This painting shows the Buddha in the center of the thangka with hundreds buddha in the surroundings.
Buddha was born a prince in Lumbini, Nepal in the Terai lowlands near the foothills of the Himalayas. He was a member of the Sakyas clan. His father, Suddhodana, was king of the clan. His mother was named Maya. Life Of Buddha shows all the stages of his life.
In Shakyamuni Buddha Mandala we can see a picture of Buddha sitting in a meditative position. Depending on paintings, the Buddha might sit in Lotus position or in a meditative position. The central Buddha is seen surrounded by Arhats.