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'''Four Great Kings''':
'''Four Great Kings''':

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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.

See also Four Great Kings mantras