Saranya () or Saraniya (also known as Saranya, Sanjna, Sangya, Randal) is the wife of Surya, and the goddess of clouds in Hindu mythology, the mother of Revanta and the twin Asvins (the Indian Dioscuri). She is also the mother of Manu, and of the twins Yama and Yami. According to Farnell, the meaning of the epithet is to be sought in the original conception of Erinys, which was akin to Ge.
is the female form of the adjective , meaning "quick, fleet, nimble", used for rivers and wind in the Rigveda (compare also Sarayu).1ab 1cd yamásya mātâ paryuhyámānā mahó jāyâ vívasvato nanāśa 2ab 2cd Tvastar prepares the bridal of his Daughter: all the world hears the tidings and assembles. But Yama's Mother, Spouse of great Vivasvat, vanished as she was carried to her dwelling. From mortal men they hid the Immortal Lady, made one like her and gave her to Vivasvat. Saranyu brought to him the Asvin brothers, and then deserted both twinned pairs of children.