Names of Rishis & Rishikas II in Alphabetic order

Sri Sudarsana, The Wheel God Known as Chakrathazhwar.

Jaya Jaya Sri Sudarsana !

Rishis (male) and Rishikas (female) – Their Compositions .

(The names in Red bold type are female Rishikas) .

Following is the list of Rishis & Rishikas, compiled in alphabetic order that I got from Sri Pandit Ram Sivan. Thus far, 356 names of Rishis are now available that includes the female Rishikas. I hope readers find this list useful. The original list of Rg Veda authors is already given in this page. The following are the additional names, and not necessarily the composers of Rg Veda. 

Abhitapa Saurya x 1Abhivarta Angiras x 1Agastya Maitravaruni x 27Aghamarsana Madhucchandas  x 1Agni Barhaspatya x 1 coAgni Caksusa  x 1Agni Dhisnya Aisvaraya x 1sAgni Saucika x 5Agni Tapasa x 1Agniyuta Sthaura x 1Akrsta Masa x 1 coAmahiyu Angiras x 1Ambarisa Varsagira x 1 coAmhomuk Vamadevya x 1Ananata Parucchepi  x 1Andhigu Syavasvi x1 coAnga Aurava x 1Anila Vatayana x 1Apala Atreyi x 1Apratiratha Aindra x 1Arbuda Kadraveya Sarpa x 1Arcan Hairanyastupa x 1Arcananas Atreya  x 3Aristanemi Tarksya  x 1Aruna Vaitahavya x 1Asita Kasyapa x 20 ? Devala Kasyapa x 20Astadamstra Vairupa  x 1Astaka Vaisvamitra x 1Atri Bhauma x 15Atri Sankhya x1Avasyu Atreya x 2Avatsara Kasyapa x 9Ayasya Angiras x 5Ayu Kanva x 1Babhru Atreya x 1Bahuvrkta Atreya x 2Bahuvrkta Atreya x 2Bandhu Gaupayanas x 4 coBaru Angiras x 1Bharadvaja Barhaspatya x 60Bharga Pragatha x 2Bhiksu Angiras x 1Bhisag Atharvana x 1Bhutamsa Kasyapa x 1Bhuvana Aptya x 1 coBindu Angiras x 1Brahmatithi Kanva x1Brhaddiva Atharvana x 1Brhaduktha Vamadevya x 3Brhanmati Angiras x 2Brhaspati Angiras x 2Budha Saumya x 1Budha x 1Caksu Manava x 1Caksu Saurya x 1Citramaha Vasistha x 1Cyavana Bhargava x 1Daksina Prajapatya x 1 coDamana Yamayana x 1Devamuni Airammada x 1Devapi Arstisena x 1Devasravas Yamayana x 1Devatithi Kanva x 1Dharuna Angiras x 1Dhruva Angiras x 1Dirghatamas Aucathya x 24Divya Angiras x 1 coDrlhacyuta Agastya x 1Drona x 1 coDurmitra Kautsa x 1 coDuvasyu Vandana x 1Dvita Aptya x 1Dyumna Visvacarsani Atreya x 1Dyumnika VasisthaEkadyu Naudhasa x 1Etasa Vatarasanas x 1 coEvayamarut Atreya x 1Garga Bharadvaja x 1Gathin Kausika x 4Gatu Atreya x 1Gauriviti Saktya x 4Gavisthira Atreya x 1Gavisthira Atreya x 1 ? BudhaGaya Atreya x 2Gaya Plata x 2Gharma Saurya x 1 coGhora Angiras x 1Ghosa Kaksivati x 2Gopavana Atreya x 2Gosuktin Kanva x 2 ? Asvasuktin Kanva x 2Gotama Rahugana x 21Grtsamada Saunahotra; later Grtsamada Saunaka x 36Grtsamada Saunaka x 1 coHarimanta Angiras x 1Haryata Pragatha x 1Havirdhana Angi x 2Hiranyagarbha Prajapatya x 1Hiranyastupa Angiras x 7Idhmavaha Darlhacyuta x 1Indra Muskavan x1Indra Vaikuntha x 3Indramatara Devajamaya x 1Indrani x 1Indrapramati Vasistha x 1 coIrimbitha Kanva x 3Isa Atreya x 2Ita Bhargava x 1Jamadagni Bhargava x 5Jaratkarna Sarpa Airvata x 1Jaritr x 1 coJaya Aindra x 1Jeta Madhucchandas x 1Juhu Brahmajaya x 1Juti Vatarasanas x 1 coKaksivan Dairghatamas x 12Kali Pragatha x 1Kanva Ghaura x 9Kapota Nairrta x 1Karikrata Vatarasanas x 1 coKarnasrut Vasistha x 1coKasyapa Marica x 6 ? +5Kata Vaisvamitra x 2Kavasa Ailusa x 5Kavi Bhargava x 8Ketu Agneya x 1Krsa Kanva x 1Krsna Angiras x 6Krtnu Bhargava x 1Kumara Agneya x 2Kumara Agneya x 2 part authorKumara Yamayana x 1Kurma Gartsamada x 3Kurusuti Kanva x 2Kusidin Kanva  x3Kusika Saubhara x 1 coKutsa Angiras x 21Laba Aindra x 1Lusa Dhanaka x 2Madhucchandas Vaisvamitra x 11Mandhata Yauvanasva x 1Manu Apsava x 1Manu Samvarana x 1 coManu Vaivasvata x 5Manya Maitravaruni x 1Manyu Tapasa x 2Manyu Vasistha x 2Matarisvan Kanva x 1Matitha Yamayana x 1Matsya Sammada x 1Medhatithi Kanva x 19Medhya Kanva x 3Medhyatithi Kanva x 3Mrlika Vasistha x 2Mudgala Bharmyasva x 1Murdhanvan Vamadevya x 1Nabhahprabhedana Vairupa x 1Nabhaka Kanva x 4Nabhaka Kanva x 4Nabhanedistha Manava x 2Nahusa Manava x 1 coNara Bharadvaja x 2Narada Kanva x 3Narada Kanva x 3 coNema Bhargava x 1Nidhruvi Kasyapa x 1Nipatithi Kanva x 1Nodhas Gautama x 9Nrmedha Angiras x 4Nrmedha Angiras, Purumedha Angiras x 2Parasara Saktya x 10Parucchepa Daivodasi x 13Parvata Kanva x 3 coPatanga Prajapatya x 1Paura Atreya x 2Paura Atreya x 2Pavitra Angiras x 3Payu Bharadvaja x 3Prabhuvasu Angiras x 4Pracetas Angiras x 1Pragatha Kanva x 7Prajapati Paramesthin x 1Prajapati Vacya x 1Prajapati Vaisvamitra x 1 coPrajapati Vaisvamitra x 4Prajapati Vaisvamitra/Vacya x 4Prajavan Prajapatya x 1Praskanva Kanva x 10Pratardana Daivodasi x 1Pratardana Kasiraja x 1 coPratha Vasistha x 1 coPratibhanu Atreya x 1Pratiksatra Atreya x1Pratiprabha Atreya x 1Pratiratha Atreya x 1Prayasvantu Atreya x 1Prayoga Bhargava x 1 coPriyamedha Angiras x 5Prsadhra Kanva x 1Prsni Aja x 1 coPrthu Vainya x 1Punarvatsa Kanva x 1Purana Vaisvamitra x 1Puru Atreya x 2Puruhanman Angiras x 1Purumilha Sauhotra x 2 ? Ajamilha Sauhotra x 2Pururavas Aila x 1 coPustigu Kanva x 1Putadaksa Angiras x 1 coRahugana Angiras x 2Raksoha Brahma x 1Rama Jamadagnya x 1Ratahavya Atreya x 2Ratri Bharadvaji x 1 coRebha Kasyapa x 1Rebhasunu Kasyapas x 2Renu Vaisvamitra x 2Rjisvan Angiras x 1 coRjisvan Bharadvaja x 5Rjrasva Varsagira x 1Rsabha Vairaja Sakvara x 1Rsabha Vaisvamitra x 3Rsyasrnga Vatarasanas x 1 coSabara Kaksivata x 1Saci Paulomi x 1Sadaprna Atreya  x 11Sadhana Aptya x 1 coSadhri Vairupa x 1Sadhvamsa Kanva x 1Sakaputa Narmedha x 1Sakti Vasistha x 2Samvanana Angiras x 1Samvarana Prajapatya x 2Samvarta Angiras x 1Samyu Barhaspatya x 4Sankha Yamayana x 1Sankusuka Yamayana x 1Sapratha Bharadvaja x 1 coSaptagu Angiras x 1Saptavadhri Atreya x 1Sapti Vajambhara x 2Sarisrkva x 1 coSarnga x 1 coSarparajni x 1Sarvahari Aindra  x 1Saryata Manava  x 1Sasa Atreya x1Sasa Bharadvaja x 1Sasakarna Kanva x 1Sata Vaikhanasa x 1Sataprabhedana Vairupa x 1Satyadhrti Varuni x 1Satyasravas Atreya x 2Savya Angiras x 7Sibi Ausinara x 1 coSikata Nivavari x 1 coSindhudvipa Ambarisa x 1Sindhuksit Praiyamedha x 1Sirimbitha Bharadvaja x 1Sisu Angiras x 1Sobhari Kanva x 4Somahuti Bhargava x 4Sraddha Kamayani x 1Srustigu Kanva x 1Srutabandhu Gaupayanas x 4 coSrutavida Atreya x 1Stambhamitra x 1 coSubandhu Gaupayanas x 4 coSudas Paijavana x 1Suditi Purumilha x 1Suhastya Ghauseya x 1Suhotra Bharadvaja x 2Sukaksa Angiras x 2Sukirti Kaksivata x 1Sumitra Kautsa x 1 co ? FSumitra Vadhryasva  x 2Sunahotra Bharadvaja x 2Sunahsepa Ajigarti x 1Sunahsepa Ajigarti x 8 (Devarata Vaisvamitra? X 7)Sunu Arbhava x 1Suparna Kanva x1Surya Savitri x 1Sutambhara Atreya x 4Suvedas Sairisi x 1Svasti Atreya x 2Syavasva Atreya x 17Syena Agneya x 1Syumarasmi Bhargava  x 2Tanva Parthya x 1Tapurmurdhan Barhaspatya x 1Tirasci Angiras x 2Trasadasyu Paurukutsa x 1Trisiras Tvastra x 4Trisoka Kanva x 1Trita Aptya x 11Tryaruna Traivrsna x 1Ucathya Angiras x 3Ula Vatayana x 1Upastuta Varstihavya x 1Urdhvagrava Arbuda x 1Urdhvasadman Yamayana x 1Uru Angiras x 1Urucakri Atreya x 2Uruksaya Angiras x 1Urvasi – 1Usana Kavya x 4Utkila Katya x 2Vak Ambhrni x 1Vamadeva Gautama x 56Vamra Vaikhanasa x 1Vasa Asvya x 1Vasistha Maitravaruni  x 107Vasu Bharadvaja x 3Vasukarna Vasukra x 2Vasukra Aindra x 3Vasukra Vasistha x 1 coVasukrt Vasukra x 7Vasumanas Rauhidasva x 1 coVasusruta Atreya x 4Vasuyava Atreya x 2Vatajuti Vatarasanas x 1 coVatsa Agneya  x 1Vatsa Kanva x 3Vatsapri Bhalandana x 4Vavri Atreya x 1Vena Bhargava x 2Vibhrat Saurya x 1Vihavya Angiras x 1Vimada Aindra x 7Vindu Angiras x 1 coViprabandhu Gaupayanas x 4 coViprajuti Vatarasanas x 1 coVirupa Angiras x 2Virupa Atreya x 1Visnu Prajapatya x 1Visvaka Karsni x1Visvakarma Bhauvana x 2Visvamanas Vaiyasva x 4Visvamitra Gathina x 49Visvamitra, Jamadagni x 1 coVisvasaman Atreya x 1Visvasvan Aditya x 1Visvavara Atreyi x 1Visvavasu Devagandharva x 1Vivrha Kasyapa x 1Vrsa Jana Atreya x 1Vrsagana Vasistha x 1 coVrsakapi Aindra x 1Vrsanaka Vatarasanas x 1 coVyaghrapada Vasistha x 1Vyasva Angiras x 1Yajata Atreya x 2Yajna Prajapatya x 1Yaksmanasana Prajapatya x 1Yama Vaivasvata x 2Yami Vaivasvati x 1Yayati Nahusa x 1 co

 I am thankful to Sri Sri Pundit Ram Sivan of Australia Sri Ramanuja Matham for compiling the above list alphabetically and including the missing names. His commendable work on Rishis names and finding them from the different Vedic Scripts from different source of books are really a treasure to preserve.

TRS Iyengar

TRS Iyengar

Born on Makara Uthiradam star, native of Mukkur and brought up in Ladavaram village near Arcot and now well settled in Mumbai for over five decades. Presently, at 70, trying to run this website without any commercial expectations or profit motive, just for the sake of our future generations to understand about Sanatana Dharma & Srivaishnavam sampradayam.Within my limited knowledge that I put it here, what I learnt from the world.

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