PHRA UPAGUPTA AND YANTRA, DETAIL OF THE NECKLINE OF THE JACKET. Photo: Kieron Low – TAASA Review September 2021
internally divided into an even grid.
Each element of the grid contains one, sometimes two, symbols identified as Tai numbers.
In this context these symbols are postulated to allude to those jataka stories which recount the Buddhaâ€™s â€˜â€¦natural death as an animal 136 timesâ€™ (Green 2018:144)...