rati

kaamadev tatha rati

rati devi ka ullekh praacheen kaal se hi ved, shatapath braahman, evam upanishdon mein hota chala aa raha hai. in paranparaaon mein ise saundarya ki adhishthaatri devi evam usha ke samakaksh kaha gaya hai. pauraanik parampara mein daksh ki putri evam shatapath braahman ke anusaar gandharv kanya ke roop mein inka ullekh milta hai. daksh evam gandharv vastut: vilaasi jaatiyaan rahi hai. inhein kaamadev ki ardhaangini bhi kaha jaata hai.