South and South-East Asia

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The birth of Lord Buddha has been represented a lot, coming out of the  right flank of his mother, queen Maya Devi, so that he was not polluted by the birth canal. He started to walk on lotus leaves immediately after! While Maya died one week later...

Tankas and wall paintings are found on all Tibetan Buddhist temples, describing scenes of love and scenes of birth, under the of the demon Yama. 

There are also scenes of birth on bas-reliefs in Hindu temples of South-east Asia (India, Indonesia, Cambodia)


    • Miniature Moghole, Inde  - Moghul Birth on Miniature, India
    • Miniature Moghole, Inde
    • Moghul Birth on Miniature, India
    • Naissance sur la Roue de la Vie - Thimphu, Bouthan  - Birth on the Wheel of Life, Thimphu, buthan
    • Naissance sur la Roue de la Vie - Thimphu, Bouthan
    • Birth on the Wheel of Life, Thimphu, buthan
    • Naissance sur la Roue de la Vie, Wangdue, Bouthan - Birth on the wheel of Life, Wangdue, Bhutan
    • Naissance sur la Roue de la Vie, Wangdue, Bouthan
    • Birth on the wheel of Life, Wangdue, Bhutan
    • Naissance sur la Roue de la Vie,Trongsa, Bhoutan - Birth on the Wheel of Life, Trongsa, BhutanWangdue, Bhutan
    • Naissance sur la Roue de la Vie,Trongsa, Bhoutan
    • Birth on the Wheel of Life, Trongsa, BhutanWangdue, Bhutan
    • Roue de la Vie, Jakar, Bhoutan - The Wheel of Life, Jakar, Bhutan
    • Roue de la Vie, Jakar, Bhoutan
    • The Wheel of Life, Jakar, Bhutan
    • Grossesse sur la Roue de la Vie, Punaka, Bhoutan - Pregnancy on the Wheel of Life, Punaka, Bhutan
    • Grossesse sur la Roue de la Vie, Punaka, Bhoutan
    • Pregnancy on the Wheel of Life, Punaka, Bhutan
    • Naissance sur la Roue de la Vie, Simtoka, Bhoutan - Birth on the Wheel of Life, Simtoka, Buthan
    • Naissance sur la Roue de la Vie, Simtoka, Bhoutan
    • Birth on the Wheel of Life, Simtoka, Buthan
    • Vihear Sour, Cambodge - Vihear Sour Cambodge
    • Vihear Sour, Cambodge
    • Vihear Sour Cambodge
    • Cambodge - Pagode de Vihear Sour
    • Cambodge
    • Pagode de Vihear Sour
    • Indonésie - Lombok
    • Indonésie
    • Lombok
    • Nepal - Rituel Folk
    • Nepal
    • Rituel Folk
    • Birth on a temple door - Rajasthan, India
    • Birth on a temple door
    • Rajasthan, India
    • Birth of Lord Buddha - Bas relief Pakistan
    • Birth of Lord Buddha
    • Bas relief Pakistan
    • Naissance de Bouddha - Pakistan, Musée de Vancouver
    • Naissance de Bouddha
    • Pakistan, Musée de Vancouver
    • Scène de naissance - Angor- Temple du Bayon
    • Scène de naissance
    • Angor- Temple du Bayon
    • Naissance au temple  - Prambanan, Candi, Java
    • Naissance au temple
    • Prambanan, Candi, Java
    • Sirène enceinte  - Atauro, Timor Leste
    • Sirène enceinte
    • Atauro, Timor Leste
    • Pregnant woman - Atauro, Timor Leste
    • Pregnant woman
    • Atauro, Timor Leste