Samskrita Text for Yakṣa Prasna

The Yakṣa Prasna appears in the Mahābhārata. The story is set as the Pandavas end their twelve years of exile in the forest. Yakṣa kills four Pandava brothers, one after another, when they arrive at a lake to fetch water. Dharmarāja arrives at the lake. Yakṣa offers to revive their life, if Dharmarāja answers his questions correctly. Yakṣa asks some 144…