Dattatreya an Avatar of Lord Visnu who appeared as a son of Atri Muni and Anusuya, and the brother of Durvasa Muni. Roaming the earth as an ascetic brahman, He enlightened both kings and villagers. His teachings to King Yadu, the forefather of the Yadu dynasty, are recounted by Lord Krsna to Uddhava in Srimad Bhagavatam (11.7–9).

— books Sri Navadvipa-dhama-mahatmya / Glossary