Shi Tenno

Japanese - The 4 guardians of the cardinal points, protecting the world from demons. These beings are said to be very tall, 500 years old and living on the slopes of Mount Meru. They are listed as Bishamon (north), Zocho (west), Jikoku (east) and Komoku (south). In some accounts, identified as Shi Tenno, Shitenno, Shitenno, Four Diamond Kings, Four Diamond Kings, Deva Kings, Diamond Kings, Four Celestial Kings, Four Deva Kings, Four Heavenly Kings, Heavenly Kings, (Four) Deva Kings, (Four) Heavenly Kings, T'ienwang, Hindu Lokapalas or Japanese Shi Tenno.

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