Matriposhaka Jātaka: The Elephant Rejoins His Mother and Kindred in the Jungle (from the story of the savage elephant tamed by Buddha)

Copy by Christiana Jane Herringham (1852-1929)



Source: Herringham, Plate XXI (23)

See below for the story which this helps to illustrate, one of the many in which animals (especially the elephant) are treated with sympathy, and observed with an unmistakable delight.