From Hindupedia, the Hindu Encyclopedia
By Jit Majumdar
Sometimes transliterated as: Apsara, ApsarA, Apsaraa
- one who moves in the water of the clouds
- celestial and charming females who are eternally young, reputed for having the capacity to enchant anybody human or divine and are skilled in music, singing and dancing and lovemaking and belong to the race of the Devas and live in their abodes.