The 9th International Conference Buddhism & Australia
will be held on 6-8 February, 2020 in Perth, Western Australia.
READ MORE

Chinese Buddhist Encyclopedia Illustrations
Some of the Buddhist Illustrations created by Chinese Buddhist Encyclopedia
FREE for everyone to use

We would also appreciate your feedback on Chinese Buddhist Encyclopedia. Please write feedback here
Here you can read media articles about the Chinese Buddhist Encyclopedia which have been published all over the world.

Paypal-logo.jpg
Articles by alphabetic order
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
 Ā Ī Ñ Ś Ū Ö Ō
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0


Five Patron Gods

From Chinese Buddhist Encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Please consider making little donation to help us expand the encyclopedia    Donate Paypal-logo.jpg    Enjoy your readings here and have a wonderful day  


Gyalwa Janchub.jpg

Five Patron Gods (Tib. gowé lha nga) — natural ‘guardian deities’ or protective forces who have their seat within each person’s being, from where they exercise their protective influence:

  1. Yul lha is at the crown of the head
  2. Dra lha (or Drala) is at the right shoulder
  3. Pho lha is at the right armpit in men, replaced by the Molha at the left armpit in women
  4. Nor lha resides under the left armpit in men and under the right armpit in women.
  5. Sok lha at the heart, protecting the life-force, sok.

Alternative Translations

  • Lifelong Companion Gods (Dorje & Coleman)

Source

RigpaWiki:Five Patron Gods