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YAJÑA - यज्ञ

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An incarnation of Mahāviṣṇu. Svāyambhuva Manu had two sons, Priyavrata and Uttānapāda and three daughters, Ākūti, Devahūti and Prasūti. Ruci Prajāpati married Ākūti. Yajña was their son. [Devī Bhāgavata, 8th Skandha] mentions that this Yajña was an incarnation of Ādi Nārāyaṇa. Yajña had a sister named Dakṣiṇā. They were twins. They married each other. The twelve sons who were born to them were the Devas known as Yāmas, during the Svāyambhuva Manvantara. [Viṣṇu Purāṇa, Part 1, Chapter 7]. Yajña's twelve sons were:--Toṣa, Pratoṣa, Santoṣa, Bhadra, Śānti, Iḍaspati, Iddhma, Kavi, Vibhu, Sraghna, Sudeva and Virocaka. Their father Yajña was the Indra of Svāyambhuva Manvantara. [Bhāgavata, 4th Skandha].

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