Panjab Digital Library (Punjab Digital Library), Sikh Digital Library Welcome GUEST
New user sign up
 
   
Forgot password | Contact us   
Search in for  Advanced Search
Manuscripts | Books | Magazines | Newspapers | Photographs | Pamphlets | Files
  To keep it available online
     
 
 
 About Us
History
Policies
Media Room
Working Groups
Current Projects
Behind the Scenes
 Services
Digitization
Data Mining
Interlibrary
Exhibitions
Preservation
Turning Pages
Digitization Training
 General Info
Jobs
Team
Volunteer
Collections
Downloads
Case Studies
Donor Levels
Acknowledgments
 
 
     
   
  
Panjab Digital Library - Digitization of Jataka Tales
Associated Discussion Forum
 
Download PDF
         30 MB
Downloaded 54 times.
Jataka Tales

Description These "Jataka" tales were the parables told to the peasants in simple language by the holy prophet (Lord Buddha) in order to help them to grasp the wisdom of his teachings. These fables have come down to us through hundreds of years and continue to entertain us even now. They are equivalents of ancient Greek fables of Aesop. The genius who created these tales is indeed fabulous and profound. These are packed capsules of Indian wisdom and philosophy. Taken together, these tales cover the whole spectrum of life. The translation from Buddhist Pali script is commendable. It keeps the colloquial and conversational style of the original intact while translating these tales into English. The easiest and the most appropriate English equivalents have used for the Pali words. The whole translation reads smoothly and with spontaneity[edit]
Keywords King, Stick gatherer, Monkeys, Ogre, Dogs, Ox, Peacocks, Brahmin, Husband, Queen Sussandi, [edit]
Accession Number   BK-001692
Year 1957
Script Roman
Language English
Publisher Jaico Publishing House
Custodian Harnam Singh Shan, Dr.
Length 16.4
Breadth 11.3
Completion Complete
Condition Good
Pages                         344
 
 Adopt this Book  
Report error
Related Documents
Panjab Digital Library - Revealing the Invisible Heritage of Panjab through Digitization - Punjab Digital Library - User Comments  
Comments : Post | Read
  Bookmark and Share

  Manuscripts |   Books |   Magazines |   Newspapers |   Photographs |   Pamphlets |   Files
PDL Guestbook | Info for Custodians | Privacy Statement | FAQs | Feedback | Disclaimer | Forms | PDL Metadata Schema

Revealing the Invisible Heritage of Panjab