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The Life of Buddha, Sarnath:

This image is showing the life of Buddha.In this stone sculpture, the story of Buddha’s life has beendepicted. In the lower panel, the figure of Buddha’s mother Maya is shown in a reclining pose. She is said to have a white elephant in her dream. The significance of the dream was that she would bear a son who would bring love and peace to all mankind. The child Buddha is shown standing on a lotus flower. In the upper panel, the sculptor depicts the scene of Buddha’s renunciation. We can see him riding away on his horse, leaving behind his palace and wealth. Finally we see him sitting in meditation in the ‘Padmasana’ pose.
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License:[Source CCRT ]Feb. 20, 2017, 11:58 a.m.

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