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Jātaka (‘birth-story’). A story of the previous incarnations of the Buddha. Many of these stories exist, and it is thought that some may originally have been Indian, pre-Buddhist, fables and fairy tales. Some are found virtually unchanged in Aesop's collection. In the Theravādin Tripiṭaka, a collection of 547 Jātakas forms part of the Khuddaka Nikāya.

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Jataka

Jataka any of the various stories of the former lives of the Buddha found in Buddhist literature. The name comes from Sanskrit jātaka ‘born under’.

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Jataka

Jataka: see Pali canon.

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