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Lucky Jujaka Brahmin Beggar Effigy with Gold Leaf and Metta Oil to Fetch Money and Riches

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The effigy contained within the locket represents an old man walking hunched over with a rod and bag in his hands. The small figure portrays Jujaka (alternatively spelled "chuchok" or "choo chok"), the brahmin beggar whom, according to the Vessantara Jātaka, the Buddha in his previous life had predicted to become incredibly rich. Endowed in ...