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What is the lineage of Yajnavalkya, the guru of Janaka?

Ṛṣi Yājñavalkya is very venerable & renowned Ṛṣi, not only in itihāsa-purāṇas, but also in śruti. And in smṛtis, he is a śiromani, being the author of Yājñavalkya dharmaśāstra. As for the gotra &...
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Who are Kanvas?

Before explaining who are Kaṇvas, I would prefer clearing up some basics. saptānām r̥ṣīṇām agastyāṣṭamānāṁ yad apatyam tad gotram Gotra is that whole group of persons descended from anyone of the ...
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