Tag: Mara

  • #80. Māravijaya

    #80. Māravijaya

    Ajanta Cave 1. The narrative was identified by Griffiths (Burgess 1879, 14). The legend is from the life of the Buddha.—Indra, disguised as a grass-cutter, offered a bundle of straw to the Bodhisattva who had reached the stage just before the enlightenment. The Buddha first sat in the vajrāsana posture (vajrāsanam abhiruhya or Diamond Seat),…