The stories in this book depict the Buddha in several of his births in animal form. Children learn the important of compassion and kindness from these delightful fables, which are simple and easy to understand. Generations after generations have heard these stories and passed them on: now it's your turn to become a master story-teller.
About the Author
Pooja Pandey, dwells deep into traditional Indian literature and mythology to bring it close to young readers by her lucid writing. As a storyteller, she is popular among school children's groups. Apart from entertaining children, she lays stress on inculcating moral values which are an inseparable part of Indian literature and mythology.
In the ancient past, many great men were born in India who left an impact on human civilization. One among them was Sakyamuni Gautama Buddha, the Compassionate One, who showed man the way out of the suffering and misery of existence. Before appearing on Earth as the Buddha, he took several births as Bodhisattva. He narrated the stories of his previous births to the monks of his Sangha to illustrate his teachings. The tales about animals contained profound moral content. These must be read to gain information on some of the most significant aspects of our literary heritage.
|2.||The Golden Deer||13|
|3.||Unity is Strength||17|
|4.||The Grateful Lion||21|
|5.||The Great Monkey||27|
|7.||The Talkative Tortoise||37|
|8.||Secret of the Talking Stone||41|
|9.||The Gardener Monkey||45|
|10.||The Wily Jackal||49|
|11.||The Boastful Jackal||51|
Item Code: IDK109 Author: Pooja Pandey Cover: Hardcover Edition: 2008 Publisher: Wisdom Tree Publications ISBN: 9788183280648 Size: 9.8" X 7.1" Pages: 61 (Illustrated Throughout In Colors)
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