|The Buddha's mother at conception: Queen Maya dreams of a white double-tusker elephant.|
And speaking of parental lyrics, does it get any better than the Beatles' Your Mother Should Know"?
|Maya gives birth to Siddhartha|
Unlucky (though there's a back story of how she had volunteered to be reborn to give birth to him as a human and, mission accomplished, was simply eager to return to the Tusita celestial world).
|The prince was such a precocious child.|
He got doubly loved, and in return, after he became the "Enlightened One," he traveled to Tusita, a distant world in space or close by but at a dimensional shift, to teach his biological mother the Dharma in the "World of the Thirty-Three" (Tavatimsa).
|It's not easy being a parent. - No, king, it's not.|
can be happy for you even if they're not. That karma is on them.
|I had a very auspicious dream. I'm pregnant.|
And toward whom we direct these actions has a lot to do with the results.
|The sal tree devi Queen Maya (Asian Museum)|
|If only someone would storyboard his life.|