Agni (fire god) - a glorious personality
- Also known as Pāvaka - Kanina - Jatukarnya - Agnivesya
- Son of Yamarāja and Vasu (daughter of Daksa)
- Husband of Svāhā, Kṛttikā and Dhara
- Father of Svārociṣa Manu (the second manu), Kārttikeya (via semen from Lord Śiva) and the Fire-gods
- Uncle of Viśvakarmā
Family Tree Legend: h = husband, w = wife, s = son, d = daughter
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Srila Prabhupada's books, lectures, conversations and letters reveal the qualities of this glorious personality as seen in the Vaniquotes Agni category. An introduction to Agni from Srila Prabhupada's teachings is given below in the following 9 quotes.
Quotes from Srila Prabhupada's teachings
|Dakṣa begot sixteen very beautiful daughters with lotuslike eyes in his wife Prasūti. Of these sixteen daughters, thirteen were given in marriage to Dharma, and one daughter was given to Agni. (Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 4.1.48)|
|From Devadatta came a son known as Agniveśya, who was the fire-god Agni himself. This son, who was a celebrated saint, was well known as Kānīna and Jātūkarṇya. (Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 9.2.21)|
Vanipedia has now over 215 introductory articles compiled from Srila Prabhupada's teachings under the series titled Glorious Personalities. All these articles can be seen in the Table of Content on the right side of this article and also here in this Umbrella Category. Browse through them to relish the breadth and depth of Srila Prabhupada's teachings - There is an attractive personality for everyone.