Other names / Alternative spellings
Social groups (status, family, lineage...)
dru gu (Turk)
Period of activity
Mythical times ?
Yol dang re'*, deity of the Turks (drugu'i lha) inside the fortress of Shu ba' ba leg** in the land of the northern eight sNam (ms. PT 1060 l. 90-91 "yul byang ka' snam brgyad mkhar shu ba' ba leg gyi nang na' / drugu'i lha yol dang re'", see the OTDO transliteration).
*Yol dang re', possibly the Tibetan transcription of the Old Turkic Yol täŋri, "road god", attested in the IXth century Old Turkic ms. "Irk bitig", Or.8212/16 § 2, 48 (see, Irk Bitig: the Book of Omens / Talat Tekin. - Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, 1993 p. 9, 21)
**Ba leg, most likely the Tibetan trancription of the word for town/city in a Turkic language, such as Old Turkic balïk (town)
Examples in context of the Old Turkic words yol (road, way), täŋri (god, sky) and balïk (town, city) can be found in A Grammar of Old Turkic / Marcel Erdal. - Leiden: Brill, 2004.