Four male gatekeepers

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The four male gatekeepers (Tib. སྒོ་བ་ཡབ་བཞི་, gowa yab shyi, Wyl. sgo ba yab bzhi), who are counted among the forty-two peaceful deities, are:

  1. Achala, guarding the east gate (or Vijaya, or Mahabala?)
  2. Yamantaka, guarding the south gate
  3. Hayagriva, guarding the west gate
  4. Amritakundali, guarding the north gate

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