Four Yakshinis

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The Four Yakshinis (Tib. Nöjin Shyi) [1] are female protector deities of Tibet, bound under oath by Guru Padmasambhava. They are:

  1. Fleshless White Glacier - Dorje Yudrönma (Tib. རྡོ་རྗེ་གཡུ་སྒྲོན་མ་)
  2. Kharak Khyung Tsün - Dorje Palgyi Yum (Tib. རྡོ་རྗེ་དཔལ་གྱི་ཡུམ་)
  3. Sky Soarer of the Great Treasures - Dorje Lumo (Tib. རྡོ་རྗེ་ཀླུ་མོ་)
  4. Mari Rabjam - Dorje Drakmo Gyal (Tib. རྡོ་རྗེ་དྲག་མོ་རྒྱལ་)


  1. * The notes on Lamrim Yeshe Nyingpo, Entering the Path of Wisdom, by Jamyang Drakpa, as recorded by Jokhyab Rinpoche, from Lamrim Yeshe Nyingpo, Vol. 2, published by Rangjung Yeshe Publications, ISBN 962-7341-33-9, page205. Original source mentioned in the notes is Ratna Lingpa’s Tukdrub Yangdü.

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