No. 465. BHADDA-SĀLA-JĀTAKA.

No. 465. BHADDA-SĀLA-JĀTAKA. [2] “Who art thou,” etc. This story the Master told while dwelling in Jetavana about doing good to one’s kith and kin. At Sāvatthi in the house of Anāthapiṇḍika there was always unfailing food for five hundred Brethren, and the same with Visākhā 3 and the king of Kosala. But in the … Read moreNo. 465. BHADDA-SĀLA-JĀTAKA.

No. 463. SUPPĀRAKA-JĀTAKA.

No. 463. SUPPĀRAKA-JĀTAKA. [1] “Men with razor pointed,” etc. This story the Master told while dwelling at Jetavana, about the Perfection of Knowledge. One day, we are told, at evening, the Brethren were awaiting the coming of the Tathāgata to preach to them, and as they sat in the Hall of Truth, they were saying … Read moreNo. 463. SUPPĀRAKA-JĀTAKA.

No. 462. SAṀVARA-JĀTAKA.

No. 462. SAṀVARA-JĀTAKA. “Your nature, mighty monarch,” etc. This story the Master told while dwelling in Jetavana, about a Brother who had ceased to strive. This, we learn, was a young man of family, who lived in Sāvatthi. Having heard the Master’s discoursing, he renounced the world. Fulfilling the tasks imposed by his teachers and … Read moreNo. 462. SAṀVARA-JĀTAKA.

No. 461. DASARATHA-JĀTAKA.

No. 461. DASARATHA-JĀTAKA. [1] “Let Lakkhaṇa,” etc.—This story the Master told in Jetavana about a landowner whose father was dead. This man on his father’s death was overwhelmed with sorrow: leaving all his duties undone, he gave himself up to his sorrow wholly. The Master at dawn of day looking out upon mankind, perceived that … Read moreNo. 461. DASARATHA-JĀTAKA.

No. 460. YUVAÑJAYA-JĀTAKA.

No. 460. YUVAÑJAYA-JĀTAKA. “I greet the lord,” etc. This story the Master told while dwelling in Jetavana, about the Great Renunciation 1. One day the Brethren had assembled in the Hall of Truth. “Brother,” one would say to his fellow, “the Dasabala 2 might have dwelt in a house, he might have been an universal … Read moreNo. 460. YUVAÑJAYA-JĀTAKA.

No. 459. PĀNĪYA-JĀTAKA.

No. 459. PĀNĪYA-JĀTAKA. “The water-draught,” etc. This story the Master told, whilst dwelling in Jetavana, about the subduing of evil passions. At one time, we learn, five hundred citizens of Sāvatthi, being householders and friends of the Tathāgata, had heard the Law and had renounced the world, and been ordained as priests. Living in the … Read moreNo. 459. PĀNĪYA-JĀTAKA.

No. 458. UDAYA-JĀTAKA.

No. 458. UDAYA-JĀTAKA. [1] “Thee flawless,” etc. This story the Master told, while dwelling in Jetavana, about a backsliding Brother. The occasion will be explained under the Kusa Birth 2. Again the Master asked the man, “Is it true, Brother, that you have backslidden, as they say?” And he replied, “Yes, Sir.” Then he said, … Read moreNo. 458. UDAYA-JĀTAKA.

No. 457. DHAMMA-JĀTAKA.

No. 457. DHAMMA-JĀTAKA. “I do the right,” etc.—This story the Master told while dwelling in Jetavana, how Devadatta was swallowed up in the earth. They gathered in the Hall of Truth to talk: “Friend, Devadatta fell at enmity with the Tathāgata, and was swallowed up in the earth.” The Master entering asked what they were … Read moreNo. 457. DHAMMA-JĀTAKA.

No. 456. JUṆHA-JĀTAKA.

No. 456. JUṆHA-JĀTAKA. [1] “O king of men,” etc. This story the Master told while dwelling at Jetavana about the boons received by Elder Ānanda. During the twenty years of his first Buddhahood the Blessed One’s attendants were not always the same: sometimes Elder Nāgasamāla, sometimes Nāgita, Upavāṇa, Sunakkhatta, Cunda, Sāgala, sometimes Meghiya waited upon … Read moreNo. 456. JUṆHA-JĀTAKA.