PROTECTIVE DIAGRAM WITH THE BUDDHA IN BHUMISPARSHA MUDRA ON REVERSE OF THE JACKET. Photo: Kieron Low – TAASA Review September 2021
the inner one divided into 12 sections, 11 of which enclose a monk and the remaining one an attendant.
The outer circle also divided into 12 sections contains images of monks, attendants and one with an elephant and a horse, these animals being â€˜â€¦possessions of a universal monarchâ€™ (Green:144).
Strong notes: â€˜In both India and Southeast Asia, the taming of Mara is Phra Upaguptaâ€™s most famous actâ€¦when Mara is tamed, the Buddha is presentâ€™ (2017:292)...