Vinaya and Jataka
Lecture no. 14 from the course: Sacred Texts of the World
Taught by Professor Grant Hardy | 32 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Philosophy & Religion Courses
Here, investigate two prominent types of Buddhist scriptures and how they are used. Delve into the Vinaya, regulations and stories comprising rules for living for monks and nuns. Then sample excerpts from the Jataka, the large body of stories concerning the Buddha’s past lives, used for teaching Buddhist morality.