LESSON: Selected Jataka Tales

LESSON: Selected Jataka Tales

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Summary Links to a small collection of Jataka Tales suitable for children and young people, available online.
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Below are links to a small collection of Jataka Tales suitable for children and young people, available online:

The Baby Quail: A tale on the power of honesty

The Dog King Silver: A tale of injustice and justice

The Elephant and the Dog: A tale on the power of friendship

The Fabulous Sharabha Deer: A tale on compassion for the enemy

Finding a New Spring: A tale of perseverance

The Girl Monkey and the String of Pearls: A tale of a wise Bodhisattva who outwits monkeys

Grandma’s Blackie: A tale of loving-kindness

The Happy Monk: A tale on how lack of attachment to wealth and power increases happiness

Ladyface: A tale on the healing power of kind and gentle words

The Lotus Roots: A tale of understanding

The Magic of Patience: A tale on how patience teaches wisdom

The Mouse Merchant: A tale of diligence and perseverance

The One-hundredth Prince: A tale of listening to the advice of wise teachers

The Silent Buddha: A tale of generosity and doing wholesome deeds

The Tree that Acted Like a Hunter: A tale onf impatience

The Wind and the Moon: A tale of true friendship

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