Singhalaputra

Buddhist - One of the Eighteen Lohan, in some accounts. He was originally an Indian Brahmin who became a Buddhist and a leader of that faith who was executed when he upset some officials of the court. He is depicted standing and holding a staff. Also commonly known as Singhalaputra, Son of the Lion, Son of the Lion, Shih-tzu-pi-ch'iu, Chinese Shih-tzu-pi-ch'iu or Chinese Shih-tzu-pi-ch'iu.

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