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Dattatreya

Dattatreya was the son of Atri via Vishnu. dattatreya m. N. of a sage (son of Atri by Anasuya who favoured Arjuna Kartavirya). (Brahma , Vishnu , and Siva propitiated by his penance became in portions of themselves severally his sons Soma , Datta , and Dur-vasas ; hence worshipped as representing the Triad) N. of an author pl. N. of a family Pravar {-yASTottara-zata-nAma-stotra} n. N. of a ch. of BrahmandaP. ; {-yApaniSad} f. N. of an Up.
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