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RELIGION & MYTHOLOGY

 

 

 

  Kanthaka

 

Thailand

A mural in Wat Doi Suthep depicting Kanthaka, the horse of Prince Siddhartha that, according to legend, was born on the same day as it's master, and died of sorrow after sending him off during the Great Departure. On this occasion Siddhartha was accompanied by his servant Chandaka (fig.).

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