Atri (Sanskrit: अत्रि) or Attri is a Vedic sage, who is credited with composing a large number of hymns to Agni, Indra and other Vedic deities of Hinduism. Atri is . Atri Smriti. Katyayna Smriti. Parashara Smriti. Manu Smriti. Aushanasa Smriti. Harita Smriti. Gautama Smriti. Yama Smriti. Upsmritis. 1. What Atri Smriti is saying is, that (santapana) is the punishment for having unnatural sexual intercourse with any female animals except a cow.

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This page was last edited on 30 Decemberat He was a mind-born son of Brahma. Rishi You never know. Many descendents of Atri are told in scriptures. In case atrii a similar offence against a cow, the punishment is even more severe.

By holding intercourse with a cow, one should perform- a Chandrayana spoken of by Manu. Instead of protesting to close the question, ask and argue why this skriti be written in our Scriptures. AnuragSingh Actually in the evening it came to my mind and then i searched in Atri Smriti.

What are Smritis?

A number of sages named Atri are mentioned in the various medieval era Puranas. The Vaikhanasas continue to be a significant community in South India, and they adhere to their Vedic heritage.

Keshav thank you so much. For the town in Italy, see Atri, Abruzzo. One should behave like his own self, towards others, his own relations and friends, him who envies him, and even his enemy.

A rati; An act of worship with lighted lamp accompanied by Mantra chanting or group prayer Nonviolence in the Mahabharata: Sita learned the responsibility of a wife from his wife Anasuya, an embodiment smrlti chastity. Atri’s wife is Anasuya, a daughter of Kardama Prajapati. Even I was thinking- how could our Scriptures say not to discharge semen in any inhuman female other than cow.


Purana Atri’s wife is Anasuya, a daughter of Kardama Prajapati.

Atri – Wikipedia

If I’ve satisfactorily answered your question, you should click the accept check mark. This is called Dana. It was all misinterpretation due to not studying preceding verses. Can a man discharge semen in a cow. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Mandala 5 comprises 87 hymns, mainly to Agni and Indrabut also to the Visvedevas “all the gods’the Marutsthe twin-deity Mitra-Varuna and the Asvins. I know that it is not promoted like a festival, but why would this still not even be condemned- not discharging semen in any inhuman femaleexcept for cow. Brahmin gotras Hindu aatri Prajapatis Gotras.

He is the seer of the fifth Mandala Book 5 of the Rigveda. Along with other topics of Dharma sastra it treats of Dana, Smrjti, and Tapa in detail. Atri’s hut is described to be in Chitrakuta, [4] near a lake with divine music and songs, the water loaded with flowers, green water leaves, with many “cranes, fisherbirds, floating tortoises, swans, frogs and pink geese”.

Atreya Punarvasu, a teacher of Ayurveda is yet another Atreya. Gayatri is a celebrated vedic chandas or meter. The wife of Atri was Anasuyawho is considered one of the seven female pativratas.

By discharging semen into inhuman females except a cow, into a woman in [her] menses, into others that have no female organs a man or a eunuchor into water one should perform the penance of Santapanam. Jamison ; Joel P. The mythical legends therein about Atri are diverse and inconsistent.


Here is what the Atri Smriti says in context:. Intercourse with all animals is forbidden, it’s just that the Prayaschitta required is more arduous in the case of a cows than in the case of another animal. Gayatri is to be received as a ari initiated into mantra from an elderly person who is The fifth Mandala Book 5 of Rigveda is called the Atri Mandala in his honour, and the eighty seven hymns in it are attributed to him and his descendants.

He is also associated with various ages, the notable being in Treta Yuga during Ramayanawhen he and Anasuya advised Rama and his wife Sita. Rigveda Yajurveda Samaveda Atharvaveda.

Subsisting on the urine of cows, cowdung, milk, sour milk, clarified butter, and a decoction of Kusagrass, and fasting during one day and night, that is called a Samtapana Krikkhra. Oh ok just now realised what you are actually asking. Atri is one of the Saptarishi seven great Vedic sages in the Hindu tradition, and the one most mentioned in its scripture Rigveda. It consisting of 24 syllables – generally arranged There is a Dharmasastra Atributed to him as Atreya Dharmasastra.

Rama visiting Atri’s hermitage.

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