Yakshas and Yakshinis in Jainism

This anonymous article on HereNow4U briefly discusses the origins and history of yakṣas and yakṣīs in the Jain faith. There are some photographs of a few of the popular yakṣas and yakṣīs and other deities.


Yantra in human form

Although this 19th-century yantra is damaged, the richly bejewelled figure in this drawing is clear. Inside his body is a diagram intended to help devotees meditate. The Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, USA, provides this zoomable photograph on its website.


Young Indian Vegetarians

Based in London, the Young Indian Vegetarians group promotes a vegetarian lifestyle and the ending of cruelty to animals. The website provides news of events and activities, useful links and selected editions of the Ahimsa newsletter to read online.