The Brahman comes upon a lion who has a deer and a gazelle as his viziers, from a Tuti-nama (Tales of a Parrot): Twenty-first Night

Gum tempera, ink, and gold on paper | 10.8 x 9.8cm | c. 1560

Unknown Artist

Driven by poverty, a Brahman left home to seek his fortune and came upon a wilderness ruled by a lion. The lion's gentle advisors, a spotted deer and a blackbuck, dissuaded him from devouring the man. They told the lion that if he instead were to giv...
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