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Definition of Yatus

Yatus Definition from Arts & Humanities Dictionaries & Glossaries
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Yatus Definition from Religion & Spirituality Dictionaries & Glossaries
Yatus or Yatudhanas (Sanskrit) A kind of spirit corresponding to the Greek daimon, one of the hierarchies of spiritual, semi-spiritual, and ethereal entities -- among many other similar classes, such as the nagas, gandharvas, devas, rishis, apsarasas, and yakshas. In the human constitution, those elemental or semi-elemental beings which are instrumental in carrying out the mandates of the higher parts of man; in the solar system they perform a similar function of cosmic character. Along with the other classes, they are the "Sun's attendants throughout the twelve solar months; in theogony, and also in anthropological evolution, they are gods and men -- when incarnated in the nether world" (SD 2:211).