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#Dhritarashta (Skt. Ḍhṛtarāṣṭa; Tib. ''yul 'khor srung'') "Defender of the Area" in the East;<br>
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#Dhritarashtra (Skt. Dhṛtarāṣṭṛa; Tib. ''yul 'khor srung'') "Defender of the Area" in the East;<br>
 
#Virudhaka (Skt. Virūḍhaka; Tib. '''phags skyes po'') "Noble Birth" in the South;<br>
 
#Virudhaka (Skt. Virūḍhaka; Tib. '''phags skyes po'') "Noble Birth" in the South;<br>
 
#Virupaksha (Skt. Virupākṣa; Tib. ''spyan mi bzang'') "Ugly Eyes" in the West; and<br>
 
#Virupaksha (Skt. Virupākṣa; Tib. ''spyan mi bzang'') "Ugly Eyes" in the West; and<br>

Revision as of 23:06, 23 January 2008

Dhritarashtra
Virudhaka
Virupaksha
Vaishravana

Four Great Kings:

  1. Dhritarashtra (Skt. Dhṛtarāṣṭṛa; Tib. yul 'khor srung) "Defender of the Area" in the East;
  2. Virudhaka (Skt. Virūḍhaka; Tib. 'phags skyes po) "Noble Birth" in the South;
  3. Virupaksha (Skt. Virupākṣa; Tib. spyan mi bzang) "Ugly Eyes" in the West; and
  4. Vaishravana (Skt. Vaiśravaṇa; Tib. rnam thos sras) "Son of He who has Heard Many Things" in the North.

See also Four Great Kings mantras