The Lalitavistara Sutra
(3rd century)

Reliefs at Borobudur (in Indonesia) depict scenes of the
Buddha's life as described in the Lalitavistara Sutra

Just the Facts:
  • Name: Lalitavistara Sutra
  • Birth: 3rd century
  • Language: Sanskrit
  • What it is: Indian Buddhist text, a "life" of the Buddha; the name means "Detailed Narration of the Sport [or Play]" of the Buddha

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