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  phrathat (atti)

 

Thailand

Phrathat or Phra Boromma Sahrihrikathat, small pieces of bone or atti of Buddhist monks and saints, that are kept as relics, usually in bell-glass displays or miniature stupas.

 

The ones exhibited here above are claimed to belong to Sivali, Anirudra and Nagasena (fig.). And the ones in the photo on the right are asserted to be from Mogallana (fig.), Rahula (fig.) and Sariputta (fig.).

 

  phrathat (atti)