Previous Life Stories of the Buddha



4 of 31 in a set of Skyes rabs, or previous life stories of Shakya Muni Buddha (Bodhisattva avadanakalpalata). The set is printed on machine woven cotton and block printed with black ink. The central Buddha's left hand is held in dhyana mudra, a symbol of meditation, his right hand in the dharmachakra mudra of teaching.