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Buddha and the rose

Chopra, Mallika
Sujata, a milkmaid, observes the Buddha smiling at a single rose, and, closing her eyes, begins to truly perceive the world around her, and her connection to all of the universe.

Ages 4-8. Running Press Kids.|||juvenile

written by Mallika Chopra ; illustrated by Neha Rawat.

"This story of Buddha and the Rose is adapted from one of his famous talks. It is told from the perspective of Sujata, a milkmaid, who brought Buddha the rice-pudding to break his fast after meditating on the nature of existence. Sujata could be considered by some as Buddha's first student."
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