This painting shows the life of Buddha. Buddha was born as 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. One night in 535 about the age of 35, he was seated underneath a large tree — later known as the Bodhi tree. He began to experience some major spiritual breakthroughs. He developed the ability to recall the events of his previous reincarnations in detail.