50 Jātaka stories

1. n.
ปัญญาสชาดก [-pan-yā_sa-chā_dok]

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  • Jataka tales — Bhutanese painted thangka of the Jatakas, 18th 19th Century, Phajoding Gonpa, Thimphu, Bhutan …   Wikipedia

  • Jataka — /jah teuh keuh/, n. Buddhism. a collection of fables, many concerning former lives of the Buddha. * * * ▪ Buddhist literature (Pāli and Sanskrit:“Birth”),  any of the extremely popular stories of former lives of the Buddha, which are preserved in …   Universalium

  • Jataka — Jātaka Les Jātakamalā (जातकमला) nativité sont un important recueil de contes et d histoires populaires, de styles et de longueurs très divers, principalement liés à la tradition bouddhiste theravâda. Composés de 547 textes qu on peut regrouper en …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Jātaka — Thangka bhoutanaise du Jataka, XVIIIe XIXe siècle, Phajoding Gonpa, Thimphou, Bhoutan Les Jātakās (जातका) ou Jātakāni nativité sont les contes et histoires, généralement de nombreuses vies antérieures du bouddha historique Shākyamouni …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Jataka Tales —    Part of the canon of sacred Buddhist literature, stories of Gotama Buddha s previous incarnations, in human or animal form, numbering 550 and composed between the third century BCE and the fifth century CE. Their setting is commonly northern… …   Historical Dictionary of Burma (Myanmar)

  • Jataka — [ dʒʌtəkə] noun any of the various stories of the former lives of the Buddha found in Buddhist literature. Origin from Sanskrit jātaka born under …   English new terms dictionary

  • jataka — ˈjäd.əkə noun ( s) Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: Sanskrit jātaka, from jāta born, from janati he begets more at kin : any of some 550 birth stories or narratives of former incarnations of Gautama Buddha collected in Buddhist sacred… …   Useful english dictionary

  • JÂTAKA —    a Pâli collection of stories recounting 550 previous births of the Buddha, the earliest collection of popular tales, and the ultimate source of many of Æsop s fables and Western folk lore legends …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Jataka — n. Buddhist literature that include stories about a former birth or births of Buddha; holy literature of Buddhism …   English contemporary dictionary

  • South Asian arts — Literary, performing, and visual arts of India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka. Myths of the popular gods, Vishnu and Shiva, in the Puranas (ancient tales) and the Mahabharata and Ramayana epics, supply material for representational and… …   Universalium

  • Sariputra in the Jatakas — Sariputra, one of the two chief disciples of Gautama Buddha is frequently described in the Jataka, a collection of Buddhist texts which describe the previous reincarnations of the Buddha and his closest disciples. The Jatakas depict a multitude… …   Wikipedia

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