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Postby jcsuperstar » Fri Feb 06, 2009 6:23 am

is there a good translation of the jataka tales?
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Postby Cittasanto » Fri Feb 06, 2009 8:42 am

there are some on buddhanet don't know how good they are in respect to other renderings of the stories but I know they are there.
“Mendicants, these two [types of persons] defame the Tathāgata.
(The mendicants asked) What are the two [types of persons]?
(The Lord Buddha responded) The malicious, or the inwardly angry, and the one with (blind) faith or the one who holds things incorrectly.
Mendicants, these two [types of persons] defame the Tathāgata.”
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Postby Paul Davy » Fri Feb 06, 2009 10:46 am

Greetings,

There's a limited selection of them here...

Jataka Tales of the Buddha
Retold by Ken & Visakha Kawasaki
http://www.accesstoinsight.org/lib/auth ... index.html

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Retro. :)
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