TIBETAN MYTHOLOGY

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NYATRI-TSENPO

Tibetan legendary mortal

Also known as NYACHI-ZANBO

The first Tibetan King, a legendary ruler who descended from Heaven.

He was a strange-looking figure with amphibian hands and lizard-like eyelids. Naturally he was worshipped as a God, although he may just have been a visiting extra-terrestrial.

This theory holds more water than you might think; he came down to Earth on an incredibly long rope which he kept permanently tethered -- to his invisible spaceship?

This ‘rope’ appears to have supplied him with vital life-support facilities, plus he could use it as an emergency exit to the Heavenly realm, which he did on numerous occasions.

In fact it appears that he was the first of many Heavenly Tibetan Kings who popped down to Earth on the end of a rope. There was no stopping them.

This practice came to an abrupt end when the rope was accidentally severed by seventh Heavenly King, DRIGUM-TSENPO.

NYATRI-TSENPO FACTS AND FIGURES

Name : NYATRI-TSENPO
Location : Tibet
Gender : Male
Type : legendary mortal
In charge of :
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : Unknown at present
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : NYACHI-ZANBO
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Article last updated on 08 May 2005 by the Godchecker Team.

Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders

References: Coming soon.

Cite this article:

Saunders, Chas, and Peter J. Allen, eds. "Nyatri-tsenpo: Tibetan legendary mortal." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 08 May. 2005. Web. 18 September 2014.

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