Prajapati 03: Angiras

Angiras is one of the 10 Prajapatis. He was the guru of both Brihaspati (Jupiter) and Shukra (Venus) and preferred the former. Angiras, was one of the sages created by Brahma. Angiras married Shraddha, the daughter of sage Kardam, who was another creation of Brahma. Shraddha was unfaithful to her husband during her pregnancy and as a result gave birth to a stillborn child. However she repented and was able to regain the favour of Angiras. Angiras then gave life to the child, who was named Brihaspati. http://www.suite101.com/article.cfm/mythology_from_india/86639

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