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RELIGION & MYTHOLOGY

  

 

 

  Sumedha

 

Myanmar

 

 

The story of Sumedha is widely celebrated in Myanmar, where he is usually depicted as a Burmese hermit or tapathi (fig.), laying flat on his belly in worship of the buddha Dipankhara (fig.), often while presenting him with an offering.

See also TRAVEL PHOTOS (1) and (2).

 

  Sumedha