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vrm.1.15 b, a "He that furious one with his insolence is knocking down Sages from their divine abodes, and like that he is knocking down the Gandharvas and Apsaras too from the heavenly gardens Nandana, where they will be taking delight.
vrm.2.50 The River Ganga was adorned with splendid hermitages within easy distance from one another, with pools overflowing with water, visited at suitable hours by Apsaras thrilling with rapture.
vrm.2.91 "I invoke the Devas and Gandharvas, Vishvavasu, Haha and Huhu as also Apsaras belonging to the divine races from all regions.
vrm.2.91 "I invoke the Apsaras called Ghritachi, Vishvachi, Mishrakesi, Alambusa, Nagadanta and Hema as also Hima who has an abode made in mountains.
vrm.2.91 Troops of Apsaras danced to the melodious rustling of the wind.
vrm.2.91 A particular company of Apsaras, embraced by whom, a man looked as though seized with insanity, came from Nandana grove.
vrm.2.91 With all their desires gratified, their bodies anointed with red sandal paste, and surrounded by a company of Apsaras, those soldiers uttered the following words.
vrm.3.11 Then those five Apsaras have led that sage astray who discerned the nature of this and the other world, or good and bad, or the nature of Absolute Soul
vrm.4.1 and therein the Apsaras are moving, hither and yon.
vrm.6.41 Calling to his mind the duty of the kings, Rama who was eager to undertake what was to be done next, in concurrence with Vibhishana, summoned Angada the son of Vali and spoke as follows: Go my gentle Angada on my behalf and, passing thought the city of Lanka without fear and anxiety and Lanka without fear and anxiety and approaching Ravana the unfortunate Rakshasa devoid of sovereignty and who has lost his splendour because of his inclination to die admonish him in the following words: O, Ravana the Ranger of the Night! In your reckless arrogance, sages, Devas, Gandharvas, Apsaras, Nagas, Yakshas and kings have been oppressed by you.
vrm.6.74 From that mountain, Hanuma then ascended Mount Malaya, appearing as Mounts Meru and Mandara, filled with several kinds of cascades, full of many trees and creepers, having Kamala and Utpala lotuses blooming, visited by Devas and Gandharvas, having a height of Sixty Yojanas four hundred eighty miles, frequented by Vidyadharas, a number of sages and Apsaras, filled with various kinds of animal troupes and illuminated by many caves, Hanuma grew his body, appearing like a cloud, bewildering Yakshas, Gandharvas and Kinnaras.
vrm.6.90 Then, a shout of victory rose in the sky from the mouth of Gods, great souled sages, Gandharvas and Apsaras.
vrm.6.90 In the sky too was heard the sound of large drums played by Devas, the melody produced by dancing Apsaras and the songs of Gandharvas.
vrm.6.107 Seeing that matchless struggle and observing that the sky is its own compeer and the ocean is its own analogue, the battle between Rama and Ravana can be likened only to the battle between Rama and Ravana, the hosts of Gandharvas and Apsaras, looked on that battle between Rama and Ravana.
vrm.6.128 On that occasion of the coronation ceremony of the intelligent Rama, who was well deserving it, the Devas and Gandharvas gracefully sang and troupes of Apsaras danced.
vrm.7.2 And daughters of sages and Pannagas and those of Rajarshis, as well as those of Apsaras, sporting, arrived at that quarter.
vrm.7.3 And hymned by hosts of deities and Gandharvas, having his mansion graced with the dancing of Apsaras, and floating on rays like the sun himself, that ruler of riches went to his sire.
vrm.7.5 And having wedded, O Rama, Sukesa s sons began to sport with their wives, like Devas sporting with Apsaras.
vrm.7.10 And when he had completed his term of restriction, swarms of Apsaras danced, and blossoms showered, and the deities hymned him.
vrm.7.10 And, O Brahman, seven Apsaras in Nandana, ten attendants of Mahendra, as well as sages and human beings, have been devoured by this one.
vrm.7.11 And coming there frequently, Devas with Gandharvas and Apsaras and Nagas and Kinnaras, ever spot there.
vrm.7.22 Hiranyakasipu, the gracaful Namuchi, and Shamvara, Nishandi and Dhumketu and Virochana s ofspring Vali, and the Daitya Shamvu that mighty monarchs, Vritra and Bana ;and Rajarshis versed in all branches of learnings and Gandharvas, and mighty Nagas, and Sages, and Pannagas and Yakshas, and swarms of Apsaras and the Earth herself containing vasty oceans and mountains and rivers and trees, at the unrolling of a Yuga all these, O mighty monarch have I brought to dissolution.
vrm.7.26 And he saw a person proceeding, seated on a car, sprinkled with heavenly unguents and attended upon by Apsaras.
vrm.7.26 Who is this shameless wight that is going seated on a car and attended by Apsaras ?Does he not perceive his object of fear ?"Being thus addressed by Ravana, Parvata said O my child, O thou gifted with great intellect Hear I shall describe to thee the truth.
vrm.7.26 Ravana again said "Who goeth there effulgent like unto the sun ?"Hearing the words of Ravana, Parvata said The person, resembling the full moon and wearing diverse ornaments and cloths, whom thou beholdest, O great king, in the golden car abounding in Apsaras, distributed gold.
vrm.7.31 There was audible in the house of the lord of riches, the sweet music of the assembled Apsaras like unto the sound of the bell.
vrm.7.31 At this time passed by that way the foremost of Apsaras, Rambha, adorned with excellent ornaments and having a countenance like the full moon.
vrm.7.31 This is the everlasting law of the Devas that the Apsaras have no husband; they cannot be the wife of one husband.
vrm.7.33 And the Gandharvas began to play on various instruments and the Apsaras began to dance.
vrm.7.36 The mountain had a thousand summits and the Lions were residing in the caves and hundreds of fountain were falling from it; the mountain was as if laughing aloud and the Devas, Gandharvas, Apsaras and Kinnaras were sporting there with their females; and it appeared in consequence thereof like the region of Devas; and rivers, with waters transparent like crystal, were lowing.
vrm.7.50 O foremost of men, O descendant of Raghu, may the Apsaras make me always hear of thy themes.
vrm.7.52 Being inebriete the beautiful Apsaras, well skilled in the art of singing and dancing, began to dance before Rama in the company of Kinnaris.
vrm.7.66 Thereupon he expressed his intention of living with that queen of Apsaras, having a moon like countenance and lotus eyes.
vrm.7.82 And that hero falling there arose a terrible uproar amongst the Rishis, Devas, Gandharvas and Apsaras.
vrm.7.82 What more, being disturbed, the Devas, Asuras, Gandharvas, saints and Apsaras and all other creatures of the world approached the Great Patriarch, the conferrer of boons and said: "The fear of the Devas and the destruction of the creatures hath arrived.
vrm.7.82 Thereupon chanting the glories of Satrughna, the Devas, Rishis, Pannagas, Apsaras, said "O son of Dasaratha, it is really fortunate, that thou, renouncing fear, hast acquired victory and that the Rakshasa Lavana hath been vanquished like a serpent.
vrm.7.90 He was being attended by Apsaras adorned with celestial ornaments and having lotus eyes.
vrm.7.95 Hearing the words of the great saint, Rama, to perform the evening adoration, went to the pond filled with Apsaras ;and having performed the worship he again retured to the hermitage of the high souled Agastya.
vrm.7.101 I have never seen before a like beauty amongst the Devas,Nagas, Asuras and Apsaras.
vrm.7.119 Lakshmana, the younger brother of Rama, being thus engaged in penances, having obstructed his breath, Apsaras, Indra and other Devas and Rishis showered flowers on him.
vrm.7.123 The place was filled with the noise of hundreds of bugles sounded by Gandharvas and Apsaras.
vrm.7.123 So did all the celestial Rishis, Gandharvas Apsaras, Suparnas, Nagas, Yakhsas, Pisachas, Danavas and Rakshasas.

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