|Depiction of the Four Friends on the entrance of the Pemayangtse Monastery near Pelling in Sikkim. |
More about the monastery at http://anushankarn.blogspot.in/2015/03/pemayangtse-monastery-of-art-faith-and.html
Long long ago, there lived four animals in a forest – an elephant, a monkey, a rabbit and a pheasant. There arose a question, as to who was to be venerated, and they all agreed that the oldest deserved the most respect. But who among them was the oldest?