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Reunion of Vessantara and Maddi with Their Children and Parents, Scene from the Vessantaraataka LACMA M.75.36.2

Reunion of Vessantara and Maddi with Their Children and Parents, Scene...

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Reunion of Vessantara and Maddi with Their Children and Parents, Scene from the Vessantaraataka LACMA M.75.36.2

Reunion of Vessantara and Maddi with Their Children and Parents, Scene...

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Cambodian - Vessantara Jakata, Chapter 6 - Jujaka Meets the Hunter and is Beset by Dogs on the Way to the Hermitage - Walters 20101240
Cambodian - Vessantara Jataka, Chapter 11 - Jujaka Treats Jali and Kanha Poorly; While Jujaka Sleeps the Children are Cared For - Walters 20101241 - Front A T (2)

Cambodian - Vessantara Jataka, Chapter 11 - Jujaka Treats Jali and Kan...

While returning to his village, Jujaka beats Jali and Kanhi with a stick, but divine beings keep watch over the children. As seen at the top of the painting, each night Jujaka sleeps in a tree to protect himsel... More

Cambodian - Vessantara Jataka, Chapter 11 - Jujaka Treats Jali and Kanha Poorly; While Jujaka Sleeps the Children are Cared For - Walters 20101241 - Front A T

Cambodian - Vessantara Jataka, Chapter 11 - Jujaka Treats Jali and Kan...

While returning to his village, Jujaka beats Jali and Kanhi with a stick, but divine beings keep watch over the children. As seen at the top of the painting, each night Jujaka sleeps in a tree to protect himsel... More

RoyalWhiteElephant - Public domain  painting

RoyalWhiteElephant - Public domain painting

A royal white elephant, as depicted in a Thai painting Public domain photograph of 19th-century portrait painting, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Thai - Narrative Scroll - Vessantara Jataka - Walters 35289

Thai - Narrative Scroll - Vessantara Jataka - Walters 35289

Thailand. 'Vessantara jataka, narrative scroll,' 1st half 20th century. pigments on cloth. Walters Art Museum (35.289): Gift from Doris Duke Charitable Foundation's Southeast Asian Art Collection, 2002.

Thai - Narrative Scroll - Vessantara Jataka - Walters 35290

Thai - Narrative Scroll - Vessantara Jataka - Walters 35290

Thailand. 'Vessantara jataka, narrative scroll,' 1st half 20th century. pigments on cloth. Walters Art Museum (35.290): Gift from Doris Duke Charitable Foundation's Southeast Asian Art Collection, 2002.

Thai - Royal Procession, Possibly a Representation of King Sanjaya from the Vessantara Jataka - Walters 2010121

Thai - Royal Procession, Possibly a Representation of King Sanjaya fro...

Possibly an illustration from the Jataka story of Prince Vessantara. King Sanjaya, the father of Prince Vessantara is seen leading his army to find and return Prince Vessantara to his kingdom. The king is mount... More

Thai - Vessantara Jataka, Chapter 1 (Ten Boons) - Walters 35264 - A T Back

Thai - Vessantara Jataka, Chapter 1 (Ten Boons) - Walters 35264 - A T ...

Before her rebirth on earth as Vessantara's mother, Queen Phusati resided in heaven as the primary queen of Indra, king of the gods. When it became time for Phusati to be reborn on earth, she appeared before In... More

Thai - Vessantara Jataka, Chapter 1 (Ten Boons) - Walters 35264 - A T Front

Thai - Vessantara Jataka, Chapter 1 (Ten Boons) - Walters 35264 - A T ...

Before her rebirth on earth as Vessantara's mother, Queen Phusati resided in heaven as the primary queen of Indra, king of the gods. When it became time for Phusati to be reborn on earth, she appeared before In... More

Thai - Vessantara Jataka, Chapter 10 (Indra's Realm) - Walters 35269 - A T Front

Thai - Vessantara Jataka, Chapter 10 (Indra's Realm) - Walters 35269 -...

The deity Indra fears that a dishonorable person will ask for Maddi. He therefore takes the form of a brahmin and asks for Maddi for himself. In this scene, Indra is recognizable to the viewer in his adopted fo... More

Thai - Vessantara Jataka, Chapter 10 - Indra, in the Form of a Brahmin, Requests Maddi from Vessantara - Walters 20101213
Thai - Vessantara Jataka, Chapter 10 - Indra, in the Form of a Brahmin, Requests Maddi from Vessantara - Walters 2010122

Thai - Vessantara Jataka, Chapter 10 - Indra, in the Form of a Brahmin...

An illustration from the Jataka story of Prince Vessantara. The painting is believed to be from the early part of the reign of Rama V (1868-1910). This Jataka tells of the Prince's selfless generosity. In this ... More

Thai - Vessantara Jataka, Chapter 10 - Indra, in the Form of a Brahmin, Requests Maddi from Vessantara - Walters 20101235
Thai - Vessantara Jataka, Chapter 11 (Maharaja) - Walters 35249 - A T Front

Thai - Vessantara Jataka, Chapter 11 (Maharaja) - Walters 35249 - A T ...

Divine beings lead Jujaka to the palace of King Sanjaya, Vessantara's father. At first, the king is angry that Vessantara gave away his children, but they come to their father's defense. Relieved that his grand... More

Thai - Vessantara Jataka, Chapter 11 - Jujaka Beset by Villagers - Walters 20101226 - Front A T

Thai - Vessantara Jataka, Chapter 11 - Jujaka Beset by Villagers - Wal...

As Jujaka is on his way back to his village with Vessantara's children, he loses his way and finds himself in Vessantara's father's kingdom. The villagers recognize the children and assume that Jujaka has stole... More

Thai - Vessantara Jataka, Chapter 11 - Jujaka Beset by Villagers - Walters 20101226

Thai - Vessantara Jataka, Chapter 11 - Jujaka Beset by Villagers - Wal...

As Jujaka is on his way back to his village with Vessantara's children, he loses his way and finds himself in Vessantara's father's kingdom. The villagers recognize the children and assume that Jujaka has stole... More

Thai - Vessantara Jataka, Chapter 11 - While Jujaka Sleeps the Children are Cared For - Walters 35238

Thai - Vessantara Jataka, Chapter 11 - While Jujaka Sleeps the Childre...

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Thai - Vessantara Jataka, Chapter 2 (Himavanta Forest) - Walters 35265 - A T Front

Thai - Vessantara Jataka, Chapter 2 (Himavanta Forest) - Walters 35265...

In this scene, we see Prince Vessantara giving his prized white elephant to a group of brahmins from a neighboring kingdom. A white elephant was believed to bring rain and prosperity. Vessantara sits atop the e... More

Thai - Vessantara Jataka, Chapter 2 - Kalinga Brahmins are Given the White Elephant - Walters 35232

Thai - Vessantara Jataka, Chapter 2 - Kalinga Brahmins are Given the W...

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Thai - Vessantara Jataka, Chapter 3 (The Gift) - Walters 35266 - A T Front

Thai - Vessantara Jataka, Chapter 3 (The Gift) - Walters 35266 - A T F...

After his banishment from the kingdom, Vessantara is accompanied into the forest by his wife, Maddi, and their two children. Traveling in an ornamented chariot, they meet some brahmins who ask them for the hors... More

Thai - Vessantara Jataka, Chapter 3 - The Exile - Walters 20101212
Thai - Vessantara Jataka, Chapter 3 - Vessantara Gives Away the Chariot - Walters 35233 - Detail
Thai - Vessantara Jataka, Chapter 3 - Vessantara Gives Away the Chariot - Walters 35233
Thai - Vessantara Jataka, Chapter 3 - Walters 35243 - A T Front

Thai - Vessantara Jataka, Chapter 3 - Walters 35243 - A T Front

This painting depicts the same scene as Vessantara Gives Away the Chariot (35.266) but with a different convention. Instead of a single scene, two different parts of the story are included within the small fram... More

Thai - Vessantara Jataka, Chapter 4 - Vessantara, Maddi, Jali, and Kanha Enter the Forest - Walters 2010125

Thai - Vessantara Jataka, Chapter 4 - Vessantara, Maddi, Jali, and Kan...

The Princess Matsi is seen dancing for the prince and their two children. After the prince gave the white elephant to the Brahmins he was exiled and asked that Princess Matsi remain in the city; she refused and... More

Thai - Vessantara Jataka, Chapter 4 - Vessantara, Maddi, Jali, and Kanha Enter the Forest - Walters 35234
Thai - Vessantara Jataka, Chapter 5 (Jujaka) - Walters 35250 - A T Front

Thai - Vessantara Jataka, Chapter 5 (Jujaka) - Walters 35250 - A T Fro...

The old brahmin Jujaka is poor but has a young, beautiful wife named Amittatapana. When Amittatapana goes to fetch water, the village women mock her for being married to an old man. She pleads with Jujaka to as... More

Thai - Vessantara Jataka, Chapter 5 (Jujaka) - Walters 35267 - A T Front

Thai - Vessantara Jataka, Chapter 5 (Jujaka) - Walters 35267 - A T Fro...

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Thai - Vessantara Jataka, Chapter 5 - The Brahmin Jujaka with his wife Amittapana - Walters 35239

Thai - Vessantara Jataka, Chapter 5 - The Brahmin Jujaka with his wife...

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Thai - Vessantara Jataka, Chapter 5 - The Brahmin Jujaka with His Wife Amittatapana - Walters 20101220
Thai - Vessantara Jataka, Chapter 5 - The Woodsman Cataputta's Dogs Send Jujaka Up a Tree - Walters 35235
Thai - Vessantara Jataka, Chapter 6 (The Light Forest) - Walters 35245 - A T Front

Thai - Vessantara Jataka, Chapter 6 (The Light Forest) - Walters 35245...

Wandering in the forest as he tries to find Vessantara, Jujaka is chased up a tree by dogs. He calls out and is heard by a hunter, who is in the forest to protect Vessantara and his family. Jujaka conceals his ... More

Thai - Vessantara Jataka, Chapter 7 - Jujaka and the Hermit Accala - Walters 35236
Thai - Vessantara Jataka, Chapter 7 - Jujaka Asks the Hermit Acchuta Where Vessantara is Staying - Walters 20101219

Thai - Vessantara Jataka, Chapter 7 - Jujaka Asks the Hermit Acchuta W...

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Thai - Vessantara Jataka, Chapter 8 (The Royal Children) - Walters 35246 - A T Front

Thai - Vessantara Jataka, Chapter 8 (The Royal Children) - Walters 352...

Jujaka visits Vessantara in his cottage in the forest and asks for the children. Vessantara is pleased to be able to help the brahmin with his request and immediately gives away his two children, Jali and Kanha... More

Thai - Vessantara Jataka, Chapter 8 (The Royal Children) - Walters 35268 - A T Front

Thai - Vessantara Jataka, Chapter 8 (The Royal Children) - Walters 352...

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Thai - Vessantara Jataka, Chapter 8 - Jali at Vessantara's Feet - Walters 35237

Thai - Vessantara Jataka, Chapter 8 - Jali at Vessantara's Feet - Walt...

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Thai - Vessantara Jataka, Chapter 9 (Maddi) - Walters 35247 - A T Front

Thai - Vessantara Jataka, Chapter 9 (Maddi) - Walters 35247 - A T Fron...

Collecting food in the forest is one of Maddi's daily activities during the family's exile. On the day that Vessantara gives the children to Jujaka, she is away in the forest. To prevent her from hearing the cr... More

Thai - Vessantara Jataka, Chapter 9 - Wild Beasts Prevent Maddi from Joining the Royal Children-- - Walters 20101224
Thai - Vessantara Jataka, Chapters 12 & 13 - Jali's Army Recovers Vessantara and Returns to the Capital - Walters 35240

Thai - Vessantara Jataka, Chapters 12 & 13 - Jali's Army Recovers Vess...

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Thai - Vessantara Jataka, Narrative Scroll - Walters 35256 - View A

Thai - Vessantara Jataka, Narrative Scroll - Walters 35256 - View A

Thailand. 'Vessantara jataka, narrative scroll,' 1st half 20th century. pigment on cloth. Walters Art Museum (35.256): Gift from Doris Duke Charitable Foundation's Southeast Asian Art Collection, 2002.

Thai - Vessantara Jataka, Narrative Scroll - Walters 35256 - View F

Thai - Vessantara Jataka, Narrative Scroll - Walters 35256 - View F

Thailand. 'Vessantara jataka, narrative scroll,' 1st half 20th century. pigment on cloth. Walters Art Museum (35.256): Gift from Doris Duke Charitable Foundation's Southeast Asian Art Collection, 2002.

Thai - Vessantara Jataka, Narrative Scroll - Walters 35256 - View G

Thai - Vessantara Jataka, Narrative Scroll - Walters 35256 - View G

Thailand. 'Vessantara jataka, narrative scroll,' 1st half 20th century. pigment on cloth. Walters Art Museum (35.256): Gift from Doris Duke Charitable Foundation's Southeast Asian Art Collection, 2002.

Thai - Vessantara Jataka, Narrative Scroll - Walters 35256 - View H

Thai - Vessantara Jataka, Narrative Scroll - Walters 35256 - View H

Thailand. 'Vessantara jataka, narrative scroll,' 1st half 20th century. pigment on cloth. Walters Art Museum (35.256): Gift from Doris Duke Charitable Foundation's Southeast Asian Art Collection, 2002.

Reunion of Vessantara and Maddi with Their Children and Parents, Scene from the Vessantaraataka LACMA M.75.36.2

Reunion of Vessantara and Maddi with Their Children and Parents, Scene...

Thailand, Bangkok, 1820-1840 Drawings; watercolors Opaque watercolor and gold on cloth 17 3/4 x 17 3/4 in. (45.08 x 45.08 cm) Gift of Jo Ann and Julian Ganz Jr. (M.75.36.2) South and Southeast Asian Art

Reunion of Vessantara and Maddi with Their Children and Parents LACMA M.75.36.3

Reunion of Vessantara and Maddi with Their Children and Parents LACMA ...

Thailand, Bangkok, 1820-1840 Drawings; watercolors Opaque watercolor and gold on cloth 23 1/8 x 20 in. (58.73 x 50.8 cm) Gift of Jo Ann and Julian Ganz Jr. (M.75.36.3) South and Southeast Asian Art

Jujak Asks Vessantara for His Children as Slaves, Scene from a Vessantara Jataka LACMA M.75.36.4

Jujak Asks Vessantara for His Children as Slaves, Scene from a Vessant...

Thailand, 1820-1840 Drawings; watercolors Opaque watercolor and gold on cloth 22 x 18 3/4 in. (55.88 x 47.62 cm) Gift of Jo Ann and Julian Ganz Jr. (M.75.36.4) South and Southeast Asian Art

Maddi Faints at Loss of Children; Vessantara Revives Her, Scenes from a Vessantara Jataka LACMA M.76.112.19

Maddi Faints at Loss of Children; Vessantara Revives Her, Scenes from ...

Thailand, circa 1860-1890 Drawings; watercolors Opaque watercolor and gold on cloth Gift of Margot and Hans Ries (M.76.112.19) South and Southeast Asian Art

Jali and Kanhajina are Brought Before Their Grandfather King Sanjaya Along with Their Captor, the Ugly Brahmin Jujaka, Scene from Vessantara Jataka LACMA M.76.112.21

Jali and Kanhajina are Brought Before Their Grandfather King Sanjaya A...

Thailand, 19th century Drawings; watercolors Opaque watercolor on cloth Gift of Margot and Hans Ries (M.76.112.21) South and Southeast Asian Art

Sakka (Indra) Reveals Himself to Maddi, Scene from the Vessantara Jataka LACMA M.76.112.22

Sakka (Indra) Reveals Himself to Maddi, Scene from the Vessantara Jata...

Thailand, circa 1860-1890 Drawings; watercolors Opaque watercolor and gold on cloth Gift of Margot and Hans Ries (M.76.112.22) South and Southeast Asian Art

Prince Vessantara Gives Away His White Elephant, Scene from Vessantara Jataka on Generosity LACMA M.76.112.20

Prince Vessantara Gives Away His White Elephant, Scene from Vessantara...

Thailand, circa 1860-1890 Drawings; watercolors Opaque watercolor and gold on cloth Gift of Margot and Hans Ries (M.76.112.20) South and Southeast Asian Art

Lakshmi with Buddha

Lakshmi with Buddha

Hindu Goddess Lakshmi with Buddha

Chintawannakhadi (p 587)

Chintawannakhadi (p 587)

An illustration of the book mentioned below, depicting the following: The chanting of the Vessantara Jātaka during the reign of Rama I. ไทย: ภาพจากหนังสือที่ระบุด้านล่าง แสดงถึง การเทศน์มหาชาติในรัชกาลที่ ๑

Chintawannakhadi (p 615)

Chintawannakhadi (p 615)

An illustration of the book mentioned below, depicting the following: A scene from Vessantara Jātaka, in which Prince Vessantara looks for his two children, who are hiding themselves from the beggar Jūjaka in ... More