āsuri आसुरि

Definition: Occurs in the first two Vamśas (lists of teachers) of the Brhadāranyaka Upanisad as a pupil of Bhāradvāja and teacher of Aupajandhani, but in the third as a pupil of Yājñavalkya and teacher of Asurāyana. He appears as a ritual authority in the first four books of the śatapatha Brāh¬mana, and as an authority on dogmatic, specially noted for his insistence on truth, in the last book.


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