Rao is the Flan god of Peace, Reason, and Serenity. His holy symbol is a heart-shaped mask with a calm expression or a simple white heart crafted of metal or wood.
Rao is usually depicted as an old man with bushy white hair, dark skin, slender hands, and a peaceful demeanor. With a mere glance, he can cause any being to fall into a peaceful calmness; even Nerull is not immune to this.
Rao teaches that the greatest gift is reason, which leads to discourse, which leads to peace, which leads to serenity. For those who refuse to see reason and resort to violence first, action--governed by reason and wisdom--is required to restore peace. Sometimes this action is violent, regrettably.
Rao's priesthood urges its followers to reject strong emotions for the calm and serenity of inner peace. Only when the foundations of law and good are threatened should they take to the battlements