Mahakala

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Mahakala (Skt. mahākāla; Tib. མགོན་པོ་, ནག་པོ་ཆེན་པོ་, Wyl. nag po chen po, but usually mgon po) - a supermundane [1] dharma protector who appears in a number of forms, such as Four-arm Mahakala, Six-arm Mahakala, Bernakchen, Maning Nakpo and Pañjaranatha (Gurgyi Gönpo).

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  1. A supermundane dharma protector is an enlightened being while a mundane protector is a samsaric being.