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When the Buddha Was an Elephant

32 Animal Wisdom Tales from the Jataka

When the Buddha Was an Elephant( )
Author: McGinnis, Mark W.
Publication Date:Dec 2015
Publisher:Shambhala Publications, Incorporated
Book Format:Hardback
List Price: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. Animals, instead of people, took the leading roles, giving the tales a universal appeal. Tales of this kind have emerged all over the world--in the Mediterranean as Aesop's fables and in various other guises...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Religion / Buddhism / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):7.137 x 9.321 x 0.546 Inches
Book Weight:1.021 Pounds

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