Little Monk's Buddha

Little Monk's Buddha

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Item Code: IDK109
Author: Pooja Pandey
Publisher: Wisdom Tree Publications
Edition: 2008
ISBN: 9788183280648
Pages: 61 (Illustrated Throughout In Colors)
Cover: Hardcover
Other Details: 9.8" X 7.1"
About the Book

The stories in this book depict the Buddha in several of his births in animal form. Children learn the important of compassion and kindness from these delightful fables, which are simple and easy to understand. Generations after generations have heard these stories and passed them on: now it's your turn to become a master story-teller.

About the Author

Pooja Pandey, dwells deep into traditional Indian literature and mythology to bring it close to young readers by her lucid writing. As a storyteller, she is popular among school children's groups. Apart from entertaining children, she lays stress on inculcating moral values which are an inseparable part of Indian literature and mythology.

preface

In the ancient past, many great men were born in India who left an impact on human civilization. One among them was Sakyamuni Gautama Buddha, the Compassionate One, who showed man the way out of the suffering and misery of existence. Before appearing on Earth as the Buddha, he took several births as Bodhisattva. He narrated the stories of his previous births to the monks of his Sangha to illustrate his teachings. The tales about animals contained profound moral content. These must be read to gain information on some of the most significant aspects of our literary heritage.

Contents
Preface5
1.Gautama Buddha7
2.The Golden Deer13
3.Unity is Strength17
4.The Grateful Lion21
5.The Great Monkey27
6.The Friends33
7.The Talkative Tortoise37
8.Secret of the Talking Stone41
9.The Gardener Monkey45
10.The Wily Jackal49
11.The Boastful Jackal51
Glossary55
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