The Nidānakathā, or
Introduction to the Jātaka Stories

from

Buddhist Birth Stories

or

Jātaka Tales

The oldest collection of folk-lore extant

being the

Jātakatthavaṇṇanā

For the first time Edited in the Original Pāli by

V. Fausböll

and translated by

T. W. Rhys Davids

1880

translation revised by

Ānandajoti Bhikkhu

November 2021