Jataka Story

The Price Maker – Foolishness[Tandulanali – Jataka]

When the Buddha was living in Jetavana monastery, the got into a quarel with the venerable In this account the Buddha disclosed When the Buddha was living in Jetavana m venerable Laludayi got into a quarrel with Dabba Mallaputta, and on this account the Budd this Jataka story. When the venerable Dabba Mallinutta was distributing uckels for households at which the different monks could get lunch, on some days venerable Dabba Mallaputta Would give Some […]

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The Mouse Merchant – Diligence and Gratitude [Cullasetthi – Jataka]

When the Buddha was dwelling in the city of Rajagaha in the lay physician Jivaka’s mango grove, this Jataka story was delivered by the Buddha on account of the elder Cullapanthak. In the city of Rajagaha, the chief millionaire’s daughter Later, she had an affair with one of her young slaves. became pregnant. At that time, she said to the slave, I have become pregnant. It is not good for us to stay here. Should […]

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The Golden Plate – Greed and Honesty [Serivanija – Jataka]

A certain other monk also became very discouraged in his practice of meditation. The news of this was spread among the monks at the Jetavana monastery in Savatthi, and they discussed it one evening in the preaching hall. When the Buddha entered, he asked, “Oh monks, what were you talking about before i came ? The monks then told the Buddha about this monk. The Buddha said, “Oh monks, not only today, but even in […]

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Finding a New Spring -Perseverance [Vannupatlha – Jataka]

This story was delivered by the Buddha while he was living in Jetavana monastery in Savatthi with regard to a disheartened monk who became negligent when it came to meditation. After meditating for five years in the forest and still not achieving any spiritual results, this monk decided to give up meditation, and he returned to Jetavana monastery to see the Buddha. On seeing him, the Buddha asked the reason for his coming to Jetavanararma […]

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Demons in the Desert -The Correct Way of Thinking

At one time , when the Buddha was living in Jetavana monastery in Savatthi, his millionaire devotee Anathapindika came with 500 friends who were followers of schools of thought other than the Buddha’s . They listened to the Buddha’s preaching, and became converted to his teachings. But when the Buddha left Savatthi for Rajagaha, they (Tradition says that this Jiltaka story will be aimong the last to be forgotten when the Buddha’ s teachings disappear […]