Y for Yaksha

Yakshas (or the feminine Yakshis) are nature spirits that feature prominently in early Buddhist, Hindu and Jain myths and also in artistic depictions.

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Yaksha Ajanta Caves
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Statue of Yaksha inside Banteay Srei Temple, Cambodia
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Yaksha- White Temple- Chiang Rai
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4 Comments Add yours

  1. artistpath says:

    Wow, that last photo is fierce! Interesting!

    1. Sukanya Ramanujan says:

      Thanks! Glad you found it interesting!

  2. Nirmala says:

    Nice photos!

    1. Sukanya Ramanujan says:

      Thank you!

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