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Kashyapa avatar, the father in the avatars of Brahma
Isn’t it fascinating, that Kashyapa is the real founding father of ancient medical sciences? Kasyapa delves into the realm of infectious diseases, shedding light on the prevalence of various fever types—continuous or intermittent, varying in intensity or remaining steady particularly in the context of diseases like malaria and typhoid. In a broader context, Kasyapa not only seeks to elucidate the diverse facets of Ayurveda but also endeavors to define the essence of Ayurveda itself. He asserts that Ayurveda is the field concerned with “ayu,” signifying longevity, and the methodologies to attain it. This underscores the fundamental distinction between modern medicine and Ayurveda, as each pursues distinct objectives and therefore adopts distinct approaches to promote an individual’s health and well-being.

As the bearer of Brahma’s legacy, Kasyapa played a pivotal role in passing down the wisdom and knowledge of life’s essence and significance from one generation to the next. His tireless efforts in safeguarding and disseminating this knowledge have left an indelible mark on countless individuals across history.

Kashyap is one of the Saptarishis or the Seven Sages. He is the father of various species including Devtas, Danavas, humans, Snakes, etc. He is mentioned in various scriptures as a father figure. Kashyapa Avatar of Brahma and his wife Aditi had blessings that Lord Narayana would take birth three times as their son to establish Dharma on the Earth. In their first birth, he was birth as Rama, in the second birth he was Krishna, and in the third birth, he would be born as Kalki.



Kashyapa (Sanskrit कश्यप kaśyapa) was an ancient sage (rishis), who is one of the Saptarshis in the present Manvantara; with others being Atri, Vashishtha, Vishvamitra, Gautama, Jamadagni, Bharadwaja
Vamana avatar, Rishi Kashyapa’s son with Aditi, in the court of King Bali.

He was the father of the Devas, Asuras, Nagas and all of humanity. He married Aditi, with whom he fathered Agni, the Adityas, and most importantly Lord Vishnu took his fifth avtar as Vamana, the son of Aditi, in the seventh Manvantara. With his second wife, Diti, he begot the Daityas. Diti and Aditi were daughters of King Daksha Prajapati and sisters to Sati, Shiva’s consort. Kashyapa received the earth, obtained by Parashurama’s conquest of King Kartavirya Arjuna and henceforth, earth came to be known as “Kashyapi”.

He was also the author of the treatise Kashyap Samhita, or Braddha Jivakiya Tantra, which is considered, a classical reference book on Ayurveda especially in the fields of Ayurvedic Pediatrics, Gynecology & Obstetrics. It can be safely assumed that there were many Kashyapas and the name indicates a status and not just one individual.

Also according to Greek historian Strabo, the name ‘Caspian’ and the Caspian Sea are supposed to have been derived from his name, as is also believed by the Hindus from India.

Birth and Lineage of Kashyapa
He is the son of Marichi, one of the ten sons (Maanasa-putras) of the Creator Brahma. The Prajapati Daksha gave his thirteen daughters (Aditi, Diti, Kadru, Danu, Arishta, Surasa, Surabhi, Vinata, Tamra, Krodhavasa, Ida, Khasa and Muni [6] in marriage to Kashyapa.

* His sons from Aditi or Adityas (Sons of Aditi) were, Aṃśa, Aryaman, Bhaga, Dhūti, Mitra, Pūṣan, Śakra, Savitṛ, Tvaṣṭṛ, Varuṇa, Viṣṇu, and Vivasvat or Vivasvan, who went on to start the Solar Dynasty (Suryavansha), which later came to be known as Ikshvaku dynasty, after his great grandson, King Ikshvaku, whose subsequent kings were, Kukshi, Vikukshi, Bana, Anaranya, Prithu, Trishanku, and finally King Raghu, who gave it the name, Raghuvansha (Dynasty of Raghu), and then further leading up to Lord Rama, the son of Dashratha.

* His sons from Diti were, Hiranyakashipu and Hiranyaksha and a daughter Sinhika, who later became the wife of Viprachitti. Hiranyakashipu had four sons, Anuhlada, Hlada, Prahlada, and Sanhlada, who further extended the Daityas.

* Garuda and Aroona are the sons of Kashyapa from his wife, Vinata
* The Nāgas (serpents) are his sons from Kadru.
* The Danavas are his sons from Danu.
* The Bhagavata Purana states that the Apsaras were born from Kashyap and Muni.

In the family line of Kashyapa, along with him there are two more discoverers of Mantras, namely, his sons Avatsara and Asita. Two sons of Avatsara, namely, Nidhruva and Rebha, are also Mantra-seers. Asita had a son named Shandila, from whom the famous Shandilya family line (Gotra) started.

In the Manvantara period named ‘Svarochisha’, Kashyapa was one of the seven Sages for that manvantara. The Indian valley of Kashmir in the himalayas is named after him. Legend states that the vale of Kashmir was a vast high altitude lake which was drained by Kashyap rishi, out of which the beautiful valley of Kashmir emerged, hence the name Kashyapmira which corrupted overtime to become Kashmir.


Kashyapa Rishi History – Story Of Wife – Son – Father Of Sage Kashyapa
Kashyapa Rishi is one of the prominent Rishis of the Vedic period. As per history, Kashyapa Rishi occupied an important place in ancient India. He occupies an important place in Vedas, Ramayana, Mahabharata, Puranas and other Hindu scriptures. He is also the progenitor of may orders of creation including demongs, demigods, birds, animals, reptiles and other celestial beings. He is also considered to be mantra drastas (visionaries of Vedic hymns).

Kashyapa Rishi is part of the group of seven Rishis or Sapta Rishis. They are mentioned in the context of gotra – organization of family lineages. The word Kashyapa also means tortoise.

Kashyapa is also identified as a star in the sky. In the sky, in the northern constellation of Ursa Major (the Dipper, the Great Bear, the Saptarishi mandala) is identified as Kashyapa.

Kashyapa has sung the hymn in praise of Soma in Rig Veda (9.114.2).

In some texts, Kashyapa Rishi is referred to as Aristanemi, though in most of the literature, Aristanemi appears as the son of Kashyapa Rishi. There are also references which hold that Kashyapa Rishi was the son of Marichi. Marichi is one of the mind born sons of Brahma.

As per most scriptures, Kashyapa Rishi was the son of Marichi and Kala. Kashyapa Rishi had 21 wives. He married the thirteen daughters of Daksha.

As per Hindu cosmogony, each manvantara (a period of time equal to 308, 571, 430 years) is presided over by a group of Sapta Rishis (Seven sages). There are fourteen such manvantaras which together form a kalpa. Kashyapa Rishi is one among the seven presiding Rishis of the seventh manvantara, called the Vaivasvata Manvantara, which is currently in progress. The present kalpa is known as Sveta Varaha Kalpa.

Kashyapa Rishi is considered to be the father of all demons, devas (demigods) and living beings including humans. He is said to have installed Varuna as the God of waters in the western region, where he himself also resides. His sons are said to have first multiplied in the eastern region.

Wives of Kashyapa Rishi – His Sons And Daughters
Aditi – Twelve Adityas, namely Vishnu, Indra, Vivasvat, Mitra, Varuna, Pusan, Tvastr, Bhaga, Aryaman, Dhatr, Vidhatr or Savitr and Amsha.
Diti – Daityas or demons – Hiranyaksha, Hiranyakashipu, Ivala and others.
Dhanu – Danavas or demons – Vritra.
Vinata – Aruna and Garuda (birds).
Kadru – Nagas like Vasuki
Surabhi – buffaloes, cattle and eleven Rudras
Krodhavasa (snakes, Uraghas and goblins)
Arista (gandharvas – celestial musicians)
Muni (apsaras, celestial maidens and water nymphs)
Ira or Ila (vegetables and trees)
Tamra (hawks, moths, vultures, parrots and other birds)
Surasa or Simhika (demons like Namuchi and Vatapi)
Timi (water creatures).
Kashyapa was also the progenitor of two sons Vatsara and Asita. It is also said that he married Askikni (daughter of Virana) through him be begot Sage Narada. Kashyapa was also father of Vivasvat or Savitr) through his wife Aditi.

It is said that after defeating the Kshatriyas 21 times, Parashurama gifted all the countries and lands he had captured to Kashyapa Rishi.

As per Gopatha Brahmana (1.2.8), Kashyapa is said to have stood on one foot for a thousand years in the forest, to have supported the immortal waters on his dead for a thousand years and to have then heated himself for 48,000 Brahma years on top of the waters. His tapa was very intense.

Kashyapa Rishi prescribed a putreshti or son desiring rite, for Malini, the wife of King Priyavrata (Devi Bhagavata Purana 9.46.8).

There is also another Kashyapa Rishi in Hindu scriptures who was a renowned acharya of Ayurveda, also known as Kashyapa Marichi.


Sage Kashyapa is counted among the greatest Vedic sages in history, an important member of the legendary Saptarishi, or seven wise beings who are revered in the Vedas. His Ayurvedic school of thought focused on Kaumarbhritya (pediatrics), and is also considered important in Gynaecology and Obstetrics. He was the third Great Sage to receive the gift of Ayurvedic knowledge from Indra, the God of Thunder.

Legend has it that he once drained a lake in the northern reaches of India, and the area became known as Kashyapa Mir. This region is today the scenic region of Kashmir. Certain Puranas consider him as the father of all the Devas, Asuras, Nagas and all of humanity. Interestingly, Lord Vishnu’s avatar of Vamana was born to Sage Kashyapa. The avatar is famous for defeating the popular Asura king, Mahabali, whose yearly visits are celebrated during Onam in Kerala.


Kashyapa-A Great Sage Of Saptarshi
Kashyapa is mentioned as a sage of the Saptarshi (seven most revered sages) in Vaivasvata (current) Manvantara. Others of this group are Atri, Vasishtha, Vishwamitra, Jamadagni, Bharadwaja and Gautama. Every living being is considered to be a descendant of Rishi Kashyapa. Kashyapa is also known as an ancient Ayurvedic sage.

Kashyapa And Vedic Texts
The name of Kashyapa is associated with Vedas and numerous Vedic texts. He composed a few hymns of the Rig Veda. His name is also got in Vrihadaranyaka Upanishad and some cosmology-related hymns of the Atharvaveda. The ancient Ayurvedic book called Kashyapa Samhita or Jivakiya Tantra is a compilation of his acquired medical knowledge. He is mentioned in the allegory-filled Book XIX of the Atharvaveda:

Undisturbed am I, undisturbed is my soul, undisturbed mine eye, undisturbed mine ear,
undisturbed is mine in-breathing, undisturbed is mine out-breathing, undisturbed is mine diffusive-breathing, undisturbed the whole of me.

Thereafter rose Desire in the beginning, Desire the primal seed and germ of Spirit, O Kama dwelling with the lofty Kama, give growth of wealth to the sacrificer, Prolific, thousand eyed, and undecaying, a horse with seven reins Time carries us onward, Sages inspired with holy knowledge ride him, his chariot wheels are all the worlds of different beings.


Kala [Time] created distant heaven, and Kala made these realms of earth,
By Kala, stirred to motion, both what is and what shall be, spread, Kala created living things and first of all Prajapati,
From Kala self-made Kasyapa, from Kala Holy Fire appeared.
— Atharvaveda, Book XIX, Hymns:51-53

The Lineage Of Sage KashyapaKashyapa was the son of Rishi Marichi (one of the Saptarshi in Swayambhuva Manvantara). He is also mentioned as one the ten Manas-putras (mind born sons) of Lord Brahma. Kashyapa got married to thirteen daughters of Prajapati Daksha. According to Vishnu Purana, they were Aditi, Diti, Kadru, Danu, Arista, Sursa, Surbhi, Vinta, Tamra, Krodhabhasa, Ida, Vishva and Muni though in Mahabharata, the names of Rishi Kashyapa’s wives are Aditi, Diti, Kala, Danayus, Danu, Simhika, Krodha, Pritha, Visva, Vinata, Kapila, Muni and Pradha. Later, Twelve Adityas and Indra Deva were born from Aditi; Daityas (demons) were born from Diti; Kadru gave birth to Nagas (snakes); Aruna and Garuda birds were born from Vinata and Lord Vishnu appeared as Aditi’s son (Vamana Avatar). Thus gods, demons, humans, snakes, birds, etc. were created in the lineage of sage Kashyapa.

The Children Of Aditi
Rishi Kashyapa fathered Surya Deva or alternatively Agni Deva, twelve Adityas, and Vamana (the fifth Avatar of Lord Vishnu) with his wife, Aditi. The Adityas were Amsa, Aryaman, Bhaga, Dhuti, Mitra, Pusan, Sakra, Savitr, Tvastr, Varuna, Visnu, and Vivasvat or Vivasvan. Vivasvan started the famous Suryavamsa (the Solar dynasty). This dynasty came to be known as Ikshvakuvamsa when Kasyapa and Aditi’s grand son Ikshvaku became a king. His subsequent kings were Khukshi, Vikukhshi, Vana, Anaranya, Prithu, Trishanku, Raghu, Aja, Dasharatha and Rama (the seventh Avatar of Vishnu). King Raghu’s dynasty was known as Raghuvamsa in the Ramayana story.

The Story Of Vamana Avatar
Vamana is the fifth Avatar (incarnation) of Vishnu. Vishnu descended as Vamana (a dwarf) to subdue the demon king Vali in Treta Yuga.

The Appearance Of Vamana
According to the Matsya Purana, when the gods were defeated by the demons and become homeless, the goddess Aditi worshipped Vishnu for a powerful son. Satisfied with her worship, Vishnu vowed to be born as a son of Aditi and Kashyapa. When Vishnu appeared in Aditi’s womb in due time, the asuras gradually became weak. In due course Vishnu was born as Vamana.

The Suppression Of Vali
When Vali, the lord of the demons of that time, organized a yajna, the dwarf-like Vishnu went to the yajna and prayed for Tripada-bhumi (land for keeping three feet). When Vali agreed and donated the land to Vishnu, he (Vishnu) enlarged his body and assumed a huge form. Vishnu placed two feet in heaven and earth and took out the third foot from his navel. When Vali was asked where he would place this third leg, Vali bowed his head and requested to place the third leg on his (Vali) head. As soon as Vamana placed the third leg on the head of Vali, he (Vali) began to chant the holy name of Vishnu. At such a time, Prahlad came and prayed to Vishnu for the release of Vali. Being pleased, Vishnu released Vali and rewarded him the rare abyss of the gods for his abode.

The Appearance Of Rama Avatar

Rama is the seventh Avatar (incarnation) of the Hindu god, Vishnu. At the end of the Treta Yuga, he took the form of a man to destroy the demons. Rama’s father was Dasaratha, the king of Ayodhya and his mother was Kaushalya, one of the three queens of Ayodhya. According to Ramayana, King Dasharatha performed the Putra-Kamesti Yajna or Putresti Yajna for a son. Next, Rama and his three other brothers were born.

Ramayana Story
Rama is the main character of Valmiki Ramayana written by Maharshi Valmiki. The Ramayana is divided into seven chapters. These are: Adi Kanda or Bal Kanda, Ayodhya Kanda, Aranya Kanda, Kishkindhya Kanda, Sundar Kanda, Lanka Kanda or Yuddha Kanda and Uttar Kanda. In these seven chapters the life story of Rama is narrated chronologically.

Adi Kanda: Adi Kanda tells Rama’s birth on the auspicious day of Ram Navami, his childhood and marriage to Sita.

Ayodhya Kanda: Ayodhya Kanda describes Rama’s preparations for the coronation and his departure.

Aranya Kanda: Aranya Kanda tells the stories of Rama’s banishment and the abduction of Sita Devi by Ravana.

Kishkindhya Kanda: Kishkindhya Kanda describes the reunion of Hanuman and Rama, the killing of the monkey king, Vali with Rama’s help, and the coronation of Vali’s younger brother Sugriva at Kishkindhya.

Sundar Kanda: Sundar Kanda, tells the story of Hanuman’s heroism, his arrival in Lanka and his meeting with Sita.

Lanka Kanda: The battle of Rama and Ravana is described in Lanka Kanda or Yuddha Kanda.

Uttar Kanda: The main episodes of the last section of Uttar Kanda are the birth of Luv and Kush(the sons of Rama and Sita), their coronation and Rama’s departure from the earth.

The Children Of Diti
Kashyapa’s wife Diti was the mother of Daityas (demons). She had two sons (Hiranyakashipu and Hiranakshya) and a daughter (Holika or Simhika). Hiranyakashipu had four sons named Anuhlada, Hlada, Prahlada and Sanhlada.
Prahlada was an ardent devotee of Vishnu. The story of Prahlada is narrated in the Bhagavata Purana. Narasimha, the fourth Avatar of Vishnu killed Hiranyakashipu and saved Prahlada from the demonic exploitation of his father.

The Appearance Of Narasimha Avatar

Lord Vishnu killed Hiranakshya during his Varaha Avatar(one of the 10 Avatars of Lord Vishnu). So, Hiranyakashipu began to hate Vishnu. He (Hiranyakashipu) became very cruel and wanted to take revenge for the killing of his brother. Then Lord Vishnu appeared to suppress this demon.

The Story Of Prahlada
Hiranyakashipu’s son Prahlada was an ardent devotee of Vishnu. Hiranyakashipu got angry at the behaviour of his son. He tried to kill his son in various ways. But Lord Vishnu saved Prahlada every time. One day angry Hiranyakashipu asked Prahlada, ‘Where does your Vishnu live? Prahlada replied, “Lord Vishnu is everywhere.” Hiranyakashipu said again, “Is Vishnu also inside this pillar?” Prahlada said, “Yes, he’s here too.” Then Hiranyakashipu kicked the pillar and broke it. Immediately from that pillar Lord Vishnu appeared as Narasimha ( the form of half-man and half-lion) at the auspicious moment of Narasimha Chaturdashi. Narsimha tore Hiranyakashipur’s chest with his terrible nails and killed him. Thus, Vishnu protected his devotees from the tyranny of the demons.

The Birth Of Nagas
After the marriage of sage Kashyapa to Vinata and Kadru, they (Vinata and Kadru) prayed for a child from Kashyapa. Kadru wanted to be the mother of a thousand snake children, and Vinata wanted to be the mother of two bird children. Rishi Kashyapa blessed them with their expected boons. In time, they laid eggs. Then a thousand baby Nagas (snakes) were born from the eggs of Kadru.

The Birth Of Aruna and Garuda
Although Kadru’s children were born, there was no news of the birth of Vinata’s children! Year after year went by like this. One day Vinata cracked herself one of her eggs. Then she saw that inside the egg there was an immature child with half human and half bird shape. The child cursed Vinata for ruining the egg saying, “You will be your sister’s slave until your second egg is born.” Saying this, he suddenly flew towards the Sun. His name was Aruna. He is considered to be one of the charioteers of the chariot of the Sun God (a Vedic God). Vinata, on the other hand, lost a dice game with her sister Kadru one day, and on condition she had to become Kadru’s maid. Thus the curse of her child (Aruna) on Vinata came to fruition. After many years, Garuda was born from the second egg of Vinata.

Kashmir And Rishi Kashyapa
Kashmir in India is named after Rishi Kashyapa. It is said that there was a huge lake called Satisara or Parvatisagar in the valley of Kashmir. Once a terrible monster appeared in that lake. To get rid of him, Kashyapa did long austerities and saved the beautiful valley. The name of this place is ‘Kashmir’ because it was revived in his hands.


Rishi Kashyapa, also known as Kashyap rishi, is an ancient Vedic sage. He is one of the most respected and well-known Hindu sages. That’s why he belongs to the group of seven greatest sages called Saptarishi. Some post-Vedic texts state that some of the Saptarishis are the mind-born sons (Manasputra) of Lord Brahma, the creator of the universe.

Besides Rishi Kashyapa, other saptarishis were Gautama, Atri, Bharadwaja, Vishvamitra, Vashistha, and Jamadagni. Sage Kashyapa plays a vital role in many Vedic texts, literature, scripture, and epics. It includes Vedas, Puranas, Mahabharata, Ramayana and Upanishads.

All the living creatures like demigods, asuras, humans, rakshas, birds, reptiles, and animals, are the offspring of Maharishi Kashyap himself. In Vedic astrology, Sage Kashyapa is a star part of the Ursa Major constellation along with the other six saptarishis.

Background History
In Sanskrit, the meaning of Kashyap means turtle or tortoise. Some ancient texts mentioned that Rishi Kashyap was the son of Kala and Maharishi Marichi, one of the mind-born sons (Manasaputras) of Lord Brahma. Another mind-born son of Brahma, Daksha Prajapati, married his 13 daughters to the Kashyapa Rishi.

Here is the list of Kashyapa’s sons from different wives:

Aditi: From her, all the devtas or Devas, also known as Adityas, were born. Surya, Indra, Aryaman, Tvashta, Savitr, Dhata, Varuna, Bhaga, Amsa, Mitra, Pushan, and Vamana (Lord Vishnu’s fifth avatar).
Diti: She was the mother of daityas or Asuras like Hiranyaksha, Hiranyakashipu and Sinhika (Holika).
Danu was the mother of all 100 Danavas. They were neither evil nor good. Mayasura (architect) is one of the Danavas. He was a great devotee of Lord Shiva.
Arishtas is the mother of Gandharvas. They are the musicians and dancers of heaven (swarga lok).
Surasa is the mother of nagas (snakes).
Khasa is the mother of demigods – a mixture of gods and rakshas. Kubera Dev, the lord of wealth, is half god and half rakshas.
Surabhi is the mother of cattle like cows and buffaloes.
Vinata is the mother of Aruna and Garuda (lord of all birds).
Tarama is the mother of six daughters from whom donkeys, camels, crows, and owls originated.
Krodhavasha is the mother of 14 thousand asuras.
Ila gave birth to trees, plants, flowers, and herbs.
Kadru gave birth to powerful nagas like Shesha, Vasuki, Takshak, and Nahusha.
Muni is the mother of all Apsaras of heaven.
It is believed that the fifth avatar of Lord Vishnu, Vamana, was born to Kashyapa rishi and Devi Aditi.

Some ancient Puranas mention that the vast valley of Kashmir got its name from the Saptarishi Kashyapa. There was a lake in the valley of Kashmir in the past that the sage (Rishi Kashyapa) had drained. After which, a beautiful valley of Kashmir emerged.

Other texts mention that after Lord Pashuram conquered the entire world, he organized an Ashwamedh Yagya. Then, as a donation, Lord Pashuram gave the entire earth to rishi Kashyapa.

Maharishi Kashyap can be found in many ancient historical works of medieval period scholars of different religions like Hinduism and Buddhism. For example, Brihadaranyaka Upanishad’s verse 2.2.4 indicates rishi Kashyap along with other saptarishi. Other mentions include the Vedas and ancient texts such as Atharvaveda, Book XIX, hymns from 51 to 53.

In Buddhism scripture, Digha Nikaya narrates when Lord Buddha discussed with the ten sages of his time. Among them was Kassapa (In Pali language).

Some texts indicate Rishi Kashyap was the cause that Lord Ganesh had to lose his head and had to have an elephant head instead. It tells how Surya Dev was getting arrogant. So, to destroy his arrogance Lord Shiva killed the Surya with his Trishul (trident). After seeing this incident, great sage Kashyap cursed Mahadev that he had to behead his son.

Rishi Kashyapa Family Tree
Kashyap gotra is one of the eight gotras in the Hindu Brahmins community. Some of the Nepali cast that belongs to Kashyapa gotra are;

Shah Thakuri
Tiwari and Rayamajhi.
Similarly, the Indian clans related to Kashyapa gotra are;

Nishad, Batham, Bhar, Dhiman, Dewar, Gariya, Gaur, Godia, Guria, Jhimar, Jhir, and Jhinwar.
Kahar, Kewat, Kharwar, Khairwar, Machua, Majhi, Majhwar, Prajapati, Rajbhar, Tura, Tamta, Kureha.
Rishi Kashyapa Literary Works
Some of the literary works from medieval periods that are attributed to Kashyapa rishi are:

Kashyapa Samhita or Vriddha Jivakiya Tantra. It has 200 sections or chapters and dates around the 6th century BCE. It is a discourse that focuses on Ayurveda – an ancient Vedic medicine system. To be specific, this paperwork provides information related to pediatrics, gynecology, and obstetrics. Besides the Sanskrit language, it is available in the Chinese language too.
Kashyapa Jnanakandah is a 9th-century book of wisdom that follows Vaishnavism tradition.
Kasyapa Dharmasutra is the ancient lost treatise about dharma. Its references are in several medieval Indian sages’ works.
Kasyapa Sangita is an ancient lost treatise related to music and songs that follow the Shaivism tradition.
Kasyapa Silpa is an old text of Kashyap based on architecture, iconography, and artistic decoration. Other names for it are Amsumad Agama and Silpa Shastra of Rishi Kashyapa.
Maharishi Kashyapa has written several hymns in the Mandala IX of Rigveda.
Along with his lineage students, sage Kashyap had composed Soma Pavamana’s hymns.
Rishi Kashyapa Mantra
“Om Mohan Gotrapramukh Saptrishi Kashyapaye Namah”

It is a mantra for all the descendants of the Mohan or Mohyal clan to worship their gotra head Rishi Kashyapa.