Menaka

Hindu - A water-nymph. Mother of Sakuntala by Visvamitra. She distracted Visvamitra from his devotions long enough for him to father Sakuntala. Called Menaka.
Hindu - An apsaras. She is said to have married a mortal and became an ancestress of the human race. In some lore, occasionally known as Menaka.

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