The Protected Buddha Page 3
When he became a monk, the young man acquires knowledge and learns to become a perfect man.
The moral of this story is that if the monks are fighting each other instead of uniting, religion disappear.
* The Naga: the Hindu and Buddhist mythology, is a mythical snake that can take human form. These creatures live deep in the earth or liquid elements (lakes, rivers, etc.).
They keep the wealth in the ground and control the rain. In Southeast Asia, the Naga is widely used in architectural motifs.
In sculpture, the Naga is often represented as a multiple â cobra heads protect the Buddha when meditates.