Tenth book of the Khuddaka-nikāya of the Sutta-piṭaka, it consists of verses embedded in stories of the former births of Gotama Buddha.
Translation of Jātaka with Commentary (only the poems are part of the canon).
ed. E.B. Cowell, 6 volumes 1895-1907 and Index 1913, all reprinted 1990,
Now in 3 volumes:
- Vol I: tr. R. Chalmers, and Vol. II, tr. W.H.D. Rouse; (reprinted 2013)
- Vol III: tr. H.T. Francis and Vol. IV, tr. W.H.D. Rouse; (reprinted 2016)
- Vol V: tr. H.T. Francis, Vol. VI, tr. E.B. Cowell and W.H.D. Rouse, and Index volume; (reprinted 2015)
For a translation of the introduction see The Story of Gotama Buddha.