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'''Four Great Kings''':
 
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#Dhritarashta (Ḍhṛtarāṣṭa [Skt.], Tib. ''yul 'khor srung'') "Defender of the Area" in the East;<br>
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#Dhritarashta (Skt. Ḍhṛtarāṣṭa; Tib. ''yul 'khor srung'') "Defender of the Area" in the East;<br>
#Virudhaka (Virūḍhaka [Skt.], Tib. '''phags skyes po'') "Noble Birth" in the South;<br>
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#Virudhaka (Skt. Virūḍhaka; Tib. '''phags skyes po'') "Noble Birth" in the South;<br>
#Virupaksha (Virupākṣa [Skt.], (Tib. ''spyan mi bzang'') "Ugly Eyes" in the West; and<br>
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#Virupaksha (Skt. Virupākṣa; Tib. ''spyan mi bzang'') "Ugly Eyes" in the West; and<br>
#Vaishravana (Vaiśravaṇa [Skt.], (Tib. ''rnam thos sras'') "Son of He who has Heard Many Things" in the North.
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#Vaishravana (Skt. Vaiśravaṇa; Tib. ''rnam thos sras'') "Son of He who has Heard Many Things" in the North.
  
 
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Revision as of 20:35, 15 July 2007

Four Great Kings:

  1. Dhritarashta (Skt. Ḍhṛtarāṣṭa; 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.