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Kisagotami Begging the Buddha to Save her Dead Child

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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). 

When Kisagotami begged the Buddha to save her dead child, Buddha told her that he can save her child but with only one condition, and that is she  needs to get a mustard seed from a household where no one had pass away. Hurriedly, she went from one house after the other looking for the mustard seed from a household that has never experienced death. Eventually she returned empty handed to the Buddha and realized that death is a universal suffering as taught by the Buddha on the four fundamental sufferings of birth, aging, sickness and death which the Buddha sought to find the way of overcoming and transforming it into eternity, true self, purity and happiness.

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