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7 Steps of Buddha

A schematic of the the six sets of seven steps that the Buddha takes according to the Lalitavistara Sutra.
 
 
 
The seven steps of Buddha are often arranged in the six directions (North, South, East, West, Zenith, Nadir) around a central unmovingpoint (cf. Dhruva). As such the 7 steps become an illustration of the eightfold path.
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