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The Eighteen Arhats (15)

The Arhat With Long Eyebrows
(Chángméi Luóhàn 长眉罗汉)

photo by DKJ

It is not uncommon for artists to represent holy men and great sages with very long eyebrows, and sometimes there are several such figures in a set of arhats found in a temple. So it is hard to know which one actually corresponds with Ajita. This may be the same as the elephant-riding Arhat #7 with the stories confabulated.

photo by DKJ
Indian Name: Ajita
Āshì-duō 阿氏多
Chinese Names:
Chángméi Luóhàn 长眉罗汉, the Arhat With Long Eyebrows

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