Saranyu (Saraṇyū), Saranya, or Saraniya (also known as Sandhya, Sanjana, Sangya, Randal, Ravi Randal) is the wife of Surya, and the goddess of clouds in Hindu mythology, the mother of Revant and the twin Asvins (the Indian Dioscuri). She is also the mother of Manu, and of the twins Yama and Yami. According to Farnell, the meaning of the epithet is to be sought in the original conception of Erinys, which was akin to Ge.
|Goddess of Clouds and Dusk|
Surya with consorts Saranyu (Sanjna) and Chhaya
|Children||The Ashvins, Revant, Yama and Yami, Manu|
- Hindu Goddesses: Vision of the Divine Feminine in the Hindu Religious Traditions (ISBN 81-208-0379-5) by David Kinsley
- This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "article name needed". Encyclopædia Britannica (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press.
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