The Royal procession to the ploughing ceremony. King Suddhodana walks under a white parasol with courtiers behind him and followed by the oxen for ploughing. Queen Maha-Maya and Prince Siddhattha ride behing upon an elephant
Painting 1853 - 1885
From: Life of the Buddha
Volume 2 From the meting with Kaladevala up to the festival of ploughing.
Credit: Wellcome Library, London