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Jataka Mala or Jataka stories: Connected with the Birth of Buddha

Āryaśūra’s Jātakamālā

Vyāghrī-jātaka(1)
Śibi-jātaka(2)
Kulmāṣapiṇḍī-jātaka(3)
Śreṣṭhi-jātaka(4)
Aviṣahyaśreṣṭhi-jātaka(5)
Śaśa-jātaka(6)
Agastya-jātaka(7)
Maitrībala-jātaka(8)
Viśvantara-jātaka(9)
Yajña-jātaka(10)
Śakra-jātaka(11)
Brāhmaṇa-jātaka(12)
Unmādayantī-jātaka(13)
Supāraga-jātaka(14)
Matsya-jātaka(15)
Vartakāpītaka-jātaka(16)
Kumbha-jātaka(17)
Aputra-jātaka(18)
Bisa-jātaka(19)
Śreṣṭhi-jātaka(20)
Cuḍḍabodhi-jātaka(21)
Haṃsa-jātaka(22)
Mahābodhi-jātaka(23)
Mahākapi-jātaka(24)
Śarabha-jātaka(25)
Ruru-jātaka(26)
Mahākapi-jātaka(27)
Kṣānti-jātaka(28)
Brahma-jātaka(29)
Hasti-jātaka(30)
Sutasoma-jātaka(31)
Ayogṛha-jātaka(32)
Mahiṣa-jātaka(33)
Śatapatra-jātaka(34)


Date: 4-5th Century BCE- Composed in poetic Sanskrit from a Pali source.

Manuscript Description

Physical Location: Cambridge University Library
Classmark: MS Add.1328
Subject(s): Manuscripts, Sanskrit; Bauddha; Avadāna, Jātaka
Author(s): Āryaśūra
Origin Place: Nepal.
Date of Creation: 19th century.
Language(s): Sanskrit.
Associated Person(s): Wright, Daniel
Extent: 81 ff.
Material: Nepalese multi-layered paper.
Folio height: 15 cm, width: 35 cm.

Format: Pothī
Condition: Complete, in good condition.
Binding:
Wood cover, library binding.

Script:
Nepālākṣarā in black ink.
Foliation:
1. Original: Nepālākṣarā numerals, bottom right margin, verso (under running marginal invocation).

Layout:
14-15 lines per page.

Impressed frame lines.


Title Variation :
Bodhisattvāvadānamālā (garland of birth-stories) of Āryaśūra
Bodhisattvāvadānamālāparaparyāyā Jātakamālā
Jātakamālā of Āryaśūra

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