The Jātaka or Stories of the Buddha’s Former Births: 3 volume set

£127.00

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

Pali Text: Jātaka with Commentary

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ISBN: 978-0-86013-260-8 SKU: PTS-978-0-86013-260-8 Categories: ,

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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)

Pali Text: Jātaka with Commentary

For a translation of the introduction see The Story of Gotama Buddha.

Additional information

Dimensions 22.2 × 14.3 cm