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  Nagasena

 

Thailand

Nagasena, depicted as one of the 18 arahats, scratching his ear with a stick to symbolize purification of the sense of hearing. In Vietnam, he may be depicted seated on a mythical animal (fig.) and is associated with the 8th Patriarch Phat Da Nan De (fig.).

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