The Jataka tales and the Tripitakas

The Jataka tales and the Tripitakas: The Jataka tales written in the Pali language refer to the previous birth of Lord Buddha. They also throw light .on the political, economic, and social conditions ranging from the fifth to second century BC. The Tripitakas (three baskets or books) is a traditional term used by various Buddhist sects to describe their various covers of scriptures. As the name suggests, a Tripitaka traditionally contains three baskets of teachings.


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