Bharadwaja rishi , a sage of the Vedic period - is renowed for his thirst for knowledge - a great seer who attained extraordinary scholarship and power of meditation. An enlightened man who used his might for punishing the wicked and protecting the poor and the weak. Bharadwaja rishi was the father of Dronacharya and the grandfather of Ashwatthama. He attained extraordinary scholarship and power of meditation. He was one of the Saptarshis (Seven Great Sages Rishi) in the present Manvantara; with others being Atri, Vashishtha, Vishvamitra, Gautama, Jamadagni, Kashyapa.
Shri Bharadwaja Rishi