Sentence Examples

  • For wife he has the spirit of the clouds and waters, Apsaras, and by her became father of the first mortals, Yama and Yami.
  • APSARAS, in Hindu mythology, a female spirit of the clouds and waters.
  • In the Rig-Veda there is one Apsaras, wife of Gandharva; in the later scriptures there are many Apsaras who act as the handmaidens of Indra and dance before his throne.
  • In the later Vedic times they are represented as being fond of and dangerous to, women; the Apsaras, apparently originally water-nymphs, being closely associated with them.
  • In the heroic age the Gandharvas have become the heavenly minstrels plying their art at Indra's court, with the Apsaras as their wives or mistresses.

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