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  Panthaka

 

Thailand

Statue of the arahat Panthaka, who is referred to as the Raised Hand Lohan or Stretched Arms Arhat, and who has the magical property to grow his arms as long as he wants them to be (fig.). He is the older brother of Chudapanthaka (fig.). In Vietnam, he is known as Tham Thu La Han (fig.).

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