Temptation of a sage (Vishwamitra?) by Apsara (Menaka?)

Stories abound of celestial nymphs, asparas, sent by Indra to tempt sages. The story of Vishwamitra and Menaka is from the Ramayana.

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Anyone can strengthen another's faith through encouragement, personal example, good natured humoring, praise, flattery, adulation, or take it away by the opposite methods.
—Gurudeva