The Buddha, or “enlightened one,” was born Siddhartha (which means “he who achieves his aim”) Gautama to a large clan called the Shakyas in Lumbini, (today, modern Nepal) in the 6th century B.C. His father was king who ruled the tribe, known to be economically poor and on the outskirts geographically.
” We are shaped by our thoughts; we become what we think. When the mind is pure, Joy follows like a shadow that never leaves.”
( Words written on the back of the card)
This is a beautiful 5″ x 7″ laminated card.
The colors are true to the original 30″x 40″ Oil painting.
This painting and card is part of a series of 17 paintings of different religious Deities. They envelope the religions of Christianity, Hinduism, and Buddhism.