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Arhat Bakula

c. 18th - 19th century
Artist/maker unknown, Chinese or Tibetan
An Arhat is one who has reached the end of the Eight-Fold Path, and has not only achieved perfection, but can teach others the way to perfection. Arhat Bakula, identified by the mongoose he holds, is the central figure, surrounded by some of his liberated disciples....

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