TOP 3 articles about Gyalpo spirits

About Gyalpo spirits

Gyalpo spirits are one of the eight classes of haughty and spirits in mythology and . Gyalpo, a word which simply means “” in the Tibetic languages, in Tibetan mythology is used to refer to the and especially to a class of spirits, both and , who may be either malevolent spirits or oath-bound as .

Worldly Protector Tsangpa Karpo

Karpo is a wrathful of . Tsangpa Karpo was a dynasty that dominated large parts of Tibet from 1565 to 1642. It was the last royal dynasty to rule in its own name. The regime of Tsangpa Karpo was founded by Tseten, a low-born retainer of the prince of the Dynasty and governor of Shigatse in Tsang (West-Central Tibet) since 1548. Tsangpa is known as gTsang pa in .

Worldly Protector – Pehar Gyalpo

is known as the and the Daemon Pehar. Pehar Gyalpo is a non- protector who is invited to by and bound by an oath to protect all the centers. Pehar Gyalpo is a spirit belonging to the Gyalpo class. Life of Pehar Gyalpo Pehar Gyalpo is the leader of a band of five and would later become the protector deity of  .
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Depicting the Pehar Gyalpo with 3 Geluk Masters

According to myth, Gyalpo Pehar ( : རྒྱལ་པོ་དཔེ་ཧར ) is a spirit belonging to the gyalpo class. When arrived in in the eighth century, he subdued all and put them under control of Gyalpo Pehar, who promised not to harm any sentient beings and was made the chief guardian spirit of during the reign of Trisong Deutsen. The protector deity is depicted with three Geluk .