Author: Anant PaiPublisher: India Book HouseYear: 1999Language: EnglishPages: 31ISBN/UPC (if available): 8176081449
The Jataka tales, retold in this selection, will keep you amused while they show you how good ultimately triumphs over evil.Stories included in this selection are:* Monkey Stories* Deer Stories* Elephant Stories* Bird Stories* Jackal StoriesAll living creatures die to be born again, so the Hindus believe. The Buddha was no exception. Legend has it that several lifetimes as a Bodhisattva went into the making of the Buddha, the Enlightened one. The Bodhisattva came in many forms - man, monkeys, deer, elephant,. Whatever his mortal body, he spread the message of justice and wisdom, tempered with compassion. This wisdom - the wisdom of right thinking and right living - is preserved in the Jataka Tales.