Sunday, March 15, 2015

The Four Friends

Depiction of the Four Friends on the entrance of the Pemayangtse Monastery near Pelling in Sikkim.
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Long long ago, there lived four animals in a forest – an elephant, a monkey, a rabbit and a pheasant. There arose a question, as to who was to be venerated, and they all agreed that the oldest deserved the most respect. But who among them was the oldest?

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