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Definition of the noun Yaksha
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- [Buddhism] a spirit that watches over the treasures hidden in the earth and tree roots
Yaksha is a settlement in Troitsko-Pechorsky District of the Komi Republic, Russia, located in the upper streams of the Pechora River. Population: 1,218; 1,793.
- also known as Yaksha, Komi Republic
- part of Russia
- Yaksha is the name of a broad class of nature-spirits, usually benevolent, who are caretakers of the natural treasures hidden in the earth and tree roots. They appear in Hindu, Jain and Buddhist literature. The feminine form of the word is yakṣī or Yakshini.
- also known as ยักษี, ยักษิณี, นางยักษ์
- Yaksha is an annual performing arts festival organized by the Isha Foundation at the Isha Yoga Center, Coimbatore. Begun in January 2010, the festival features musical concerts and dances by eminent performing artistes from around the country and is aimed at preserving and promoting India's traditional music and dance forms. The name of the festival is inspired by Yakshas - celestial beings in Indian mythology.
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The female Yaksha is a Yakshini. Yakuyuokc : A talisman, or omamori Yama : Rein, curb, bridle. Lord of the pitris, and judge and lord of the dead; as king of justice, dharma, lord of the southern quarter. Five of ten guiding principles that yoga ...
CHAMBERS'S ENCYCLOPAEDIA: A DICTIONARY OF UNIVERSAL KNOWLEDGE FOR THE PEOPLE ILLUSTRATED WITH MAPS AND NUMEROUS WOOD ENGRAVINGS REVISED EDITION VOL. X (1874)
YAKSHA— YAM. YAJNAVALKYA-YAK. line and strong clotb. Caps, jackets, cloaks, and blankets are made of the skin with the hair on. The tails are the ciiowrief, or fly-flappers, used in all parts of India, and which are to be seen particularly on ...
by John Dowson
It is a Yaksha in whose mouth ...
by James G. Lochtefeld
Yaksha. (feminine yakshi) A cla deities who are essentially s of minor lature spirits and are often narrowly associated with particular places. Yakshas pre reckoned as the attendants of the deity Kubera, who is regarded as the guardian of the ...
Chambers's Encyclopaedia (1874)
Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People
YAKSHA— YAM. YAMA— YAMBU. YAMTJNA— YANINA YANKEE— YARMOUTH. YARN— YAW& YAZOO— YEAST. fine and strong cloth. Caps, jackets, cloaks, and blanketl are made of the skin with the hair on. The tails are the cliowries, ...
3000 Entries on the Mystical and Occult Traditions by Nevill Drury
Yaksha In Hinduism, a nature ...
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Scrabble value of Y4A1K5S1H4A1
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