Monday, December 19, 2016

Sukesha Bharadvaja

Sukesha Bharadvaja (Sanskrit: सुकेश भारद्वाज , Bengali : সুকেশ ভারদ্বাজ ) was a Vedic Brahmin Rishi who lived around 585 BC. He is mentioned in the Prashna Upanishad. He belonged to the Bharadvaja family of Vedic seers.[1]

Sukesha was a shishya of philosopher Pippalada. Along with 5 other seekers of Brahman, Sukesha approached Pippalada, the author of Prashna Upanishad of Atharva Veda, for instructions on Brahman. [2][3]

Sukesha Bharadvaja was a contemporary of:

[2] The Bharadvajas in Ancient India By Thaneswar Sarmah

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