According to Hindu mythology, there are 14 Manus specified. As per Hindu texts present Manvantara runs on the name of seventh Manu i.e. Vaivasvata Manu. Next coming Manu i.e. eighth Manu name is Savarni Manu or Surya Savarnika Manu. Surya Savarnika means resemblance of Sun. He is the son born to the sun-god Surya and wife named Chhaya. Savarni's sons would be headed by Nirmoka, and among the demigods are the Sutapas. Bali, the son of Virochana, is Indra, and Galava and Parashurama are among the seven sages. In this age of Manu, the incarnation of the Supreme Personality of Godhead appears as Sarvabhauma, the son of Devaguhya and Sarasvati.On the name of this Manu the only Ashram i.e. S S M Ashramam i.e Surya Savarnika Manavu Ashramam has been established at Garlavoddu, in India.
- S, Knapp. "The Avataras of God". www.stephen-knapp.com. Retrieved 2009-04-16.
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