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Arhat: Confusions

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It is understandable that the figures of Dharmatala and Hvashang are commonly confused for arhats as they belong to the same group and set and do not generally appear independent of the depictions of the Sixteen Arhats.

Confused Terms:
- Arhat
- Sthavira
- Luohan

Confused Images:
- Dharmatala
- Hvashang
- Sage of Long-life
- Six ornaments & Two Excellent Ones
- Others...

Jeff Watt [updated 4-2017]