This picture shows two different views of the constellation, The Big Dipper. The upper image is what we see from Earth and the lower from a different location in space.
The seven Rishis
It is said that the stars of the Big Dipper
were the seven sages called Rishis. These seven sages are said to be those who made the Sun
rise and shine.
They were happily married to seven sisters named Krttika. They originally all lived together in the northern sky.
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