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Stories From The Jatakas: 5-in-1

Stories From The Jatakas: 5-in-1

Pages: 170 pages   |   Binding: Hardbound
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Embark on an enchanting odyssey into the captivating realm of the Jatakas with the "Stories from the Jatakas" 5-in-1 collection by Amar Chitra Katha. Rooted deeply in the tapestry of Buddhist tradition, these timeless tales offer not just entertainment but profound insights into the complexities of life, morality, and human condition.

Personification: Journey alongside a diverse cast of characters, ranging from the graceful birds to the mischievous monkeys, noble elephants, and cunning jackals. Each story serves as a window into the past lives of Buddha as a Bodhisattva, weaving together themes of compassion, wisdom, and the eternal struggle between good and evil.

Compassion: Witness the heartwarming bond between a tortoise and woodpecker as they hatch a daring plan to rescue their dear friend, the deer, from the clutches of a relentless hunter. Through their courage and solidarity, they exemplify the power of friendship and selflessness in the face of adversity.

Greed: Prepare to be enthralled by the whimsical escapades of a clever jackal who, after overhearing a conversation between a priest and a king, embarks on a mischievous quest to conquer Varanasi. His antics not only evoke laughter but also convey profound lessons about the consequences of greed and importance of humility.

Flaws and Emotions: Animals emerge as surrogate humans, grappling with familiar virtues, flaws, and emotions. Through their trials and triumphs, honesty is celebrated, selfishness is punished, and the enduring values of integrity, compassion, and resilience shine.

With its rich blend of humor, folklore, and moral teachings, the "Stories from the Jatakas" collection serves as a timeless treasure trove of wisdom and entertainment. Delightfully illustrated and thoughtfully narrated, these tales offer readers an unforgettable journey into the heart of Buddhist philosophy and the enduring power of storytelling.

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