Gandharva

Tags: Deity
Categories: (Buddhism)
Tibetan: དྲི་ཟ (dri za)   Chinese: 乾闥婆, 香神, 飛天

Gandharva, one of Eight Legions (Astasena), are nature spirits with musical skills, often as musicians dancers and singers in palaces of the gods. They are subjects of Dhrtarasṭra, Heavenly King of the east. they are noted for their ability to fly in the air.


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Synonyms/Additional Terms:
དྲི་ཟ, 乾闥婆, 香神, 飛天

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