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What is the minimum eligibility to see an Yaksha?

Is it possible for a human being to see Yaksha? If yes, what is the minimum eligibility for a human being to see an Yaksha in Kaliyuga?
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Scripture showing ways to summon Gandharva, Yaksha and Kinnar

Is there any Scripture which provides complete information on how to summon Gandharva, Yaksha and Kinnar?
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What is the difference between Yaksha & Gandharvas?

I have read that Gandharvas are related to music and Yakshas are related to nature. Other than these specializations I can't understand the difference. Are Gandharvas heavenly while Yakshas are ...
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Are Yaksa, Raksasa, Pisacas demoniac forces that manifest according to 3 planes of existance?

I have been studying the differences of Yaksa, Raksasa, Pisacas. What I understand is there are 3 aspects of the demoniac force in nature. According to 3 planes of existence i.e., Bhuloka, Bhuvaloka, ...
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Are Yakshinis succubi?

I was going through the Wikipedia article on succubus where I found Yakshinis being referred to be succubi in Hindu tradition: In India, the succubus is referred to as Yakshini and are mythical ...
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Should we pray to Kubera a Yaksha?

What exactly are yakshas? Is it good or bad to worship them? Will they get angry if you stop praying to them? My point is that should we worship Kubera even if he is a yaksha or is he evil being ...
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When and at what instance Dhruva Maharaj fight with Yakshas?

Dhruva Maharaja fought with Yakshas. When and at what instance did this happen?
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Who are Yakshas?

We have heard and read lot of stories involving Yakshas like Kuber was a Yaksha, there was an encounter of Yudhisthir with Yaksha who asked seven questions to him(ofcourse that was revealed to be ...