dmag zor rgyal mo

From Rangjung Yeshe Wiki - Dharma Dictionnary
Jump to navigationJump to search

Shri Devi [RY]

dpal ldan lha mo dmag zor tgyal mo.
Thangka drawing courtesy of Nick Dudka

A form of Palden Lhamo. Protector of the Dalai Lamas. [cjf]

'Queen Pāravatī' or 'Military Sorceress Queen' (Skt. Śrīmatī Pāravatī), a wrathful form of dPal ldan Lha mo (Skt. Śrī Devī). This particular form is the main protector of the Dalai Lamas. Her name, dMag-zor in Tibetan, Pāravatī in Sanskrit, means 'Military Sorceress'; and indicates offensive and defensive magic. She is also known simply as dMag zor. [Erick Tsiknopoulos]