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- noun Plural form of
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That son of Kunti, who hath Janardana for his protector, is incapable of being vanquished by gods, asuras, gandharvas, yakshas and rakshasas!
For the sake of honouring Agni, Jaya had vanquished asuras and gods and great snakes and men and birds and pishacas and yakshas and rakshasas with his shafts and gave unto that god the food he had desired.
Cut off by the enraged son of Drona, his foes fell down on the earth that was then crowded with yakshas and rakshasas, and frightful with (broken) cars and slain steeds and elephants.
Upon the slaughter of Karna in that dreadful battle, the gods, gandharvas, human beings, caranas, great rishis, yakshas, and great nagas, worshipped Krishna and Arjuna with great respect and wished them victory (in all things).
It is there an inexhaustible pitcher which he receives from four yakshas -- supernatural beings, who correspond to some extent with the perís of Muslim mythology -- and he is duly warned that should it be broken it departs at once.
Boxing Day the Tsunami swept residents out; now the Army marches in four years later to find an abandoned town, and in nearby woods yakshas howling in Tamil calling for food and water, medicine, safe passage south … while in the capital, as I imagine the performance must end, on a stage