Shalini Mahapatra tells us the story behind Apsara Kunda- involving Shiva, Parvati and the beautiful Apsara Tilottama.
The present narration of Apsara Alambusha depicts the pinnacle of creative storytelling in the Puranas, put forward in the most credible manner.
When the desire is satisfied, it develops self-indulgence; and when it is not fulfilled, it gives rise to irritation. One commits sins under the influence of all three – lust, greed, and anger. It is the lust for worldly pleasure that causes involuntary sin.
Apsarā Pūrvacitti and King Āgnīdhra portray the king’s effort to achieve his goal of liberation, Pitraloka, Bhārata-varṣa.
The Apsaras according to the Vayu Purana were created by Brahma through his mental creative attributes and were also addressed as Manasa Kanyas.
Apsara Pramlocha and her romantic encounter with Rishi Kandu, clasped time in the custody of erotic ecstasy.
Apsara Ghritachi was one nymph who was a reason for the birth of many virtuous children.
Apsara Ghritichi and Her Hundred Cursed Daughters has roots in both the Ramayana and the Mahabharata. Also has an important role in the Kusha lineage.
Rishi Durvasa’s curse on Apsara Punjikasthala had played a vital role in the birth of Hanuman.
The mystery of the Vedic Apsaras has been interlaced gracefully by the treads of artistic affluence, spiritual eloquence, and erotic aspiration.