Other namesYukašar
AbodeWorld of Light

Yukashar (also Yukašar or Yukhashr; Classical Mandaic: ࡉࡅࡊࡀࡔࡀࡓ, lit.'source of Radiance' is an uthra (angel or guardian) in the World of Light.[1]

In Mandaean scriptures

Yukashar is mentioned in Qolasta prayers 53, 54, 55, 64, 77, and 343,[2] and in Right Ginza 4 as Yukašar-Kana (kana means 'place' or 'source').[1]

In the Mandaean Book of John, he is portrayed as the son of Ptahil.[3]

See also


  1. ^ a b Gelbert, Carlos (2011). Ginza Rba. Sydney: Living Water Books. ISBN 9780958034630.
  2. ^ Drower, E. S. (1959). Canonical Prayerbook of the Mandaeans. Leiden: E.J. Brill.
  3. ^ Haberl, Charles and McGrath, James (2020). The Mandaean Book of John: critical edition, translation, and commentary. Berlin: De Gruyter. ISBN 978-3-11-048651-3. OCLC 1129155601.