TIBETAN MYTHOLOGY

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DHARMAPALAS

Tibetan Tutelary Gods and Goddesses

The Daring Defenders of Dharma!

These are eight Tibetan Monster Gods whose job is to install fear and terror into evil spirits.

Fully paid-up members of the BODHISATTVAS brotherhood, these compassionate soldiers of love run around like a team of crime-busting heroes, protecting the faith by all means necessary.

This can occasionally involve a little tiny bit of scourging, stabbing and screaming. So, they are hideously good.

The gang includes sweet little PALDEN-LHAMO, NAGPO-CHENPO, SHINJE, TAMDRIN and BEGTSE.

DHARMAPALAS FACTS AND FIGURES

Name : DHARMAPALAS
Location : Tibet
Gender : Both male and female
Type : deity
In charge of : Patronage
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : GOOD, quite approachable
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : None known
Popularity index : 115

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Article last updated on 09 February 2013 by the Godchecker Team.

Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders

References: Coming soon.

Cite this article:

Saunders, Chas, and Peter J. Allen, eds. "DHARMAPALAS: Tutelary Gods and Goddesses from Tibetan mythology." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 09 Feb. 2013. Web. 26 July 2014.

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