Palden Lhamo Festival or Tibetan Fairy Festival in Tibet

Palden Lhamo or Panden Lhamo (“Glorious Goddess”, Tibetan: དཔལ་ལྡན་ལྷ་མོ།, Wylie: dpal ldan lha mo, Lhasa dialect: [pantɛ̃ ɬamo], Sanskrit: Śrīdēvī, Mongolian: Ukin Tengri) or Remati is a protecting Dharmapala of the Gelug school of Tibetan Buddhism. She is the wrathful deity considered to be the principal protectress of Tibet.

Palden Lhamo appears in the retinue of the Obstacle-Removing Mahākāla as an independent figure and has been described as “the tutelary deity of Tibet and its government”, and as “celebrated all over Tibet and Mongolia, and the potent protector of the Dalai and Panchen Lamas and Lhasa.”