The tenth book of Khuddaka Nikāya of the Sutta Piṭaka containing tales of the former births of the Buddha. The Jātaka also forms one of the nine divisions (aṅga) of the Buddha’s teachings, grouped according to subject matter (DA.i.15, 24).
The canonical book of the Jātakas (so far unpublished) contains only the verses, but it is almost certain that from the first there must have been handed down an oral commentary giving the stories in prose. This commentary later developed into the Jātaka Aṭṭhakathā.
danesh wrote:Hi All,
I am Buddhist from Sri Lanka and having question regarding of "Jathaka katha".
LonesomeYogurt wrote:Bhikkhu Pesala knows quite a bit about the Jataka tales, you might try PMing him?
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