|1. Bharadwaja||Aankirasa, Bhaarhaspatya, Bharadwaja|
|2. Shatamarshana||AAnkirasa, Powrukutsa,Traasatasya|
|5 .Srivatsa||Bhargava, Syaavana,AApnavaana,Owrva, Jaamadaghn
|6. Kowsika||Vaiswaamitra, AAgamarshana,Kowsika|
|7. Viswamitra||Vaiswaamitra,Devaraata, Owtala|
|8. Kowndinya||Vaasishta,Maitraavaruna, Kowndinya|
|9. Harita||AAnkirasa, Ambarisha,Yuvanasva|
|10. Mowdkalya||(1) AAnkiras,Bharmyasva,Mowdgalya
(3) AAnkirsa, Dhavya, Mowdgalya
|14.Kanva||(1) Aankirasa, Ajameeda,Kaanva
(2) Aankirasa, Kowra, Kaanva
|15.Paraasara||(1) Vaasishta, Saaktya, Paarasarya|
|17. Gargi||(1) Aankirasa,Bharhaspatya,Bharadwaja,Sainya,Gargya
(2) Aangirasa, Sainya, Gaargya
|19.Kasyapa||Kasyapa, Aavatsaara, Daivala|
Among the 20, based on an analysis of Pravaras, one can see the Aankirasa Rishi appears 12 times including multiple versions. Aankirasa is the Rishi with whom more than half of the Atharva Veda samhitas a re associated. An analysis of the Rishis associated with the Veda Mantras will give info on the other Rishis associated with the twenty Gothras and their lineage.
Sage Kanva is the father of Sakutala celebrated by Kaalidasa. Bhargava referes to the lineage of Bhrigu Maharishi, the foster father of Maha Lakshmi worshipped as Bhargavi. . I will now say afew words about Shatamarshana Gothram. Natha Muni, Aalavandar(Yaamuna Muni) belong to this Gothram.Bharadwaja appears in Raamayanam .
Brahma according to Puranas had 4 sons:Atri, Bhrigu,Vasishta and Ankiras.
Their lines are as follows:
1.Ankiras---) Shatamarshana(Penance in the middle of Five fires at Haridhwar and got the boon that the Sata Vayu will not affect him . Similar to the case of Satakopan(Nammalwar later).His predecessors, Purukutsar and Traasa Dasyu were authorities on Rig Vedam.Tras is made up of 3 Kinds of fear .Since these htree kinds of fear ran away fro him out of fear for his Power derived from penance, He is called Trasa Dhasyu. All the three Rishis (Ankiras, Purukutsar,Trsadasyu) are thus included in the Pravaram of Shatamarshana Gothris.
2.Bhrigu---) Valmiki and Sri Vatsa Gothram
3. Atri---) Dattatreya---) Atreya Gothram---) Atreya Ramanujar and links to Vedanta Desikan 4.Vasishta---) Sakti, Paraasara,Vyasa.(Paraasara is the author of Vishnu Puranam and Vysaa , the author of Brahma Sutrams and Puraanas.
All of them are devotees of Sriman Narayana and are Staunch Vaishnavas.
About Shatamarshana Gothram lineage, Before Shatamarshana: Ankiras,Purugutsar and Trasadasyuwere all born in this Gothram. Shatamarshana gothris are called Sreshtars or Sottai Kulam people in Tamil. Aalawandar refers to his reputed Lineage referring to his grandfather Nata Muni & Shatamarshana thi s way:: " Janitvaham Jagati Mahati Kyata Yasasam"( Stotra Ratnakaram.) P.A. Ranganatha Tatacharya has written about the glory this Gothram in his monograph" Shatamarshana Gothra Prabhavam".