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Urvasi, ----.
[to Whom the twenty-ninth day of March, day 088, is dedicated]

Geography/Culture: Hindustani. She is first referred to in the Rig Veda (V41.19).
Description: Heavenly Nymph; Goddess of fire-making rituals; She Who grants success in love affairs when invoked to do so.
To Whom Sacred: fire; the female fire-stick.
Male Associates: consort, Pururavas, ----, one of the two fire-sticks of which She is the other, and their Son: Ayu, Fire, which is generated between them. Son, Krpa, He-of-Compassion, by Saradvata, ----. Son, Vasistha, ----, by lovers: Varuna, ----, and Mitra, ----.

Source: Stutley HDH 313.
Apsaras, {Suspended-Waters}.
Alternate meaning: Essence-of-the-Waters.

Geography/Culture: Hindustani.
Linguistic Note: the essence of the waters is a reference to clouds. They are Those Who move in or between the waters.
Description: Flower-garlanded, bejewelled, dove-footed shapeshifting Goddesses of the clouds, the mists drawn up by the sun, seduction, promiscuity, the sense of smell, and odours of all kinds; Those celestial Beings Who dance and sing in Indra's paradise; Those Who are without maternal feelings; Emanations of the Earth-Mother Whose scent They share; Those Who bestow favours on wedding processions and bring luck at games of dice when besought to do so; Those Who are said to cause madness.
To Whom Sacred: flower-garlands; the wish-fulfilling tree parijata (Indian Coral Tree Drythrina indica); trees in general; dove; aquatic birds (whose forms They often adopt); brilliantly coloured chariots (in which They take warriors who die in battle to paradise); cymbals; lutes.
Male Associates: They are the attendants of Soma. Their consorts, the Gandharvas, are the attendants of Varuna.

Some of their names:
Auksagandhi, Having-an-Ox-Smell.
Ganga, Swift-Goer, is called an Apsara, Suspended-Water.
Guggulu, Bdellium.
Mena, ----, She is linked with Uma, Gracious-One.
Naladi, Nard.
Pramandani, ----. (The name of a pungent smelling plant).
Rati, Delight-Giver, is an Apsara, Suspended-Water.
Urvara, UrV1R*, Fertile-Soil.
The leader of the Apsaras, Suspended-Waters, is Urvasi, ----above.
Source: Stutley HDH 16-17, 220, 313.
Krpi, {She-of-Compassion}.

Geography/Culture: Hindustani.
To Whom Sacred: kusa {check this spelling} grass (She and Her brother Krpa were born in a bed of it).
Male Associates: son, Asvatthaman, Horse-Voiced by consort Drona.

Source: Stutley HDH.
worked on: October 1995; July 1991; July 1990.
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