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?
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. 28 August 2014.