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  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Rishi rish′i a sage or poet, the author of a Vedic hymn
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary


In literature:

The world, declared the Rishis, is a series of sacrifices disclosing other sacrifices.
"Pagan & Christian Creeds" by Edward Carpenter
The name Taittirya is derived from a partridge, or from a Rishi named Partridge in Sanskrit.
"Myth, Ritual, and Religion, Vol. 1" by Andrew Lang
It was love not hatred that made him choose the form of a Rakshasa rather than the form of a Rishi.
"Avatâras" by Annie Besant
The demon instantly quitted the tiger's body, and asked the Rishi what he should do.
"Indian Fairy Tales" by Anonymous
Their chief gods are Rishi and his wife Jago.
"The Ethnology of the British Colonies and Dependencies" by Robert Gordon Latham
The rishi or sage Markandeya, who was remarkable for his austerities and great age, is also known as Dirgayus.
"Omens and Superstitions of Southern India" by Edgar Thurston
There are hermits who fall into perdition, and there are humble householders who mount to the rank of rishis.
"The Gospel of Buddha" by Paul Carus
He mentions also his own proper name and his gotra, which is always the name of some rishi or saint.
"Phallic Miscellanies" by Hargrave Jennings
Why such a very mundane and political idea should need an order from a Rishi is not explained.
"H. P. Blavatsky" by Alice Leighton Cleather
It is beyond question that the Rishis regard them as elementary and mainly as storm-gods.
"Myth, Ritual And Religion, Vol. 2 (of 2)" by Andrew Lang
Not a rishi whose views do not differ from those of others.
"Chaitanya's Life And Teachings" by Krishna das Kaviraja
In the hut, however, there was a mouse, which used to live upon the leavings of the Rishi's supper.
"Folk-Tales of Bengal" by Lal Behari Day
Manu, for instance, embarks with the seven "rishis" or wise men, and takes with him all kinds of seed.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 10" by Various
Among the old Hindoos the seven stars represented the seven Rishis.
"Astronomical Curiosities" by J. Ellard Gore
This is the deepest secret of the Rishi.
"Sagas from the Far East" by Various
Both of these were among the seven powerful Rishis who made the hierarchy of India in the earliest age known to us.
"Demonology and Devil-lore" by Moncure Daniel Conway
Then the Rishis come with jars full of consecrated water, say the solemn words, and pour the water upon the heads of Rama and Sita.
"The History of Antiquity, Volume IV (of 6)" by Max Duncker
In India there are seven holy rivers, and seven holy Rishis, represented by the seven stars of the Great Bear.
"Solomon and Solomonic Literature" by Moncure Daniel Conway
Heaven, seeing earth trodden by him, no longer takes pride in being dwelt in by the Seven Rishis.
"The Kadambari of Bana" by Bana
They say they all belong to the same gotra, Sankhiayan, named after Sankhiaya Rishi, the ancestor of the caste.
"The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India" by R. V. Russell

In news:

An event April 14 at on the east side will showcase Rishi teas in a tasting with hors d'oeuvres and again in a five-course dinner, set to live music.
Rishi Tea founders Ben Harrison (left) and Joshua Kaiser taste teas in the evaluation room at the Rishi Tea headquarters in Bay View.
Rishi Tea Links Global Ingredients with Local Market.
Rishi Prabhu's startup, Bespoke Post, promises to turn men into gentlemen.
Officer Rishi Gobin, 34, who was off-duty, was listed in stable condition at Jamaica Hospital after the fugitive suspect stabbed him in the torso, police said.
Officer Rishi Gobin, 34, who was off- duty, was listed in stable condition at Jamaica Hospital after the fugitive suspect stabbed him in the torso, police said.
Photo by Rishi Menon via Flickr Creative Commons.
I'll pay anything to meet him,'" said Travis Lovestedt, son of the restaurant's owner, belly dancer Darlene "Rishi" Brown.
Milwaukee Brewing Co. Pairs with Rishi Tea.
Director Rishi Kaneria trained his camera on professional stunt man Dante Ha's aerial flips and twists.
Rishi Tea specializes in a wide range of teas, from yerba maté to rooibos and white peony.

In science:

The author thanks Tom Kurtz and Columbia doctoral students Itay Gurvich, Guodong Pang and Rishi Talreja for helpful comments on this paper.
Proofs of the martingale FCLT
The authors would like to thank Madhur Tulsiani and Rishi Saket for extensive discussions during early stages of this work.
Testing Permanent Oracles -- Revisited