51. Yama Dharmaraja
Style: Black (nag-thang)

Yama Dharmaraja is one of the wrathful enlightened protectors. Wrathful protectors offer material and psychic benefits, protect spiritual aspirants during times of vulnerability, nourish religious commitment, and safeguard Buddhist schools.

Yama means death and the endless suffering of cyclical existence. Dharmaraja means king of the law of cause and effect. The purpose of Dharmaraja is to subdue the endless suffering of cyclical existence.