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a symbol of purity ( 2 Chronicles 5:12 ; Psalms 51:7 ; Isaiah 1:18 ; Revelation 3:18 ; 7:14 ). Our Lord, at his transfiguration, appeared in raiment "white as the light" ( Matthew 17:2 , etc.).

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The color white is used by Buddhist devotees to show their commitment to keeping the Precepts — usually the Eight Precepts — on Observance Days. (White robes are also worn by the anagarika, or postulant before he becomes a monk.)

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