Questions tagged [agastya]
Agastya is one of the ancient saptarishis and a revered Vedic sage. He is also believed to be the author of Agastya Samhita. Agastya is also the Indian astronomical name of the star of Canopus, is said to be the 'cleanser of waters', since its rising coincides with the calming of the waters of the Indian Ocean. He was son of Pulastya, son of Brahma.