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n.1.(Hindoo Myth.) A kind of demigod attendant on Kuvera, the god of wealth.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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(16) Yakshagana ("Yaksha" meaning a nature spirit and "gana" meaning song) is a generic term referring to the traditional forms of Kannada theatre predominant in coastal Karnataka.
Whatever the reason, they are found everywhere, even by the feet of the Yaksha giants at Suvarnaphumi Airport!'
According to Hindu mythology, in the epic Ramayan -Tadakka (or Tataka) was a 'Yaksha' princess-turned-demoness, who was cursed by sage Agastya for being vengeful on him following her husband's death.
In Linguistic Traditions of Kashmir: Essays in Memory of Pandit Dinanath Yaksha, ed.
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.
Nahum, "Yaksha: A self-tuning controller for managing the performance of 3-tiered web sites," in Proc.
In a trope well-known from Shi Zhecun's "Yaksha" [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] (1933), the protagonist is sent on doctor's recommendation to the countryside to recover from an unspecified illness.
It's BD9.500 net for under-12s and children aged four and under eat for free.For details, call 17751262.To celebrate 'Yaksha Vaibhava 2014', the Bahrain Kannada Sangha, in association with The Indian Club-Bahrain, will be presenting the musical dance drama Yakshagana at the club at 5.30pm.