MANASA-PUTRA, MANASA-PUTRA – Mind-born of Brahma


This title of child of mind was given to those who were born of the mind of Brahma, the creator. Lists of seven, nine, and ten are given. In most cases the manasa-putras are thought of as identical to the Prajapatis, the progenitors of all beings in each creation. The list of nine included Bhrigu, Pulastya, Pulaha, Kratu, Angiras, Marici, Daksha, Atri, and Vasishtha.

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