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Perched on a ridge at the head of a valley in the Umkomaas river system in KwaZulu-Natal

Photographs of Buddha

Photographs of Buddha

Prince Gautamas marriage to Princess Yasodhara

The Buddha was born into a noble family of the kshatriyas in Lumbini in 563 BCE as per ... Separated from the world, he later married Yaśodharā (Yaśodharā was the daughter of King Suppabuddha and ...

Gautama being confronted by evil forces Gandera

The Buddha was simply a human being and he claimed no inspiration from any God or ... He encountered an old man, a sick man, a corpse, and a religious ascetic. ... The historical Buddha (Siddhartha Gautama) is also known as Shakyamuni. ...

The Site where Buddha was born

Lumbinī   is a Buddhist pilgrimage site in the Rupandehi District of Lumbini Province in Nepal.

A Buddhist sculpture

Buddhist art is the artistic practices that are influenced by Buddhism

Buddha teaching 1st sermon known as setting of the Wheel of Dhamma in Motion Sarnath India 3rd Century AD

The Dhammacakkappavattana Sutta is a Buddhist text that is considered by Buddhists to be a record of the first sermon given by Gautama Buddha. ...

The Mahabhodi Temple erected on the site of the Buddhas Enlightenment Bodh Gaya India 4th Century

The Mahabodhi Temple or the Mahabodhi Mahavihar, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is an ancient, but much rebuilt and restored, Buddhist temple in Bodh Gaya, marking the location where the Buddha is said to have attained enlightenment.

Rāhula asking the inheritance from the Buddha

Buddha giving his begging bowl to his son Rahula after the latter had asked his father for his inheritance

The Enlightenment Gautama is shown as an empty throne under the Bodhi tree Sanchi India 1st Century AD

Mucalinda is the name of a nāga, a snake-like being, who protected the Gautama Buddha from the elements after his enlightenment.


Spring Ikeban Buddhist art form of flower arranging

Ikebana is the ancient Japanese art of flower arranging. ... have since become more secular, displayed as art forms in people's homes. ... which was an evolution of early Buddhist floral decoration where flowers were used to ...

Bodhi Dharma the Indian patriarch and founder of Chan Zen Buddhism in China early in the 6th Century AD

Bodhidharma was a semi-legendary Buddhist monk who lived during the 5th or 6th century. He is traditionally credited as the transmitter of Chan Buddhism to China,

Buddhist stupa

A stūpa is a mound-like or hemispherical structure containing relics that is used as a place of meditation. A related architectural term is a chaitya, which is a prayer hall or temple containing a stupa.

Gilded metal castings depicting the Buddha's first sermon in the deer park at Sarnath Tibet

A popular subject in medieval Buddhist art is the Buddha preaching his first sermon in a deer forest at Sarnath,

Head of the Buddha Amaravati India 2nd century AD

Head of the Buddha Amaravati India 2nd century AD

Bodhisattva Padmapani

The bodhisattva Padmapani sits among a crowd of devotees, both princesses and commoners. With long, dark hair handing down below a jeweled crown, he stands holding his attribute, a blue lotus flower, in his right hand.

Chinese and Japanese sumie ink paintings express the subtlety and directness of Zen Buddhism 17th Century

Ink wash painting is a type of East Asian brush painting that uses the same black ink used in ... In China and Japan, but much less so in Korea, ink wash painting formed a ... century,

Chinese and Japanese sumie ink paintings express the subtlety an directness of Zen Buddist in the 17th Century

In China and Japan, but much less so in Korea, ink wash painting formed a distinct stylistic tradition, with a different set of artists working in it from those doing other types of painting. Especially in China, it was a gentlemanly occupation associated with poetry

Stupa at Borobudur 8th Century AD

Barabudur  is a 7th-century Mahayana Buddhist temple in Magelang Regency, not far from the town of Muntilan, in Central Java, Indonesia.

Stupa at Borobudur Java 8th Century

The Borobudur monument combines the symbolic forms of the stupa, the temple mountain and the mandala.


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