Erlik Khan

The god of the dead. He causes natural sickness and death. He is equated with Yama. Also a dharmapāla and Defender of the Law.



  • Getty, Alice. (1962). The Gods of Northern Buddhism. Rutland, Vermont: Charles Tuttle, p. 152.
  • Krader, Lawrence. (1954). "Buryat Religion and Society." SJA 10 (3):322-351, p. 332.