New site on the Jātaka stories

Hi! I thought folks here might be interested in this interview and the website it describes:

(On the surprising use of the term “Orientalist”, see here.)

Das: Who do you envision using the Jātaka Stories? That is, who is the intended audience?
Appleton: Doubtless the most regular user is me! The resource is a tool for my own research, and also helps me to answer queries that people send me about stories and images. More broadly, the intended audience is other scholars, students, storytellers, art historians, and Buddhists – really anyone with an interest in Buddhist narrative.

Here’s the site itself:



Thank you for the article, but I think I have seen the site before on the forum. :slight_smile:


Ah, sorry. I searched but didn’t find it. If a moderator wants to delete this thread that’s fine.

Hi Khagga. Thank you for sharing. :pray::pray::pray:

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