Gandharvapsaras, Gandharvāpsaras: 2 definitions
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1) Gandharvāpsaras (गन्धर्वाप्सरस्):—[from gandharva] f. [plural] the Gandharvas and the Apsarasas, [Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā xxx, 8; Atharva-veda; Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa] etc.
2) [v.s. ...] f. [dual number] (asau) Gandharva and the Apsarasas, [Ārṣeya-brāhmaṇa]
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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.
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The Skanda Purana (by G. V. Tagare)
Chapter 64 - The Secret of Jyeṣṭheśvara < [Section 2 - Uttarārdha]