Dharmapala

Buddhist - One of the 8 'protectors of the truth'. These beings are depicted as giants with sharp fangs and three eyes, one of which is in the middle of the forehead and beams perfect knowledge to the unbelievers. They are listed as Beg-Tse, Hayagriva, Kubera, Mahakala, Sitabrahma, Sri, Yama and Yamataka. Also called Dharmapala, Drag-gshed, Drag-gshed, Dag-she, Drag-gshhed, Eight Terrible Ones or Eight Terrible Ones.

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