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" The soft hair between the eyebrows has all the colours of the seven jewels, from which eighty-four kinds of rays flow out, each ray has innumerable transformed Buddhas, each of whom is attended by numberless transformed Bodhisattvas ; freely changing... "
Buddha in the Crown: Avalokitesvara in the Buddhist Traditions of Sri Lanka - Page 35
by John Clifford Holt - 1991 - 304 pages
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