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The Diamond Throne, Buddhagaya

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CollectionsArthur Llewellyn Basham
Title: The Diamond Throne, Buddhagaya
Author(s): Morgan, Kenneth W.
Photographer: Arthur Llewellyn Basham
Keywords: India: Bodhgaya, Sarnath, Rajgir, Sanchi, Nalanda, Mathura, Ajanta;architecture;slide set
Description: This closer view of the sacred Bodhi tree shows the Vajrasana, or Diamond Throne, the seat where the Buddha sat as he attained Enlightenment. The present seat marks the spot where the Diamond Throne sprang up for the Buddha when he sat under the tree for the first time. Buddhism began here.
Other Identifiers: ANUA 682-3593


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