Uniform title Tipiṭaka. Suttapiṭaka. Khuddakanikāya. Jātaka. Vessantarajātaka. n 80152979
Title King Sanjaya redeems the children of Vessantara, paying to the brahmin the weight of the girl in gold. Watercolour.
Imprint [1815]


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Physical description 1 drawing : pen and ink and watercolour ; sheet approximately 24 x 29 cm
In Episodes in the life of Prince Vessantara. Album of watercolours. Fol. 20.
Lettering note Extensive lettering in Burmese and/or Pali annotated with English translations
Summary Episodes in the life of the prince known in Pali as Vessantara (in Tibetan as Dri-med-kun-Idan or Thams-cad-sgrol [Saviour of all, literally "Liberating all"], in Sanskrit as Viśvantara), prince of charity, who gave away his father's wish-fulfilling gem, his own wife and children and his own eyes. He is a form of the Buddha in a previous existence
Cite as Wellcome Library no. 725925i
Subject name Gautama Buddha -- Pre-existence.
Topic-LCSH Ransom.
Children.
Genre/Technique Watercolors.
Copy photo no. V 45691
System no. .b17259253
Publication place Burma
Record no. 725925i