National Geographic : 1953 May
66/ Buddha with Graven Gestures Symbolically Turns the Wheel of the Law in Ajanta Forsaking a kingdom about 530 B.c ., Prince Siddhartha set out as a wanderer in quest of wisdom. When enlight enment came, he went to Banaras' Deer Park to preach. Here, beneath the image, his first converts kneel beside two gazelles. They flank the Wheel of the Law, emblem of Buddha's doctrine. India retains the device on its flag.