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  ushnisha with flame

 

Thailand

The flame on the ushnisha (fig.) of this Buddha image is called rasmi, and refers to Enlightenment. The term is also used for the halo around some Buddha images (fig.).

See POSTAGE STAMP (1), (2), (3) and (4), QUADCOPTER PICTURE, as well as TRAVEL PICTURES (1) and (2).

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