Tsangpa Karpo is a wrathful worldly protector of Tibet. Tsangpa Karpo was a dynasty that dominated large parts of Tibet from 1565 to 1642. It was the last Tibetan royal dynasty to rule in its own name. The regime of Tsangpa Karpo was founded by Karma Tseten, a low-born retainer of the prince of the Rinpungpa Dynasty and governor of Shigatse in Tsang (West-Central Tibet) since 1548. Tsangpa is known as gTsang pa in Tibet. Iconography of .
Pehar Gyalpo is known as the Worldly Protector and the King Daemon Pehar. Pehar Gyalpo is a non-Tibetan protector who is invited to Tibet by Guru Rinpoche and bound by an oath to protect all the Buddhist 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 Gyalpo spirits and would later become the protector deity of Nechung Monastery in the .
According to Tibetan Buddhist myth, Gyalpo Pehar ( Tibetan: རྒྱལ་པོ་དཔེ་ཧར ) is a spirit belonging to the gyalpo class. When Padmasambhava arrived in Tibet in the eighth century, he subdued all gyalpo spirits and put them under control of Gyalpo Pehar, who promised not to harm any sentient beings and was made the chief guardian spirit of Samye during the reign of Trisong Deutsen. The protector deity Pehar Gyalpo is depicted with three Geluk masters above. Thangka .