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Svaha

According to Hindu mythology, Svaha represents the star Zeta Tauri, which is the tip of one of the horns of the constellation, Taurus the Bull. Svaha was desperately in love for the god of fire, Agni. Unfortunately, Agni was infatuated with the seven Krttika, who were married to the seven Rishis.

Svaha then disguised herself as the Krttika and conquered Agni's love. Agni thought he was sleeping with the Krttika. When Svaha gave birth to a child, rumors spread that the Krttika weren't faithful. All the Rishis but one left their wives.

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