A kind of demigod attendant on Kuvera, the god of wealth.
Celestial disembodied beings who are believed to inhabit secluded places.
Nature deities who are semi-divine beings. They are represented in conjunction with Hindu, Jain and Buddhist divinities in Indian art.
A name given to demi-gods
in the ancient folk mythology, it's a genius living in forests. Kubera, chief of all the Yakshas, is the deity of underground treasures. Many times, Yakshas are represented as door-guards of buddhist shrines; in that case, they are similar to the dvârapâla of hindu temples. So, they are Asura or Râkshasa demons. However, they obey Shiva as His servants, like the Gana
A class of Demi-Gods, bestower of riches and wealth. Feminine: Yakshini
A type of male lesser god with miraculous powers.
Yaksha and Yakshini are the celestial spirits from Hindu mythologies
(Sanskrit à¤¯à¤•à¥à¤¶) or Yakkha (PÄli à¤¯à¤•à¥à¤¶) is the name of a broad class of nature-spirits or minor deities who appear in Hindu and Buddhist mythology. The feminine form of the word is or (PÄli: yakkhÄ« or yakkhinÄ«).