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Buddhist Animal Wisdom Stories

Buddhist Animal Wisdom Stories( )
Author: McGinnis, Mark W.
Publication Date:Nov 2004
Publisher:Shambhala Publications, Incorporated
Imprint:Weatherhill, Incorporated
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:Contact Supplier contact USD $19.95
Book Description:

Around the beginning of the common era, Indian Buddhists began to collect fables, or jataka tales, illuminating various human virtues and foibles--from kindness, cooperation, loyalty and self-discipline on the one hand to greed, pride, foolishness, and treachery on the other. Instead of populating these stories with people, they cast the animals of their immediate environment in the leading roles--which may have given the tales a universal appeal that helped them travel around the...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Juvenile Fiction / Short Stories
Juvenile Fiction / Animals / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):8.91 x 11.3 x 0.63 Inches
Book Weight:1.831 Pounds

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