List of the One Hundred Stories | Jataka Stories Main Page Subjects, Topics & Types: Jataka Tales Explanation & List (below) – Jataka Stories Main Page. The Jataka tales are stories that the Buddha told of his previous lifetimes as a The Pali work, called simply ‘The Jataka’, contains stories arranged in Interpreter’s Introduction • From the Storyteller to the Listeners. • Demons in the Desert [The Correct Way of Thinking] • Finding a New Spring [Perseverance].

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Introduction to Meditation Saturday, 22nd Dec, 3: Borobudur contains depictions of all 34 Jatakas from Jataka Mala. Then, placing his father and his son together in a place apart, with the cart, he got down, took spade and basket, and in a spot where he was hidden from them began to dig a square hole. Monday, 7th January at Theravada Class Monday, 7th January at 6: Unfortunately, our editorial approach may not be able to accommodate all contributions.

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Her ornaments are worth a hundred thousand pieces. There are also numerous translations of selections and individual stories from various languages. Will you come with us? The Compassionate Lion But he did not show it to them all together. What an uproar there was! Growing up, the bird viewed its own magnificent size and golden plumage, and remembered that previously it had been a human being. Storis type 20 folktale.


You must bend my mother, that she may never again do such a deed as this. The Tigress read the story 2. He was well advanced in his ascetic and meditation practices.

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My wife has a longing for your heart, and I want to give it to her to eat.! Type tales about geronticide. Type tales about old people who trick their ungrateful children into caring for them. Greeting the Bodhisatta, he sat down on one side, and asked, “Is it true, as I am told, that you know where my queen has come into being again?

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And letting him go, she stood there weeping. And the Bodhisatta, having instructed the king, and set him free from sorrow, returned again to the Himalayas. One day this hare, after feeding, came and lay down beneath the young palm tree.

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The king went to the garden, had the queen summoned and then said, “Lady, will you have the charm? It was the time of the previous Buddha Dipankara. Now the Bodhisatta’s feathers had this property that if they were plucked out against his wish, they ceased to be golden and became like a crane’s feathers.


A certain hare lived here beneath a palm sapling, at the foot of a vilva tree. Bodhisattva Bliss Giver Storiez that very time the Bodhisatta had reached that village in jatakaa way of trade, and was sitting in the carpenter’s shop. Then at the appointed time get up, and put the animals to the cart, and take him in it to the cemetery.

The naga king, not knowing the truth, called four naga youths and sent them with orders to enter Senaka’s jatkaa and destroy him like chaff by the breath of their nostrils. There are hundreds of Jataka Tales that describe the events and various previous births of Shakyamuni Buddha. Contact our editors with your feedback. Newsletter Join our mailing list to keep informed of the happenings at The Buddhist Society. With these words, he caught the spade from his father’s hands, and at no great distance began to dig another pit.