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File:Ascetic Bodhisatta Gotama with the Group of Five.jpg


English: picture of a wallpainting in a Laotian temple, depicting the Bodhisattva Gautama (Buddha-to-be) undertaking extreme ascetic practices before his enlightenment. A god is overseeing his striving, and providing some spiritual protection. The five monks in the background are his future 'five first disciples', after Buddha attained Full Enlightenment.
Español: Asceta Gautama con sus cinco compañeros, quienes más tarde compusieron el primer Sangha. Pintura mural en un templo de Laos]
Português: Pintura em um templo em Laos retratando o futuro Buda (Bodhisattva) em práticas ascetas radicais, assistido ao fundo pelos "cinco primeiros discípulos". A personagem em azul é um deva olhando por ele e protegendo-o.
Date May 2006
Source Own work
Author myself


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