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Eos, aka: Eös; 1 Definition(s)

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Eos means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

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General definition (in Hinduism)

Eos of Greek mythology:—Ushas, the dawn, the same root as our word usher. She was a pure and white-robed being, from whose presence every dark thing fled away night and ghosts, and wild beasts and robbers. Ushas was accompanied by the Aswins, twin horses; these are morning and evening, since the darkness comes at evening as well as at morning, and these are the originals of the twin brothers whom we meet in every literature like Castor and Pollux. Ushas never grows old, but she makes others old. She reappears as Eos (Eös, Ἠώς) in Greek, as Aurora in Latin, always the same radiant being.

Source: archive.org: Sanskrit and its kindred literatures Studies in comparative mythology

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