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Rishis (male) and Rishikas (female) - Their Compositions .

(The names in Red bold type are female Rishikas) .

Following is the list of Rishis & Rishikas, compiled in alphabetic order that I got from Sri Pandit Ram Sivan. Thus far, 356 names of Rishis are now available that includes the female Rishikas. I hope readers find this list useful. The original list of Rg Veda authors is already given in this page. The following are the additional names, and not necessarily the composers of Rg Veda. 

  1. Abhitapa Saurya x 1

  2. Abhivarta Angiras x 1

  3. Agastya Maitravaruni x 27

  4. Aghamarsana Madhucchandas  x 1
  5. Agni Barhaspatya x 1 co
  6. Agni Caksusa  x 1
  7. Agni Dhisnya Aisvaraya x 1s
  8. Agni Saucika x 5
  9. Agni Tapasa x 1
  10. Agniyuta Sthaura x 1
  11. Akrsta Masa x 1 co
  12. Amahiyu Angiras x 1
  13. Ambarisa Varsagira x 1 co
  14. Amhomuk Vamadevya x 1
  15. Ananata Parucchepi  x 1
  16. Andhigu Syavasvi x1 co
  17. Anga Aurava x 1
  18. Anila Vatayana x 1
  19. Apala Atreyi x 1
  20. Apratiratha Aindra x 1
  21. Arbuda Kadraveya Sarpa x 1
  22. Arcan Hairanyastupa x 1
  23. Arcananas Atreya  x 3
  24. Aristanemi Tarksya  x 1
  25. Aruna Vaitahavya x 1
  26. Asita Kasyapa x 20 ? Devala Kasyapa x 20
  27. Astadamstra Vairupa  x 1
  28. Astaka Vaisvamitra x 1
  29. Atri Bhauma x 15
  30. Atri Sankhya x1
  31. Avasyu Atreya x 2
  32. Avatsara Kasyapa x 9
  33. Ayasya Angiras x 5
  34. Ayu Kanva x 1
  35. Babhru Atreya x 1
  36. Bahuvrkta Atreya x 2
  37. Bahuvrkta Atreya x 2
  38. Bandhu Gaupayanas x 4 co
  39. Baru Angiras x 1
  40. Bharadvaja Barhaspatya x 60
  41. Bharga Pragatha x 2
  42. Bhiksu Angiras x 1
  43. Bhisag Atharvana x 1
  44. Bhutamsa Kasyapa x 1
  45. Bhuvana Aptya x 1 co
  46. Bindu Angiras x 1
  47. Brahmatithi Kanva x1
  48. Brhaddiva Atharvana x 1
  49. Brhaduktha Vamadevya x 3
  50. Brhanmati Angiras x 2
  51. Brhaspati Angiras x 2
  52. Budha Saumya x 1
  53. Budha x 1
  54. Caksu Manava x 1
  55. Caksu Saurya x 1
  56. Citramaha Vasistha x 1
  57. Cyavana Bhargava x 1
  58. Daksina Prajapatya x 1 co
  59. Damana Yamayana x 1
  60. Devamuni Airammada x 1
  61. Devapi Arstisena x 1
  62. Devasravas Yamayana x 1
  63. Devatithi Kanva x 1
  64. Dharuna Angiras x 1
  65. Dhruva Angiras x 1
  66. Dirghatamas Aucathya x 24
  67. Divya Angiras x 1 co
  68. Drlhacyuta Agastya x 1
  69. Drona x 1 co
  70. Durmitra Kautsa x 1 co
  71. Duvasyu Vandana x 1
  72. Dvita Aptya x 1
  73. Dyumna Visvacarsani Atreya x 1
  74. Dyumnika Vasistha
  75. Ekadyu Naudhasa x 1
  76. Etasa Vatarasanas x 1 co
  77. Evayamarut Atreya x 1
  78. Garga Bharadvaja x 1
  79. Gathin Kausika x 4
  80. Gatu Atreya x 1
  81. Gauriviti Saktya x 4
  82. Gavisthira Atreya x 1
  83. Gavisthira Atreya x 1 ? Budha
  84. Gaya Atreya x 2
  85. Gaya Plata x 2
  86. Gharma Saurya x 1 co
  87. Ghora Angiras x 1
  88. Ghosa Kaksivati x 2
  89. Gopavana Atreya x 2
  1. Gosuktin Kanva x 2 ? Asvasuktin Kanva x 2
  2. Gotama Rahugana x 21
  3. Grtsamada Saunahotra; later Grtsamada Saunaka x 36
  4. Grtsamada Saunaka x 1 co
  5. Harimanta Angiras x 1
  6. Haryata Pragatha x 1
  7. Havirdhana Angi x 2
  8. Hiranyagarbha Prajapatya x 1
  9. Hiranyastupa Angiras x 7
  10. Idhmavaha Darlhacyuta x 1
  11. Indra Muskavan x1
  12. Indra Vaikuntha x 3
  13. Indramatara Devajamaya x 1
  14. Indrani x 1
  15. Indrapramati Vasistha x 1 co
  16. Irimbitha Kanva x 3
  17. Isa Atreya x 2
  18. Ita Bhargava x 1
  19. Jamadagni Bhargava x 5
  20. Jaratkarna Sarpa Airvata x 1
  21. Jaritr x 1 co
  22. Jaya Aindra x 1
  23. Jeta Madhucchandas x 1
  24. Juhu Brahmajaya x 1
  25. Juti Vatarasanas x 1 co
  26. Kaksivan Dairghatamas x 12
  27. Kali Pragatha x 1
  28. Kanva Ghaura x 9
  29. Kapota Nairrta x 1
  30. Karikrata Vatarasanas x 1 co
  31. Karnasrut Vasistha x 1co
  32. Kasyapa Marica x 6 ? +5
  33. Kata Vaisvamitra x 2
  34. Kavasa Ailusa x 5
  35. Kavi Bhargava x 8
  36. Ketu Agneya x 1
  37. Krsa Kanva x 1
  38. Krsna Angiras x 6
  39. Krtnu Bhargava x 1
  40. Kumara Agneya x 2
  41. Kumara Agneya x 2 part author
  42. Kumara Yamayana x 1
  43. Kurma Gartsamada x 3
  44. Kurusuti Kanva x 2
  45. Kusidin Kanva  x3
  46. Kusika Saubhara x 1 co
  47. Kutsa Angiras x 21
  48. Laba Aindra x 1
  49. Lusa Dhanaka x 2
  50. Madhucchandas Vaisvamitra x 11
  51. Mandhata Yauvanasva x 1
  52. Manu Apsava x 1
  53. Manu Samvarana x 1 co
  54. Manu Vaivasvata x 5
  55. Manya Maitravaruni x 1
  56. Manyu Tapasa x 2
  57. Manyu Vasistha x 2
  58. Matarisvan Kanva x 1
  59. Matitha Yamayana x 1
  60. Matsya Sammada x 1
  61. Medhatithi Kanva x 19
  62. Medhya Kanva x 3
  63. Medhyatithi Kanva x 3
  64. Mrlika Vasistha x 2
  65. Mudgala Bharmyasva x 1
  66. Murdhanvan Vamadevya x 1
  67. Nabhahprabhedana Vairupa x 1
  68. Nabhaka Kanva x 4
  69. Nabhaka Kanva x 4
  70. Nabhanedistha Manava x 2
  71. Nahusa Manava x 1 co
  72. Nara Bharadvaja x 2
  73. Narada Kanva x 3
  74. Narada Kanva x 3 co
  75. Nema Bhargava x 1
  76. Nidhruvi Kasyapa x 1
  77. Nipatithi Kanva x 1
  78. Nodhas Gautama x 9
  79. Nrmedha Angiras x 4
  80. Nrmedha Angiras, Purumedha Angiras x 2
  81. Parasara Saktya x 10
  82. Parucchepa Daivodasi x 13
  83. Parvata Kanva x 3 co
  84. Patanga Prajapatya x 1
  85. Paura Atreya x 2
  86. Paura Atreya x 2
  87. Pavitra Angiras x 3
  88. Payu Bharadvaja x 3
  89. Prabhuvasu Angiras x 4
  1. Pracetas Angiras x 1
  2. Pragatha Kanva x 7
  3. Prajapati Paramesthin x 1
  4. Prajapati Vacya x 1
  5. Prajapati Vaisvamitra x 1 co
  6. Prajapati Vaisvamitra x 4
  7. Prajapati Vaisvamitra/Vacya x 4
  8. Prajavan Prajapatya x 1
  9. Praskanva Kanva x 10
  10. Pratardana Daivodasi x 1
  11. Pratardana Kasiraja x 1 co
  12. Pratha Vasistha x 1 co
  13. Pratibhanu Atreya x 1
  14. Pratiksatra Atreya x1
  15. Pratiprabha Atreya x 1
  16. Pratiratha Atreya x 1
  17. Prayasvantu Atreya x 1
  18. Prayoga Bhargava x 1 co
  19. Priyamedha Angiras x 5
  20. Prsadhra Kanva x 1
  21. Prsni Aja x 1 co
  22. Prthu Vainya x 1
  23. Punarvatsa Kanva x 1
  24. Purana Vaisvamitra x 1
  25. Puru Atreya x 2
  26. Puruhanman Angiras x 1
  27. Purumilha Sauhotra x 2 ? Ajamilha Sauhotra x 2
  28. Pururavas Aila x 1 co
  29. Pustigu Kanva x 1
  30. Putadaksa Angiras x 1 co
  31. Rahugana Angiras x 2
  32. Raksoha Brahma x 1
  33. Rama Jamadagnya x 1
  34. Ratahavya Atreya x 2
  35. Ratri Bharadvaji x 1 co
  36. Rebha Kasyapa x 1
  37. Rebhasunu Kasyapas x 2
  38. Renu Vaisvamitra x 2
  39. Rjisvan Angiras x 1 co
  40. Rjisvan Bharadvaja x 5
  41. Rjrasva Varsagira x 1
  42. Rsabha Vairaja Sakvara x 1
  43. Rsabha Vaisvamitra x 3
  44. Rsyasrnga Vatarasanas x 1 co
  45. Sabara Kaksivata x 1
  46. Saci Paulomi x 1
  47. Sadaprna Atreya  x 11
  48. Sadhana Aptya x 1 co
  49. Sadhri Vairupa x 1
  50. Sadhvamsa Kanva x 1
  51. Sakaputa Narmedha x 1
  52. Sakti Vasistha x 2
  53. Samvanana Angiras x 1
  54. Samvarana Prajapatya x 2
  55. Samvarta Angiras x 1
  56. Samyu Barhaspatya x 4
  57. Sankha Yamayana x 1
  58. Sankusuka Yamayana x 1
  59. Sapratha Bharadvaja x 1 co
  60. Saptagu Angiras x 1
  61. Saptavadhri Atreya x 1
  62. Sapti Vajambhara x 2
  63. Sarisrkva x 1 co
  64. Sarnga x 1 co
  65. Sarparajni x 1
  66. Sarvahari Aindra  x 1
  67. Saryata Manava  x 1
  68. Sasa Atreya x1
  69. Sasa Bharadvaja x 1
  70. Sasakarna Kanva x 1
  71. Sata Vaikhanasa x 1
  72. Sataprabhedana Vairupa x 1
  73. Satyadhrti Varuni x 1
  74. Satyasravas Atreya x 2
  75. Savya Angiras x 7
  76. Sibi Ausinara x 1 co
  77. Sikata Nivavari x 1 co
  78. Sindhudvipa Ambarisa x 1
  79. Sindhuksit Praiyamedha x 1
  80. Sirimbitha Bharadvaja x 1
  81. Sisu Angiras x 1
  82. Sobhari Kanva x 4
  83. Somahuti Bhargava x 4
  84. Sraddha Kamayani x 1
  85. Srustigu Kanva x 1
  86. Srutabandhu Gaupayanas x 4 co
  87. Srutavida Atreya x 1
  88. Stambhamitra x 1 co
  89. Subandhu Gaupayanas x 4 co
  1. Sudas Paijavana x 1
  2. Suditi Purumilha x 1
  3. Suhastya Ghauseya x 1
  4. Suhotra Bharadvaja x 2
  5. Sukaksa Angiras x 2
  6. Sukirti Kaksivata x 1
  7. Sumitra Kautsa x 1 co ? F
  8. Sumitra Vadhryasva  x 2
  9. Sunahotra Bharadvaja x 2
  10. Sunahsepa Ajigarti x 1
  11. Sunahsepa Ajigarti x 8 (Devarata Vaisvamitra? X 7)
  12. Sunu Arbhava x 1
  13. Suparna Kanva x1
  14. Surya Savitri x 1
  15. Sutambhara Atreya x 4
  16. Suvedas Sairisi x 1
  17. Svasti Atreya x 2
  18. Syavasva Atreya x 17
  19. Syena Agneya x 1
  20. Syumarasmi Bhargava  x 2
  21. Tanva Parthya x 1
  22. Tapurmurdhan Barhaspatya x 1
  23. Tirasci Angiras x 2
  24. Trasadasyu Paurukutsa x 1
  25. Trisiras Tvastra x 4
  26. Trisoka Kanva x 1
  27. Trita Aptya x 11
  28. Tryaruna Traivrsna x 1
  29. Ucathya Angiras x 3
  30. Ula Vatayana x 1
  31. Upastuta Varstihavya x 1
  32. Urdhvagrava Arbuda x 1
  33. Urdhvasadman Yamayana x 1
  34. Uru Angiras x 1
  35. Urucakri Atreya x 2
  36. Uruksaya Angiras x 1
  37. Urvasi – 1
  38. Usana Kavya x 4
  39. Utkila Katya x 2
  40. Vak Ambhrni x 1
  41. Vamadeva Gautama x 56
  42. Vamra Vaikhanasa x 1
  43. Vasa Asvya x 1
  44. Vasistha Maitravaruni  x 107
  45. Vasu Bharadvaja x 3
  46. Vasukarna Vasukra x 2
  47. Vasukra Aindra x 3
  48. Vasukra Vasistha x 1 co
  49. Vasukrt Vasukra x 7
  50. Vasumanas Rauhidasva x 1 co
  51. Vasusruta Atreya x 4
  52. Vasuyava Atreya x 2
  53. Vatajuti Vatarasanas x 1 co
  54. Vatsa Agneya  x 1
  55. Vatsa Kanva x 3
  56. Vatsapri Bhalandana x 4
  57. Vavri Atreya x 1
  58. Vena Bhargava x 2
  59. Vibhrat Saurya x 1
  60. Vihavya Angiras x 1
  61. Vimada Aindra x 7
  62. Vindu Angiras x 1 co
  63. Viprabandhu Gaupayanas x 4 co
  64. Viprajuti Vatarasanas x 1 co
  65. Virupa Angiras x 2
  66. Virupa Atreya x 1
  67. Visnu Prajapatya x 1
  68. Visvaka Karsni x1
  69. Visvakarma Bhauvana x 2
  70. Visvamanas Vaiyasva x 4
  71. Visvamitra Gathina x 49
  72. Visvamitra, Jamadagni x 1 co
  73. Visvasaman Atreya x 1
  74. Visvasvan Aditya x 1
  75. Visvavara Atreyi x 1
  76. Visvavasu Devagandharva x 1
  77. Vivrha Kasyapa x 1
  78. Vrsa Jana Atreya x 1
  79. Vrsagana Vasistha x 1 co
  80. Vrsakapi Aindra x 1
  81. Vrsanaka Vatarasanas x 1 co
  82. Vyaghrapada Vasistha x 1
  83. Vyasva Angiras x 1
  84. Yajata Atreya x 2
  85. Yajna Prajapatya x 1
  86. Yaksmanasana Prajapatya x 1
  87. Yama Vaivasvata x 2
  88. Yami Vaivasvati x 1
  89. Yayati Nahusa x 1 co

 I am thankful to Sri Sri Pundit Ram Sivan of Australia Sri Ramanuja Matham for compiling the above list alphabetically and including the missing names. His commendable work on Rishis names and finding them from the different Vedic Scripts from different source of books are really a treasure to preserve.

 

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