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02 Jan


Apsaras are dancers of the celestial courts, however, Rig Veda mentions Apsara as the wife of Gandharva Rig Veda allows for the existence of more than one Apsara The maiden Apsara is Urvashi who became the wife of king Pururavas, first king of the Somavamsha Narrative of Urvashi and Pururavas is found in the Rigveda (X951-18) and the Shatapatha Brahmana (XI51)
Comparison of the Greek Dieties and Ancient Hindu Dietie
There was an essential difference between the Hindu gods of the Vedic age and the Greek gods of the Homeric age The first thing we should note that the Sanskrit language is nearer and closer than the Greek to the original Aryan tongue, yet Hindu conceptions go nearer to the original Nature-worship of the primitive Aryans The Gods of Homeric Greeks have attained a marked individuality and the characters are so individualistic that “nature” almost escapes But the Hindu Gods are still the powers of Nature and show manifestations of Nature For example, we can identify Indra with Rains easily but can not identify Zeus with Sky Therefore, we can say that Hindu conceptions are more true to their original sources

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