The daughter of Tvashtri, she married Vivasvan 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 Vivasvan 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 via Surya. But what happened to the clone?
Saranyu Facts and Figures
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present
In charge of: the Sky
Area of expertise: Sky, Skies
Good/Evil Rating: OKAY, not bad
Popularity index: 812
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Article last revised on September 18, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders