Asvini-kumaras - glorious personalities
Facts about Aśvinī-kumāras
- Also known as Asvis - Asvini brothers
- Sons of Vivasvān and Saṁjñā
- Grandsons of Kaśyapa Muni and Aditi
- Brothers of Vaivasvata Manu, Yamarāja and Yami
Family Tree Legend: h = husband, w = wife, s = son, d = daughter
INTRODUCTION TEXT TO BE WRITTEN
Srila Prabhupada's books, lectures, conversations and letters reveal the qualities of this glorious personality as seen in the Vaniquotes Aśvinī-kumāras category. An introduction to Aśvinī-kumāras from Srila Prabhupada's teachings is given below in the following 9 quotes.
Quotes from Srila Prabhupada's teachings
|Pāṇḍu's second wife, Mādrī, gave birth to Nakula and Sahadeva, who were begotten by the two Aśvinī-kumāras. (Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 9.22.27-28)|
|Chāyā had a son named Sāvarṇi and a daughter named Tapatī, who later became the wife of King Saṁvaraṇa. Chāyā's third child is known as Śanaiścara (Saturn). Vaḍavā gave birth to two sons, namely the Aśvinī brothers. (Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 8.13.10)|
|When the Lord's two nostrils separately manifested themselves, the dual Aśvinī-kumāras entered them in their proper positions, and because of this the living entities can smell the aromas of everything. (Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 3.6.14)|
Aśvinī-kumāras - explore more within this category.
Vanipedia has now over 215 introductory articles compiled from Srila Prabhupada's teachings under the series titled Glorious Personalities. All these articles can be seen in the Table of Content on the right side of this article and also here in this Umbrella Category. Browse through them to relish the breadth and depth of Srila Prabhupada's teachings - There is an attractive personality for everyone.