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Garga

Garga An ancient sage, and one of the oldest writers on astronomy. He was a son of Vitatha. The Vishnu Purana says, From Garga sprang Sina (or Sini); from them were descended the Gargyas and Sainyas, Brahmans of Kshatriya race. The statement of the Bhagavata is, From Garga sprang Sina; from them Gargya, who from a Kshatriya became a Brahman. There were many Gargas; one was a priest of Krishna and the Yadavas. Cited from Website: Vedic Encyclopedia
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