an inspired sage or poet.
(initial capital letter) one of seven of these to whom the Vedas supposedly were revealed.
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How to use rishi in a sentence
Agni, worthy to be magnified by the ancient Rishis and by the present ones—may he conduct the gods hither.Sacred Books of the East | Various
The faith of the Rishis, as will be shown later, like that of the psalmists, has a noble moral aspect.Myth, Ritual, and Religion, Vol. 1 | Andrew Lang
The Rishis and priests of the princely families were on their way to becoming the all-powerful Brahmans.Myth, Ritual, and Religion, Vol. 1 | Andrew Lang
Greater than the son of Ila, than the kings of earth in might, Holier than the holy rishis, be thou in thy virtue bright!Maha-bharata | Anonymous
Rishis came to good Yudhishthir, sat beside his evening fires, Many olden tales recited, legends of our ancient sires.Maha-bharata | Anonymous