Mahoraga

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Mahoraga (Pali maha-uraga; Skt. mahorāga; Tib.ལྟོ་འཕྱེ་ཆེན་པོ་, Wyl. lto 'phye chen po) — a class of subterranean serpents who, it is said, lie on their sides and rotate in the earth. They belong to the class of local deities or 'earth lords' (sa bdag) and are one of the eight kinds of non-humans who protect the dharma.

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