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Manasputra is a Sanskrit term which literally means "mind-born son" or "mind-son". In Hinduism, the god Brahma created ten sons from his mind, these rishis, or sages were also known as prajapati. According to the Bhagavata Purana, their names are: Atri, Angiras, Pulastya, Marichi, Pulaha, Kratu, Bhrigu, Vashistha, Daksha and Narada.[1]

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  1. D. F. Plukker; R. Veldhuijzen van Zanten (1993). Allied Chambers transliterated Hindi-Hindi-English dictionary. Allied Publishers. pp. 988–. ISBN 978-81-86062-10-4.