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Asvini Twins

Asvini Twins अश्विन) (aśvin- possessor of horses, horse tamer, cavalier, dual aśvinau) are divine twin horsemen. Nasatya Dasra Nakula Sahadeva Arvakr (the early waker) Alsvin (the rapid goer) The two Ashwins represents the Ida (Lunar) and Pingala (Solar) Nadis (channels) in the subtle body, the Ida the Left and Pingala is Right. Left is Soma and Right is Agni, or also seen as Left is Prithvi or Indrani and Right is Dyaus or Indra. Their union is Prana which ascends up Sushumna, their meeting-place, and his Prana itself is the Samana.
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