Children Kept Safe by Devas (gods)

A figure is resting in a Bo tree against a red background. Two figures in the foreground are cradling infants in their arms.

12: Children Kept Safe by Devas (gods)

Jujaka, having taken the children away from the hermitage, sleeps safely in a tree and leaves the children on the ground. Gods in the guise of Vessantara and Maddi comfort and protect the children.