Prince Sattva, 10 Paramis

Where can I find the “original text / story” of Prince Sattva who gaves his body to a tiger so that she was able to feed her cubs? Is it in the Jatakas? Thank you.

So, I did a google search for “jataka bodhisatta feeding body to tiger for cubs” which led me to this page:

Where I found this note:

Note: Vyaghri Jataka Jatakamala No.1. This story does not occur in the Pali Jataka.

I knew that Ven. Ānandajoti had re-published an old translation and found it here:

(PS: I changed this to Q&A category so you can mark it answered if this is the story you were looking for.)


Thank you for the links to the wonderful early stories!