Further Stories From the Jatakas (5 in 1) is a collection of five of the most famous stories taken from the Jatakas. Jatakas is a collection of popular stories of former lives of the Buddha preserved in all branches of Buddhism.
Summary of the Book
Further Stories From the Jatakas (5 in 1) is a compilation of five titles Battle of Wits, Deadly feast, Hidden Treasure, True Friends, and Nandi Vishala. Jatakas refer to literature native to India concerning the previous births of Buddha. These stories are about the previous lives of the Buddha, in human and animal form. Siddhartha went through numerous births as a Bodhisattva to later become the Buddha. He was born in many forms – man, monkey, elephant, deer and lion and in each form he lived a life of virtue and compassion. This book will be an engaging and enthralling read for young readers.
About Anant Pai
Anant Pai was the former editor of Amar Chitra Katha. He is best known for pioneering Indian comics and creating Amar Chitra Katha and Tinkle magazine. Uncle Pai, as his fans call him, received much acclaim for his work, including the Yudhvir Memorial Award in Hyderabad, Maharashtra Rajya Hindi Sahitya Academy Award, Lifetime Achievement Award – at the First Indian Comic Convention, New Delhi and Karpoorchand Puraskar of Uttar Pradesh Bal Kalyan Sansthan.
5 In 1:Further Stories from the Jatakas
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