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After sewing is complete, Dhammavaro washes the sanghati with soap and water - this removes any oil his fingers may have left on the garment so that dye will hold to the cloth.

20200904_dhammavaro_final_19.jpg The patchwork of connected squares and rectangles reflected in the design of a monk's robe was the brainchild of the Buddha himself, who instructed his assistant to sew a prototype that evoked the pattern of rice paddy fields in Magadha, India.ThumbnailsIn the first stage of dyeing, the cloth is soaked in mortant - a solution which will help dye adhere to the garment. After rinsing off excess mortant, the cloth has a slight coloration, seen here.The patchwork of connected squares and rectangles reflected in the design of a monk's robe was the brainchild of the Buddha himself, who instructed his assistant to sew a prototype that evoked the pattern of rice paddy fields in Magadha, India.ThumbnailsIn the first stage of dyeing, the cloth is soaked in mortant - a solution which will help dye adhere to the garment. After rinsing off excess mortant, the cloth has a slight coloration, seen here.The patchwork of connected squares and rectangles reflected in the design of a monk's robe was the brainchild of the Buddha himself, who instructed his assistant to sew a prototype that evoked the pattern of rice paddy fields in Magadha, India.ThumbnailsIn the first stage of dyeing, the cloth is soaked in mortant - a solution which will help dye adhere to the garment. After rinsing off excess mortant, the cloth has a slight coloration, seen here.The patchwork of connected squares and rectangles reflected in the design of a monk's robe was the brainchild of the Buddha himself, who instructed his assistant to sew a prototype that evoked the pattern of rice paddy fields in Magadha, India.ThumbnailsIn the first stage of dyeing, the cloth is soaked in mortant - a solution which will help dye adhere to the garment. After rinsing off excess mortant, the cloth has a slight coloration, seen here.The patchwork of connected squares and rectangles reflected in the design of a monk's robe was the brainchild of the Buddha himself, who instructed his assistant to sew a prototype that evoked the pattern of rice paddy fields in Magadha, India.ThumbnailsIn the first stage of dyeing, the cloth is soaked in mortant - a solution which will help dye adhere to the garment. After rinsing off excess mortant, the cloth has a slight coloration, seen here.The patchwork of connected squares and rectangles reflected in the design of a monk's robe was the brainchild of the Buddha himself, who instructed his assistant to sew a prototype that evoked the pattern of rice paddy fields in Magadha, India.ThumbnailsIn the first stage of dyeing, the cloth is soaked in mortant - a solution which will help dye adhere to the garment. After rinsing off excess mortant, the cloth has a slight coloration, seen here.The patchwork of connected squares and rectangles reflected in the design of a monk's robe was the brainchild of the Buddha himself, who instructed his assistant to sew a prototype that evoked the pattern of rice paddy fields in Magadha, India.ThumbnailsIn the first stage of dyeing, the cloth is soaked in mortant - a solution which will help dye adhere to the garment. After rinsing off excess mortant, the cloth has a slight coloration, seen here.
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