Birth of Vessantara

Reclining woman in center surrounded by attendants and musicians. Predominantly reds and greens with gold elements. Frieze of maidens at bottom.

1: Birth of Vessantara

Queen Phusati of the Sivi Kingdom is taken on a tour of the city in the finest of chariots, before giving birth to Prince Vessantara. She does not appear pregnant because she made a wish for her womb to remain smooth.