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'''Indra''' (Skt.; Tib. [[དབང་པོ་]], ''wangpo'', [[Wyl.]] ''dbang po'') or '''Shakra''' (Skt. ''Śakra''; Tib. [[བརྒྱ་སྦྱིན་]], ''gya jin'', Wyl. ''brgya sbyin'') — one of the principal gods of Hinduism. According to Buddhist cosmology, Indra resides in the [[Heaven of the Thirty-Three]], which is one of the [[six heavens of the desire realm]]. In the Buddhist scriptures he is also sometimes presented as a [[Dharma]] protector.
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'''Indra''' (Skt.; Tib. [[དབང་པོ་]], ''wangpo'', [[Wyl.]] ''dbang po'') or '''Shakra''' (Skt. ''Śakra''; Tib. བརྒྱ་སྦྱིན་, ''gya jin'', Wyl. ''brgya sbyin'') — one of the principal gods of Hinduism. According to Buddhist cosmology, Indra resides in the [[Heaven of the Thirty-Three]], which is one of the [[six heavens of the desire realm]]. In the Buddhist scriptures he is also sometimes presented as a [[Dharma]] protector.
  
  
 
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[[Category: Gods and demons]]

Latest revision as of 21:43, 10 April 2021

Indra (Skt.; Tib. དབང་པོ་, wangpo, Wyl. dbang po) or Shakra (Skt. Śakra; Tib. བརྒྱ་སྦྱིན་, gya jin, Wyl. brgya sbyin) — one of the principal gods of Hinduism. According to Buddhist cosmology, Indra resides in the Heaven of the Thirty-Three, which is one of the six heavens of the desire realm. In the Buddhist scriptures he is also sometimes presented as a Dharma protector.