Buddhist birth stories: or, Jataka tales, Volume 1
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Buddhist birth stories: or, Jataka tales, Volume 1

By V. Fausböll
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  • BUDDHIST BIRTH STORIES; OR, JĀTAKA TALES.
  • TABLE OF CONTENTS.
  • INTRODUCTION.
    • The Ass in the Lion’s Skin. SĪHA-CAMMA JĀTAKA.
    • The Talkative Tortoise. KACCHAPA JĀTAKA.
    • The Jackal and the Crow. JAMBU-KHĀDAKA JĀTAKA.
    • The Birth as ‘Great Physician.’19 MAHOSADHA JĀTAKA.
    • Sakka’s Presents. DADHI-VĀHANA JĀTAKA.
    • A Lesson for Kings. RĀJOVĀDA JĀTAKA.
    • THE KALILAG AND DAMNAG LITERATURE.
    • THE BARLAAM AND JOSAPHAT LITERATURE.
    • SUMMARY.
  • PART II. ON THE HISTORY OF THE BIRTH STORIES IN INDIA.
    • TABLE I. INDIAN WORKS.
    • TABLE II. THE KALILAG AND DAMNAG LITERATURE.
    • TABLE III. THE BARLAAM AND JOSAPHAT SERIES.
    • TABLE IV. COMPARISON OF THE CARIYĀ PIṬAKA AND THE JĀTAKA MĀLĀ.
    • TABLE V. ALPHABETICAL LIST OF JĀTAKA STORIES IN THE MAHĀVASTU.
    • TABLE VI. PLACES AT WHICH THE TALES WERE TOLD.
    • TABLE VII. THE BODISATS.
    • TABLE VIII. JĀTAKAS ILLUSTRATED IN BAS-RELIEF ON THE ANCIENT MONUMENTS.
  • THE NIDĀNAKATHĀ OR THE THREE EPOCHS.
    • II.—AVIDŪRE NIDĀNA.
    • THE PROXIMATE OR LAST EPOCH.206
  • GLORY BE TO THE BLESSED, THE HOLY, THE ALL-WISE ONE.
    • No. 1.—Holding to the Truth.237
    • No. 2. VAṆṆUPATHA JĀTAKA. The Sandy Road.
    • No. 3. SERI-VĀNIJA JĀTAKA. The Merchant of Sēri.
    • No. 4. CULLAKA-SEṬṬHI JĀTAKA. The Story of Chullaka the Treasurer.250
    • No. 5. TAṆḌULA-NĀḶI JĀTAKA. The Measure of Rice.262
    • No. 6. DEVA-DHAMMA JĀTAKA. On True Divinity.266
    • No. 9.269 MAKHĀ-DEVA JĀTAKA.270 The Story of Makhā Deva.
    • No. 10. SUKHAVIHĀRI JĀTAKA. The Happy Life
  • CHAPTER II. SĪLAVAGGA.
    • No. 11. LAKKHAṆA JĀTAKA. The Story of ‘Beauty.’
    • No. 12. NIGRODHA-MIGA JĀTAKA. The Banyan Deer.
    • No. 13. KAṆḌINA JĀTAKA. The Dart of Love.
    • No. 14. VĀTA-MIGA JĀTAKA. The Greedy Antelope.
    • No. 15. KHARĀDIYĀ JĀTAKA. The Deer who would not learn.
    • No. 16. TIPALLATTHA-MIGA JĀTAKA. The Cunning Deer.
    • No. 18. MATAKA-BHATTA JĀTAKA. On Offering Food to the Dead.
    • No. 19. ĀYĀCITA-BHATTA JĀTAKA. On Offerings given under a Vow.
    • No. 20. NAḶAPĀNA JĀTAKA. The Monkeys and the Demon.
    • No. 21. KURUNGA-MIGA JĀTAKA. The Wily Antelope.
    • No. 22. KUKKURA JĀTAKA. The Dog who turned Preacher.
    • No. 23. BHOJĀJĀNĪYA JĀTAKA. The Bhoja Thoroughbred.
    • No. 24. ĀJAÑÑA JĀTAKA. The Thoroughbred War Horse.
    • No. 25. TITTHA JĀTAKA. The Horse at the Ford.
    • No. 26. MAHILĀ-MUKHA JĀTAKA. Evil communications corrupt good manners.
    • No. 27. ABHIṆHA JĀTAKA. The Elephant and the Dog.
    • No. 28. NANDI-VISĀLA JĀTAKA. The Bull who Won the Bet.
    • No. 29. KAṆHA JĀTAKA. The Old Woman’s Black Bull.
    • No. 30. MUṆIKA JĀTAKA. The Ox who Envied the Pig.
  • CHAPTER IV. KULĀVAKAVAGGA.
    • No. 31. KULĀVAKA JĀTAKA. On Mercy to Animals.
    • No. 32. NACCA JĀTAKA. The Dancing Peacock.
    • No. 33. SAMMODAMĀNA JĀTAKA. The sad Quarrel of the Quails.
    • No. 34. MACCHA JĀTAKA. The Fish and his Wife.
    • No. 35. VAṬṬAKA JĀTAKA. The Holy Quail.
    • No. 36. SAKUṆA JĀTAKA. The Wise Bird and the Fools.
    • No. 37. TITTIRA JĀTAKA. The Partridge, Monkey, and Elephant.
    • No. 38. BAKA JĀTAKA. The Cruel Crane Outwitted.
    • No. 39. NANDA JĀTAKA. Nanda on the Buried Gold.
    • No. 40. KHADIRANGĀRA JĀTAKA. The Fiery Furnace.
  • INDEX.
    • TRÜBNER’S ORIENTAL SERIES.
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • Transcriber's Notes
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