Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Project Idea: Apsaras

The apsaras are divine nymphs, and you will find them in both of them epics and in other Indian legends.

Research Tip: Start with the Wikipedia article about apsaras, and then start exploring the articles about famous apsaras like Rambha (who curses Ravana), Hema (mother of Mandodari), Menaka (mother of Shakuntala, and thus ancestor of the Bharata who gives his name to the Mahabharata), Urvashi (who curses Arjuna), Ghritachi (indirectly the mother of Drona), and Tilottama,

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