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RELIGION & MYTHOLOGY

  

 

 

  Maha Maya

 

Thailand

The mother of prince Siddhartha holding a tree branch. This mural shows a scene where Siddhartha (fig.) who became the historical Buddha takes seven steps immediately after his birth (phrasoot) and at each step where he touched the ground a lotus blossomed.

See also POSTAGE STAMPS (1), (2) and (3).