Vaiśravaṇa

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"Golden Vaiśravaṇa", Tangut Empire, 13th century.

Vaiśravaṇa (P. Vessavaṇa; T. rnam thos sras རྣམ་ཐོས་སྲས་; C. Duowen tian/Pishamen tian 多闻天), is one of the Four Great Kings. He presides over the northern quarter and rules over the yakṣas. He is also known as Kubera.[1]

He is known as a god of wealth.[1]

He wears golden armor and is usually portrayed as a warrior-king.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Internet-icon.svg rnam thos sras, Christian-Steinert Dictionary