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8 Dharmapalas: China

Dharmapala or Protectors of Dharma are typically 8 iin China: Skanda Mahakala Marici Dhritarashtra Virudhaka Vaisravana Virupaksha Guan Di Called in Tibetan, Drag-ched, the dharmapalas or defenders of Buddhism, are the 8 bodhisattvas: Mahakala, Yamantaka, Kubera, Hayagriva, Palden Lhamo, Changpa, Yama, and Begtse. http://www.khandro.net/deities_wrathful.htm
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