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The bearded figure of the Buddha is seldom seen, the shaven face most commonly seen. The first is associated with his extreme ascetic years of early search, discipline, and suffering; the second with his later years of attained wisdom.

-- Notebooks Category 15: The Orient > Chapter 2: India > # 333

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