- a collection of fables, many concerning former lives of the Buddha.
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Historical Examples of jataka
But one night she had said instead, "Now let me tell you a Jataka story!"
After a while she made up her mind to relate a Jataka story that night.
The fashion is universal among savages; it descends to the Buddha's jataka, or parables, to Æsop and La Fontaine.Folk Stories from Southern Nigeria, West Africa