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Definition of the noun Yaksha

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noun

  1. [Buddhism] a spirit that watches over the treasures hidden in the earth and tree roots

Place

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

Miscellanea

  1. 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
  2. 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.

Phrases with Yaksha

  1. Appias Yaksha
  2. Dorcus Yaksha
  3. Species Appias Yaksha

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Google previewEncyclopaedic Dictionary of Religion (2005)

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 ...

Google previewCHAMBERS'S ENCYCLOPAEDIA: A DICTIONARY OF UNIVERSAL KNOWLEDGE FOR THE PEOPLE ILLUSTRATED WITH MAPS AND NUMEROUS WOOD ENGRAVINGS REVISED EDITION VOL. X (1874)

by CHAMBERS

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 ...

Google previewA Classical Dictionary of Hindu Mythology and Religion, Geography, History, and Literature (1870)

by John Dowson

It is a Yaksha in whose mouth ...

Google previewThe Illustrated Encyclopedia of Hinduism: N-Z (2002)

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 ...

Google previewChambers'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, ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of the Esoteric (2004)

3000 Entries on the Mystical and Occult Traditions by Nevill Drury

Yaksha In Hinduism, a nature ...

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Small photo of BANGKOK, THAILAND - JANUARY 28, 2011: Thotsakhirithon, giant demon (Yaksha) guarding an exit to Grand Palace and Wat Phra Kaew templeSmall photo of Bangkok,THAILAND - NOV 01: 2016. Thotsakhirithon or giant demon (Yaksha) guarding to Grand Palace at the Emerald Buddha(Wat Phra Kaew or Wat Phra Si Rattana Satsadaram) in Bangkok.Small photo of Bangkok,THAILAND - NOV 01: 2016. Thotsakhirithon or giant demon (Yaksha) guarding to Grand Palace at the Emerald Buddha(Wat Phra Kaew or Wat Phra Si Rattana Satsadaram) in Bangkok.Small photo of Bangkok,THAILAND - NOV 01: 2016. Thotsakhirithon or giant demon (Yaksha) guarding to Grand Palace at the Emerald Buddha(Wat Phra Kaew or Wat Phra Si Rattana Satsadaram) in Bangkok.Small photo of Bangkok,THAILAND - NOV 01: 2016. Thotsakhirithon or giant demon (Yaksha) guarding to Grand Palace at the Emerald Buddha(Wat Phra Kaew or Wat Phra Si Rattana Satsadaram) in Bangkok.Small photo of Bangkok,THAILAND - NOV 01: 2016. Thotsakhirithon or giant demon (Yaksha) guarding to Grand Palace at the Emerald Buddha(Wat Phra Kaew or Wat Phra Si Rattana Satsadaram) in Bangkok.Small photo of Bangkok,THAILAND - NOV 01: 2016. Thotsakhirithon or giant demon (Yaksha) guarding to Grand Palace at the Emerald Buddha(Wat Phra Kaew or Wat Phra Si Rattana Satsadaram) in Bangkok. More...

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Scrabble value of Y4A1K5S1H4A1

The value of this 6-letter word is 16 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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