Gandhi-Luthuli Documentation Centre

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Letter from Bert to Phyllis Naidoo.

Letter from Bert to Phyllis Naidoo.

Letter from Bert to Phyllis Naidoo.

Letter from Bert to Phyllis Naidoo.

Buddhism - Display

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

Photographs of Buddha

Photographs of Buddha

Sculpture of Buddha

The Seated Buddha from Gandhara is an early statue of the Buddha discovered at the site of Jamal Garhi

 

Queen Mahamaya in Lumbini Gardens

Lumbini is the birthplace of the Lord Buddha, the apostle of peace, ... of this page, Queen Mahamaya stands under a flowering sala tree in the Lumbini gardens ...

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.

 

The Buddha protected by Nagaraja Mucalinda

Mucalinda is the name of a nāga, a snake-like being, who protected the Gautama Buddha from the elements after his enlightenment. It is said that four weeks after Gautama Buddha began meditating under the Bodhi Tree, the heavens darkened for seven days, and a prodigious rain descended. ...

Crossing stream typical Zen artists impression depicting man as integral part natural environment China 16th Century AD

Landscape painting, also known as landscape art, is the depiction of natural scenery such as mountains, valleys, trees, rivers, and forests, especially where the main subject is a wide view—with its elements arranged into a coherent composition.

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 ...

Mandala Tibet 17th Century AD

A mandala is a geometric configuration of symbols. In various spiritual traditions, mandalas ... Painted 17th-century Tibetan 'Five Deity Mandala', in the centre is Rakta Yamari embracing his consort Vajra Vetali, in the ...

Ornamental door knob Tibet

Ornamental door knob Tibet

Bodhidharma 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, and regarded as its first Chinese patriarch. ...

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