Results for: Jataka

In Fairy Tales

What is the Jataka about?

a collection of 547 stories that shows life lessons. Buddha lived 550 lives and in each story of the collection he lives as a person, animal and god to becoming the" enlighten (MORE)
In Buddhism

What does the jatakas represent in Buddhism?

The jataka tales are stories which represent the Buddhas teachings, they are almost always illustrated in animal form and are useful to help teach the moral codes and discipli (MORE)