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Miracle of Sravasti

Miracle of Sravasti, 200 CE — Classical India
97 cm95 cm

Miracle of Sravasti is a Classical Indian,  artwork created in 200 CE. It lives at the Lahore Museum in Pakistan. The image is in the Public Domain, and tagged Buddha. Source

This intricate stone relief dates to the 2nd century CE and depicts the only miracle Lord Buddha is said to have performed in his lifetime. In the town of Sarasvati, located in present-day Uttar Pradesh, India, the Buddha confounded his critics by making them witness a miraculous, million-fold self-manifestation. seated on a thousand-petalled lotus, as fire and water emanated from his body.

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