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Four Mahārājas



Sanskrit

Chinese

Color

Direction

Jurisdiction (the four continents)

Retinue

Dhṛtarāṣṭra

Blue

East

Pūrvavideha

Gandharva, piśācī.

Virūḍhaka

增長天

Red

South

Jambudvīpa

Kumbhāṇḍa, preta.

Virūpākṣa

廣目天

White

West

Avaragodānīya

Nāga.

Vaiśravaṇa

多聞天

Black

North

Uttarakuru

Yakṣa, rākṣasa.