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The Jaina Iconography
B. C. Bhattacharya
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Motilal Banarsidass; 1974; Delhi, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh and Patna, Bihar in India
  • Chapter II, pages 65 to 85 on the yakṣas
  • Chapter III, pages 86 to 107 on the yakṣiṇīs

Illustrated, with quotations in Sanskrit in the text and index.

This is the second revised edition with a foreword by B. N. Sharma. The original edition was published in 1939 by the Punjab Sanskrit Book Depot in Lahore as volume 26 of the Punjab Oriental Sanskrit series.

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Theme Article
Practices Ambikā or Kuṣmāṇḍinī
Cakreśvarī or Apraticakrā
Yakṣas and yakṣīs


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