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Yakṣas

Ananda Kentish Coomaraswamy

Yakṣas

essays in the water cosmology

by Ananda Kentish Coomaraswamy

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Published by Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts, Oxford University Press in New Delhi, Delhi, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India.
    • Subjects:
    • Yakshas,
    • Mythology, Indic,
    • Sculpture -- India

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [207]-231) and index.

      StatementAnanda K. Coomaraswamy ; edited by Paul Schroeder ; foreword by Kapila Vatsyayan.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBL1225.Y27 C66 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 257 p., [73] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages257
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1252691M
      ISBN 100195633857
      LC Control Number94902440

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Yaksas by Ananda K. Coomaraswamy. Particular significance attaches to Yaksas in Indian mythology, religion and art. Their almost universal presence in the earlier Indian religions, Hindu, Buddhist and Jaina, wherein they are invested with peculiar traits and powers, indicates their importance.

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