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dharma protectors, dharmapala, guardian of the teachings, defender of the faith, oracle, embodiment of wisdom, protect by justice [keep samaya and make sure teachings are properly practiced] [IW]

Dharma protector. Nonhumans who vow to protect and guard the teachings of the Buddha and its followers. Dharma protectors can be either 'mundane' (virtuous samsaric beings) or 'wisdom Dharma protectors' (emanations of buddhas or bodhisattvas) [RY]

dharmapala/ dharma protector/ protective deity [RB]

dharmapala, protector, defender of the (teaching, faith), one of sku lnga rgyal po, 5 skull crown & 3rd eye, SA dpal ldan lha mo, tshangs pa dkar po, lcam sring, gshin rje, mgon po, rnam thos sras, rta mgrin, gshin rje gshed, drag ched, nag po chen po, protector, defender, name given to 4 buddhist guardian kings, popular astrologers, religious protectors, guardians of the teaching [JV]

dharma protectors, dharmapala, guardian of the teachings, defender of the faith, oracle, embodiment of wisdom, protect by justice [IW]

1) Dharmapalas, Dharma protector, protectors of the Dharma, protective deity, guardians of the Dharma, protectors of the Buddhist teachings. 2) Dharma ruler; guardian of the teachings, defender of the faith, to protect by justice or as Dharma, protector, Dharmaraja, defender of Dharma; 3) oracle [RY]