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First Buddhist Council After The Passing of Shakyamuni Buddha

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Jetavana Temple paintings, Shravasti, Uttar Pradesh, India. Unknown artist of ancient origin.

Jetavana was the place where the Buddha gave the majority of his teachings and discourses, having stayed at Jetavana more than in any other monastery. This monastery was donated by the Buddha's lay patron Suddata. A merchant of Shravasti, he is said to have been one of the wealthiest men in the kingdom of Kosala. Since he often made donations to the poor and friendless, he was also called Anāthapindada (Supplier of the Needy). 

After Shakyamuni's death, his disciples gathered to assemble his teachings in the form of the Buddhist scriptures. This was a highly emotional drama of disciples thinking of their teacher.

The one thousand arhats shed tears in memory of the Buddha, and in tears Bodhisattva Manjushri chanted Myoho-renge-kyo. (skt: Saddharma-pundarika). From among those one thousand arhats, the venerable Ananda replied in tears, "This is what I heard." The tears of all the others fell, wetting their inkstones, and they wrote Myoho-renge-kyo, followed by "This is what I heard." Writings of Nichiren Daishonin

Hand painted oil reproduction on linen canvas with high quality oil and canvas. Average painting time is 15 days. Free Global Shipping via DHL 5-10 days guaranteed delivery or else no hassle immediate credit back.                                   

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