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Four kinds of flowers

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four kinds of flowers
四華 (Jpn shi-ke )

    Mandarava (also, mandara ), great mandarava, manjushaka, and great manjushaka flowers. Fragrant red and white flowers that, according to Indian tradition, bloom in heaven. The Lotus Sutra says that when the sutra was about to be preached these four kinds of flowers rained down from the heavens.

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