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Religion Library: Theravada Buddhism


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The Buddha image, thupa, wheel of the Dhamma, monastic robes and tonsure, bo tree, Buddhist flag, and other Theravada symbols represent Buddhism as a whole. Many of these symbols have characteristic regional forms, but not distinctively pan-Theravada forms.