Previous Life Stories of the Buddha



23 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 Buddha's right hand is in virtaka or explanation of the teachings mudra, while the left hand rests in the lap in dhyana or mediation mudra.