Sibi Jataka

SIBI JATAKA  The kingdom of Sibi produced many virtuous kings of whom was the son and successor of King Ushinara. This new Sibi king was known for his philanthrophy among his other virtues.   One day, Indra and Agni came to test this. The two deities disguised themselves as a hawk and a pigeon. The hawkContinue reading “Sibi Jataka”

Jatakas

JATAKAS The Jatakas are an important part of Buddhist art and literature. They describe the previous existences or births of the Buddha (the Enlightened One) when he appeared as Bodhisattvas (beings who are yet to attain enlightenment or moksha), in both human and non-human forms. These stories tell us how practicing different perfections or transcendental virtuesContinue reading “Jatakas”