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  Phrasoot of Siddhartha

 

Thailand

A Khmer stone sculpture (11th-12th century AD) from Angkor Wat depicting the Phrasoot of Siddhartha. Maha Maya, the prince mother, holding a tree branch whilst giving birth to the Buddha  from her side. Next to her sits Brahma who receives the child in his arms.

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