Now, who are the Rishis of the Gayatri Mantra and the Chief Rishi who released the Gayatri Mantra? The Rishi who revealed the Gayatri Mantra is Sage Visvamitra. The Rishis, according the Nyasa we recite for the Gaytri are seven in number.. They are, Atri, Bhrigu,
The Vibrations must suit the vibrations of the individual. For instance my Family Deity is Subrahmanya, Palani Dhandayuthapani. But one of the most powerful Mantras of Subrahmanya in Tamil, Kanda Shasti Kavacha does not suit me.
This expands as the Universe. This power is in many Forms This Power Impels our Mind to function. Let us Pray to Light the most potent of this Power . Seven births indicate the number of births one has to undergo.
Reason is that many Rishis have more than one wife and many children through each of them. Kasyapa had more than one wife. The Prajapati Daksha gave his thirteen daughters (Aditi, Diti, Kadru, Danu, Arishta, Surasa, Surabhi, Vinata, Tamra, Krodhavasha,Idā, Vishva and Muni in marriage to Kashyapa. Though the Father is one, mother is different.
Yet we find references that rishis have composed the Vedas, Sukthas of the Vedas. And we have , for every mantra, Devatha, Adi Devatha, and Rishis. And many women were also involved in the process. Vedas are grasped from Ether by the Realized Souls.