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  Karma2Grace Asvins
They are the twins Nasatya (the inseperable, or the one without untruth), and Dasra (the miraculous), born of Understanding (Samjna), and both married to the daughter of the sun Surya.
Surya: Being young and athletic, the Asvins competed in a chariot race with the prize as Surya, the daughter of the sun, and won her as their wife.
Recognition Among the Gods: As the Asvins are low born, Indra did not want to let them partake of the ritual drink of the sacrifice, Soma, and would not even recognize their divinity.
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 Hymns to Asvins from the Rig Veda
ASVINS, your ancient priest invites you hither to gladden you with draughts of meath of Soma.
O Asvins, when the sons of Paira call you, send strength with nourishment to him who knoweth.
O Asvins, I am he who sang your praise.
www.hinduwebsite.com /sacredscripts/hinduism/rigveda/asvins_1.asp   (6478 words)

  
 Asvins, Vedic deities of healing power
The Asvins are twin deities whose origin is shrouded in myth, mystery and symbolism.
The Asvins are considered to be the brothers of Usha, the goddess of dawn and may actually represent twilight, when darkness and light appear intertwined on the horizon just before dawn as well as before dusk.
As the two Asvins wed the one Surya so the two Lettic God's sons wed the one daughter of the Sun; the latter also (like the Dioskouroi and the Asvins) are rescuers from the ocean, delivering the daughter of the Sun or the Sun himself.
hinduwebsite.com /hinduism/concepts/aswins.asp   (1036 words)

  
 Asvins - LoveToKnow 1911
ASVINS, in Hindu mythology, twin deities of light.
After Indra, Agni and Soma, they are the most prominent divinities in the Rig-Veda, and have more than fifty entire hymns addressed to them.
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