- an inspired sage or poet.
- (initial capital letter) one of seven of these to whom the Vedas supposedly were revealed.
Origin of rishi
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Historical Examples of rishi
They are now construed in terms foreign to the rishi and to the pandit.India, Its Life and Thought
John P. Jones
The Rishi fell in love with them, and eventually three sons were born.
The Rishi, with his magic, burnt up the demons into thin ash.
In so doing, he cut off the head of a Rishi, who was doing penance.
Vrinda, thinking that he was dead, begged the Rishi to restore him to her.