White teeth

Luis Gonzalez-Reimann reimann at uclink.berkeley.edu
Wed Jul 9 23:42:34 UTC 1997

Dear list members,

Some Puraa.nas describe the Buddha as wearing red clothes (kaa.saayavastra),
having the head shaven (mu.n.dita) and white teeth ('sukladanta).  Does
anyone know the significance of the white teeth?

Any help would be appreciated.

Luis Gonzalez-Reimann
University of California, Berkeley

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