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  • n. Apsara is a female spirit of the clouds and waters in Hindu and Buddhist mythology.


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  • floating celestial female musician, numerously engraved on every temple bell and painted onto ceiling panels.

    it`s said that the apsara derives from the gandharva and kinnara figures, subsequently feminized and beautified in the passage of Buddhism to Korea through China (the influence of seductive Daoist sky maidens with the long hair ribbons).

    September 23, 2009