King Sanjaya redeems the children of Vessantara, paying to the brahmin the weight of the girl in gold. Watercolour.
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- Episodes in the life of Prince Vessantara. Album of watercolours, 1815.
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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
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album of 30 watercolours
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