Yaksha


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Yak´sha


n.1.(Hindoo Myth.) A kind of demigod attendant on Kuvera, the god of wealth.
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Objective: Yaksha aims at reinforcing eu-asean cooperation & Building partnerships in the cybersecurity domain by developing a solution tailored to specific user and national needs, Leveraging eu know-how and local expertise.
As part of the ongoing charitable activities, the organization has sponsored / facilitated the tuition on Thenkuthittu Yakshagana by the reigning Sthree Vesha Expert, Yaksha Shata, Master Ravi Alaverooya for the next one year for 5 deserving children.
We know there were four tribes Yaksha, Naga, Raksha and Deva living in the island and around 600BC there was an influx of people from India, possibly Bengal or Orissa.
The first Gulf Yaksha Vaibhava on Saturday and Sunday will showcase the traditional dance-drama format of the southern Indian state of Karnataka in two distinct styles.
There is a male counterpart named Yaksha, and the two form a classification of deities or idols known as Yakshani, of which there are more than 36 iterations in Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.
Their art work included Aztec sun stones, shadow puppets from India, Thai Yaksha paintings, American Totem poles, Celtic lettering, Mexican masks, and some pupils made bread from a variety of different cultures.
The yaksha and yakshi carved on the struts are not regal figures but subjects of Kuvera's kingdom.
Khushdeep Bansal, in his book, Purpose of Life, says sometimes a yaksha prashma (quest) arises within us: Why am I here for.
The government not only installed bronze sculptures of Saraswati and Arantuk Yaksha, a godly figure associated with Mahabharata, at the site but also fixed colour lights, swings and dug up a pond nearby.
The Yaksha claims that anyone who wants to drink the water of the pool must first answer his questions.
Similarly, King Yaksha Malla of the Nepal-Mandala had also launched several successful and ambitious military campaigns intended to territorial expansion of his kingdom.