Son of Bharadvaja and Sushila, author of Garga Samhita, two works with the same name, one is the life story of Krishna, the other is a treatise on astrology.
The family priest of the Yadavas.
He performed the naming ceremony for Krishna and his brother Balarama.
He named Rohini’s son Rama and since he would be very brave he was named Bala, that made him Balarama.
He named Yashoda’s son Krishna because of his dark (krishna) color.
The priest who married Shiva and Parvati had also the name Garga.