Blessed is the birth of the Buddhas … Dhp 194

Blessed is the birth of the Buddhas;
blessed is the enunciation of the sacred Teaching; blessed is the harmony in the Order, and
blessed is the spiritual pursuit of the united truth-seeker.

Sukho buddhānaṃ uppādo
sukhā saddhammadesanā
Sukhā saṅghassa sāmaggi
samaggānaṃ tapo sukho.

– Dhammapada Verse 194

Queen Mahamaya giving birth to the Bodhisatta at Lumbini Garden underneath a Sala Tree

Queen Mahamaya giving birth to the Bodhisatta at Lumbini Garden underneath a Sala Tree

Picture (right): Queen Mahamaya giving birth to the Bodhisatta at Lumbini Garden underneath a Sala Tree.

Borobudur Relief (Left): Queen Mahamaya, on a horse carriage, on the way to Koliya country to give birth. The journey passes Lumbini Garden where the Queen eventually gave birth to the Bodhisatta.
– http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Borobudur

For the Full story of the Bodhisatta’s birth in Lumbini Garden, visit this link … http://www.buddhanet.net/e-learning/buddhism/lifebuddha/2lbud.htm

– Posted by CFFong