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[ah-guh s-tyuh]
  1. the legendary Aryan sage who introduced the Vedas to southern India.
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  • Agastya: Let them prepare the altar, let them light the fire in front!

    Sacred Books of the East


  • And Agastya also (with that wealth) did all that his wife Lopamudra had desired.

  • (iv) The Tamraparni rises on either side of a fine conical peak known as Agastiar-malai or Agastya's hill.

    Chaitanya's Life And Teachings

    Krishna das Kaviraja

  • There on that mountain is the asylum of Agastya abounding in fruits and roots and water.

  • And obtaining her as wife, Agastya addressed Lopamudra, saying, "Cast thou away these costly robes and ornaments."