhouma – Ahmed Bkhaty Apr 22 '18 at 12:26

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