Created by Jijith Nadumuri at 28 Aug 2011 15:14 and updated at 28 Aug 2011 15:14


vrm.2.117 On the way, after reaching the hermitage of a sage called Atri, the highly celebrated Rama offered salutation to that sage.
vrm.2.117 The venerable sage, Atri too received him as his own son.
vrm.2.117 Offering personally, abundant hospitality with full honours to Rama, the sage Atri rendered equal honour to Lakshmana and the highly blessed Seetha too.
vrm.2.117 Atri, who knew righteousness and who was interested in the welfare of all beings, called his aged wife Anasuya who had just come there, she who was revered by all and addressed gently to her.
vrm.2.117 Atri excellent sage spoke to the illustrious Anasuya, rich in asceticism and who lived a pious life, saying "You welcome Videha s daughter!" and thereafter introduced that virtuous female ascetic to Rama as follows: "O, Irreproachable Rama! When the earth was burnt up by drought without break for ten years, this virtuous woman produced fruit and roots, caused the River Jahnavi to flow here, undergoing a rigid mortification enriched by pious observances, by whom the most severe asceticism was practised for ten thousand years and obstacles were done away with and by whom for the reason of a divine command, in a great hurry ten nights were reduced to one night.
vrm.2.117 Hearing these words of Rama, who is desirous of her welfare, Seetha the daughter of Mithila circumambulated around Anasuya, Atri s wife, who knows piety.
vrm.3.14 Then Sthaanu, Marichi, Atri, the great mighty one Kratu, Pulastya, Angira, Pracheta and Pulaha were there.
vrm.6.123 "O slender waisted lady! Here are seen those sages, where, Atri the head of the hermitage, was equal in splendour to the sun and the fire.
vrm.6.123 O Seetha! Here was seen by you, the virtuous Anasuya, the ascetic lady the wife of sage, Atri.
vrm.7.1 Kaushika, and Yavakrita, and Gargya, and Galava, and Kanva, son unto Madhalithi, who dwelt in the east, came thither; and tlte reverend Swastyastreya, and Namuchi,and Pramuchi, and Agastya, and the worshipful Atri, aud Sumukha, and Vimukha, who dwelt in the south, came in company with Agastya.
vrm.7.1 And Vasishta and Kasyapa and Atri and Viswamitra with Gautama and Jamadagni and Bharadwaja and also the seven sages, who for aye resided in the northern quarter, came there.
vrm.7.61 Being thus requested by the high souled Lakshmana, Sumantra began to reveal the mystery of Durvasa s account "In the days of yore the great ascetic Durvasa, the son of Atri, resided for a year in the holy hermitage of Vasishta.
vrm.7.61 During an interval Dasaratha, with folded hands and uplifted arms, said to the high souled son of Atri Durvasa, having asceticism for his wealth.
vrm.7.65 Nimi the descendant of Ikshwaku, then welcomed the saints Atri, Angiras and Bhrigu having asceticism for their wealth.
vrm.7.118 Heaing the words of Lakshmana and having bade adieu, unto Kala, Rama soon came out and saw Atri s son.

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