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Ṛṣi

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ṛṣi (仙人). An ascetic hermit considered to be an immortal or a godlike human.

Śākyamuni Buddha is also revered as the Great Ṛṣi.

In the Śūraṅgama Sūtra (T19n0945), the Buddha describes ten kinds of ṛṣis, who live thousands or tens of thousands of years, with the five transcendental powers, such as walking on land, traveling across sky, changing themselves into any form, etc.

Source

www.sutrasmantras.info