No. 263. CULLA-PALOBHANA-JĀTAKA.  “Not through the sea,” etc. This story the Master told at Jetavana, also about a backsliding Brother. The Master had him brought into the Hall of Truth, and asked if it were true that he was a backslider. Yes, said he, it was. “Women,” said the Master, “in olden days made … Read moreNo. 263. CULLA-PALOBHANA-JĀTAKA.
No. 262. MUDU-PĀṆI-JĀTAKA. “A soft hand,” etc. This story the Master told at Jetavana, about a back-sliding Brother. They brought him to the Hall of Truth, and the Master asked him if he were really a backslider? He replied, yes, he was. Then said the Master, “O Brethren! It is impossible to keep women from … Read moreNo. 262. MUDU-PĀṆI-JĀTAKA.
No. 261. PADUMA-JĀTAKA. “Cut, and cut, and cut again,” etc. This story the Master told at Jetavana, about some Brethren who made offering of garlands under Ānanda’s tree. The circumstances will be given in the Kāliṅga-bodhi Birth 1. This was called p. 223 [paragraph continues] Ānanda’s tree, because Ānanda planted it. All India heard tell … Read moreNo. 261. PADUMA-JĀTAKA.
No. 260. DŪTA-JĀTAKA 1. “O king, the Belly’s messenger,” etc. This story the Master told while staying at Jetavana, about a Brother who was addicted to covetousness. The circumstances will be given at large under the Kāka 2 Birth, in Book the Ninth. Here again the Master told the Brother,  “You were greedy before, … Read moreNo. 260. DŪTA-JĀTAKA 1.
No. 259. TIRĪṬA-VACCHA-JĀTAKA. “When all alone,” etc. This story the Master told whilst living at Jetavana, about the gift of a thousand garments, how the reverend Ānanda received five hundred garments from the women of the household of the king of Kosala, and five hundred from the king himself. The circumstances have been described above, … Read moreNo. 259. TIRĪṬA-VACCHA-JĀTAKA.
No. 258 1. MANDHĀTU-JĀTAKA. “Wherever sun and moon,” etc. This story the Master told during a stay at Jetavana, about a backsliding brother. We are told that this brother, in traversing Sāvatthi for his alms, saw a finely dressed woman and fell in love with her. Then the Brethren led him to the Hall of … Read moreNo. 258. MANDHĀTU-JĀTAKA.
No. 257. GĀMAṆI-CAṆḌA-JĀTAKA 1.  “It is not a clever builder,” etc.–This story the Master told while sojourning at Jetavana, about the praise of wisdom. In the Hall of Truth sat the Brethren, praising the wisdom of the Buddha: “The Blessed One has wisdom great and wide, wisdom witty and quick, wisdom sharp and penetrating. … Read moreNo. 257. GĀMAṆI-CAṆḌA-JĀTAKA
No. 256. JARUDAPĀNA-JĀTAKA. “Some merchants,” etc.–This story the Master told while living at Jetavana, about some traders whose home was at Sāvatthi. The tradition is that these men had acquired wares in Sāvatthi, which they loaded on carts. ‘When the time came for them to set about their business, they gave an invitation to the … Read moreNo. 256. JARUDAPĀNA-JĀTAKA.
No. 255. SUKA-JĀTAKA. “What time the bird,” etc.–This story the Master told while dwelling at Jetavana, about a Brother who died of over-eating. [2921 On his death, the brethren assembled in the Hall of Truth, and discussed his demerits on this fashion: “Friend, Brother So-and-so was ignorant how much he could safely eat. So he … Read moreNo. 255. SUKA-JĀTAKA.
No. 254. KUṆḌAKA-KUCCHI-SINDHAVA-JĀTAKA. “Grass and the scum of gruel,” etc.–This story the Master told at Jetavana about the Elder Sāriputta. It once fell out that the Buddha had been spending the rainy season in Sāvatthi, and afterwards had been on alms-pilgrimage. On his return, the inhabitants determined to welcome his home-coming and they made their … Read moreNo. 254. KUṆḌAKA-KUCCHI-SINDHAVA-JĀTAKA.