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Apsarā


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(Skt., ‘move in water’).

The dancers in Indra's svarga (heaven) in Hinduism. They are frequently depicted in Hindu relief art. In Buddhism, they are depicted as richly adorned attendants on Sakka (i.e. Indra).

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