INDIAN MYTHOLOGY

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SARANYU

Indian Sky Goddess

Elusive Sky Goddess and Mother of the ASHVINS

The daughter of TVASHTRI, she married VIVASAT the Rising Sun God. Being of a shy and retiring nature, she hid in the clouds leaving a cloned replica of herself on view.

This was so realistic that VIVASAT fathered MANU with the imitation before the truth dawned on him. So he searched Heaven and Earth and finally found his wife disguised as a mare. Naturally then he turned himself into a stallion...

Eventually SARANYU became the mother of the ASHVINS. But what happened to the clone?

SARANYU FACTS AND FIGURES

Name : SARANYU
Location : India
Gender : Female
Type : deity
In charge of : the Sky
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : OKAY, not bad
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : None known
Popularity index : 126
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Article last updated on 08 February 2013 by the Godchecker Team.

Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders

References: Coming soon.

Cite this article:

Saunders, Chas, and Peter J. Allen, eds. "SARANYU: Goddess of the Sky from Indian mythology." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 08 Feb. 2013. Web. 1 September 2014.

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