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DESCRIPTIONChalmer's edition of Jataka tales, originally published in 1895, vol 4.
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CHARLES WILLIAM WASONCOLLECTIONCHINA AND THE CHINESE
THE GIFT OF
CHARLES WILLIAM WASONCLASS OF 1S76 1918
3 1924 072 231
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STORIES OF THE BUDDHA'S FORMER BIRTHS
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THE MAOMILLAN COMPANY. Bombiis: E. SEYMOUR HALE.
STORIES OF THE BUDDHA'S
FORMER BIRTHS.TRANSLATED FROM THE PALI BY VARIOUS HANDS
UNDER THE EDITORSHIP OF
W. H. D.
SOMETIME FELLOW OF CHRIST'S COLLEGE, CAMBRIDGE.
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CATU-DVARA-JATAKAAbout Mittavindaka, and how he was punishedfor covetousness.
KANHA-JATAKA How an ascetic made
4wise choice of boons offered
him by Sakka.9
SAMKHA-JATAKA How a gift to aof the magic ship.
9Pacceka Buddha was plenteously rewarded, and
to a king the nature of passion.
KANHADIPAYANA-JATAKAOf a numberof persons
17their secret faults,
the virtue of an Act of Truth.
NIGRODHA-JATAKAking by eating of a cock's flesh, and of the gratitude and ingratitude of friends shown according to their
27his old father, but
an ungrateful son planned to murder when his own son overhearing showed him an own ugliness, he was put to shame.
object-lesson of his
MAHA-DHAMMA-PALA-JATAKA How a father refused to believe thatwas not the custom of his family to die good living through many generations.
32was dead, because it young: this was the result ofhis son
KUKKUTA-JATAKAHow afalcon pretended to
35makefriends with a fowl, but the other
was not deceived.
MATTA-KUNDALI-JATAKA How one who mourned forBILARI-KOSIYA-JATAKA
40who pretendedto choke
a niggard was cured by holy beings
at his food.
CAKKA-VAKA-JATAKAOf a crow and two ruddy geese, how they discoursed each of his own food, and what was the cause of their colours.
MAHA-MANGALA-JATAKAOf the vanity of omens, and how goodness and kindness are
of the best.
GHATA-JATAKAwas kept prisoner in a tower that she might wed no one, and how the attempt was defeated, of the magic city which was guarded by an ass, of the wild deeds of the Ten Slave Brethren, who became kings by right of conquest, and finally perished, and how a king was consoled for the loss of his beloved son.agirl
MATI-POSAKA-JATAKAan elephant, too virtuous to resist, was captured, and how the king released him, touched by the love this elephant bore to hismother.
JUNHA-JATAKA How a prince madeinto his kingdom.
.61a promise which hefulfilled
when he came
DHAMMA-JATAKAHow Eightthe worst ofit.
and Wrong argued each his cause, and how Wrong had
UDAYA-JATAKA How a king andSakka put the queen
66queen had continence in wedlock, and howto the test,
and how she was
PANIYA-JATAKA How a villager stole watermeditating uponit
71his fellow-labourer's pot,
from became a Pacceka Buddha; and howsins, attained to the like result.
pondering upon their
YUVANJAYA-JATAKA How a prince, by seeingthe
75the dewdrops, was led to meditate on
of all things,
from the world.
DASARATHA-JATAKA How two princes withfather's death;
way, and dwelt in the mountains
went abroad to be out of harm's how they bore the news of their
the eldest prince sent his slippers to take his
place on the throne, and
they gave token of displeasure
wrong judgement were
SAMVARA-JATAKA How a prince by seeming
modesty made friends of all manner of people, and the device whereby he pacified his brothers, who would have made war on him.
SUPPARAKA-JATAKA How a blind mariner was madehow he wasfairy land.pilot to
86the king's assessor
a vessel, which traversed the perilous seas of
BHADDA-SALA-JATAKA How a sacred tree was toking's purpose.
of the tree appeared to the king,
and by his unselfishness turned the
98them with aflood;
a body of carpenters settled in a certain island, and the
island deities determined to overwhelm
wise were saved, but the foolish remained and were
KAMA-JATAKA How a princeto the frontier,
104declined to be his father's viceroy, and proceeded
which he won over by doing the people services, and then demanded the kingdom; and how Sakka gave him a lesson onhis greed.
109to a prince.
MAHA-KANHA-JATAKA How Sakka changed Matali
Illinto a black
hound, and sent him to
frighten the world out of its evil ways.
MAHA-PADUMA-JATAKA How a queen tempted herwomanput to shame.
116step-son to sin, and on being refused
pretended that he had tempted her, and
how he was
MITTAMITTA-JATAKAThesigns of a friend
122andof a foe.
AMBA-JATAKA How a man learntand how heforgotit
124a charm for growing fruit out of due season,
because he was false to his teacher.
129to get a tree cut
down, and how he was
outwitted by the deity of the tree.
JAVANA-HAMSA-JATAKA How a royal goose and a human
132king made fast friends;
goose saved two foolish geese which flew a race with the sun, and of other his marvellous feats.
CULLA-NARADA-JATAKA How an ascetic was temptedguided
136in the flesh,
and how his father
him by good
DUTA-JATAKA How a pupilupon a
139got gold to pay his teacher withal by meditating
KALINGA-BODHI-JATAKAOf a prince who dwelt in a forest, and how he fell in love with a lady by seeing flowers which she dropt into a river how the prince became universal monarch, and what befel him at the great bo-tree.;
a king distributed
treasure in alms, and with hisfurther,
to the forest;
how he went
TAKKARIYA-JATAKA How a brahmin's wifewould havekilled her
153lewd behaviour, and the husband
was of paramour, by sacrificing him in the foundation of a gate; how by talking too soon he nearly met this fate himself, but was admonished by pupil who told him stories; of a, young man who was ill entreated in brothel, of a bi