These are the lovely celestial lady spirits who inhabit the Hindu Heaven of DEVALOKA. They are a bit similar to the Greek Nymphs except they tend to be a bit more flirty. Having nicknames such as the ‘daughters of pleasure’ does give the game away there.
They are also known as ‘Essences of Water’ as many are water nymphs. At the last count there were 35 million of them, so to complement the chorus line they could also appear as part of the scenery in the form of clouds, rainbows, butterflies and graceful animals. Even monkeys.
Apsaras Facts and Figures
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present
In charge of: Happiness
Area of expertise: Happiness
Good/Evil Rating: OKAY, not bad
Popularity index: 803
Cite this article
Here's the info you need to cite this page. Just copy the text in the box below.
Article last revised on September 18, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders
References: Coming soon.