- Hindu Mythology. a supernatural female being, either the mistress of a soul in paradise or a succubus.
- a representation of such a being.
Origin of Apsaras
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Examples from the Web for apsaras
Three months after, the Apsaras with Rambha-Devi at their head.Phallic Miscellanies
Do you see, father, I have found one here Holy, and fairer than the Apsaras.The Immortal Lure
Cale Young Rice
In another Indian tale, five apsaras, or celestial dancers, are conveyed in an enchanted car to a pool in the forest.The Science of Fairy Tales
Edwin Sidney Hartland
The Apsaras disappeared, and the priest followed their instructions and became quite well.
And thus he learnt that she had incurred the sin of spoiling the worship of Shiva, which the Apsaras had first taught the priest.