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101 Buddhist Stories

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Back of the Book The 101 Buddha Stories are Buddhist parables telling tales of Buddha in his previous live when he was called the Bodhisattva or Buddha-to-be. His incarnations included animals as well as human. These stories reflect the travails and experiences the Buddha had to go through to attain the Buddhahood. In format the stories are similar to the Panchatantra and lead up to a moral. But being Buddhist the stories are less matter-of-fact and carry deeply profound esoteric message....
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The 101 Buddha Stories are Buddhist parables telling tales of Buddha in his previous live when he was called the Bodhisattva or Buddha-to-be. His incarnations included animals as well as human. These stories reflect the travails and experiences the Buddha had to go through to attain the Buddhahood. In format the stories are similar to the Panchatantra and lead up to a moral. But being Buddhist the stories are less matter-of-fact and carry deeply profound esoteric message. The evocative illustration compliment the lucid text making the book a must have in any library.

 

Contents

 

1 The Story of a Sacrifice 5
2 The Reward of Honesty 6
3 The Hare in the Moon 7
4 The Wise King 8
5 Being Patient Pays 10
6 Conquering Anger 11
7 Right and Wrong 12
8 The Precious Life 13
9 The Wild Pet 14
10 The Magic of Patience 15
11 The Devoted Wife 16
12 True Friendship 17
13 The King of the world 18
14 The Price of Sin 19
15 Life After Death 20
16 The Story of Moggallana 21
17 The Missing Necklace 22
18 Gains of an Ascetic 24
19 The Value of Forbearance 25
20 The Foolish Son 26
21 The Compassionate Deer 27
22 The Power of Generosity 28
23 The Teacher and the Student 30
24 The Power of Devotion 31
25 The Story of Mahabodhi 32
26 The Begging Monks 33
27 The Story of Ruru 34
28 Remembering the Promise 36
29 Bitterness Grows Bitter 37
30 God’s Punishment 38
31 The Ugly King 39
32 The power of Virtue 40
33 The Sacrifice 42
34 The Value of Kindness 43
35 The Virtuous King 44
36 The Elephant with Six Tusks 45
37 The Wise Stag 46
38 The Deceitful Crow 47
39 The Prince and The She Devil 48
40 The Superstitious Brahmin 50
41 A Good Disciple 51
42 The Reward of Honesty 52
43 Baby Peacock 53
44 The Flight of Sakka 54
45 The Great Sage 55
46 Unity Brings Happiness 56
47 The Wicked Ascetic 57
48 Passing the Test 58
49 The Quail 60
50 The Devoted Son 61
51 Heaven and Hell 62
52 One Gray Hair 63
53 Wastefulness is Bad 64
54 The Mischievous Monkey 65
55 Two Ascetics 66
56 The Jealous King 67
57 True Love 68
58 Arrogance Can Kill 70
59 A Small Portion of Gruel 71
60 The Great Horse 72
61 The Foolish Disciple 73
62 Pride Comes Before Fall 74
63 The Clever Robber 75
64 The Pious Naga 76
65 Overconfidence Destroys 78
66 The Merchant and the Vultures 79
67 Learning to Listen 80
68 The Righteous King 82
69 Good To all 83
70 Wrong Friends 84
71 Great Gift 85
72 The King’s Nightmare 86
73 The Foolish Wife 87
74 Right Use of Knowledge 88
75 The Magical Spell 90
76 The Greedy Ascetic 91
77 The Wishing Cup 92
78 The Power of Faith 93
79 Auspicious Words 94
80 The True Wealth 96
81 False Promise 97
82 The Judge 98
83 The Lotus Stalks 99
84 The Prince Becomes an ascetic 100
85 The Wild Elephant 102
86 The Good King 103
88 The Righteous Chaplain 106
89 The Pigeon and the Ascetic 107
90 The Wealthy Ascetic 108
91 The Right Groom 109
92 The Steadfast Monk 110
93 The Two Parrots 111
94 The Story of Ayogriha 112
95 Racing with the Sun 114
96 The Grateful Files 115
97 The Monk’s Dilemma 116
98 Truthfulness Pays 117
99 The Helpful Spirit 118
100 Treasure in the Well 119
101 The Wise Crow 120

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Item Code: IHL678 Cover: Hardcover Edition: 2012 Publisher: Om Books International ISBN: 9789380069586 Size: 10.1 Inch X 7.6 Inch Pages: 121 (Illustrated Throughout in Full Color) Other Details: Weight of the Book: 615 gms
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