Looking for a nice copy of the Jataka Tales.

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Tangent-Man
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Looking for a nice copy of the Jataka Tales.

Post by Tangent-Man » Sat Feb 17, 2018 9:03 am

Hello,

I am looking for a nice (and as complete as possible) copy of the Jataka tales, in English & in print if possible. I don't seem to be able to find one out there at the moment! I guess I would have to consider an ebook if that is all that is available. Does anyone have any ideas where I may obtain a copy?

I am pretty poor a the moment so cost is a factor.

Pete A

p.s. Apologies if I posted this in the wrong section...

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Re: Looking for a nice copy of the Jataka Tales.

Post by Bhikkhu Pesala » Sat Feb 17, 2018 11:31 am

Sacred Buddhist Texts is very dated now (Published in 1895), but is the only comprehensive translation of the Jātaka Commentaries that I know of.

You can find An Index and very brief summaries in the Dictionary of Pali Proper Names.
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Re: Looking for a nice copy of the Jataka Tales.

Post by dharmacorps » Sat Feb 17, 2018 6:06 pm

I've been looking for the same-- this is the most complete printed collection I can find, but still doesn't include all the tales: https://store.pariyatti.org/Jataka-Tale ... _2591.html

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Re: Looking for a nice copy of the Jataka Tales.

Post by bodom » Sat Feb 17, 2018 7:03 pm

dharmacorps wrote:
Sat Feb 17, 2018 6:06 pm
I've been looking for the same-- this is the most complete printed collection I can find, but still doesn't include all the tales: https://store.pariyatti.org/Jataka-Tale ... _2591.html
Look like a winner. Thanks for sharing. Income tax is coming Friday and I'm sticking up my library!

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To practice is to know your defilements,
To attain the goal is to know and let go.

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With no struggling, no thinking,
the mind, still,
will see cause and effect
vanishing in the Void.
Attached to nothing, letting go:
Know that this is the way
to allay all stress.

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Re: Looking for a nice copy of the Jataka Tales.

Post by Tangent-Man » Sat Feb 17, 2018 9:51 pm

Thank you Bhante, Thank you bodom.

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