Previous Life Stories of the Buddha
11 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 hands form the dhyana mudra, symbolising meditation. The tips of the Buddha's thumb are touching representing the union of the 'mind of enlightenment'.