Fausboll, The Jataka (7 vols., London, 1877-1897); G.
C. Taylor (London, 1897); Jataka, ed.
Very few of the frescoes have been identified, but two are illustrations of stories in Arya Sura's Jataka Maid, as appears from verses in Buddhist Sanskrit painted beneath them.
238; Jataka, i.
241-250; Jataka, vi.
There is no mention in the canon as to how or when Devadatta died; but the commentary on the Jataka, written in the 5th century A.D., has preserved a tradition that he was swallowed up by the earth near Savatthi, when on his way to ask pardon of the Buddha (Jataka, iv.
Oldenberg (3 vols., Oxford, 1881-1885); The Jataka, edited by V.
Another interesting collection is the Jataka book, a set of verses supposed to have been uttered by the Buddha in some of his previous births.
From that night he not only did not claim any merit on account of his self-mortification, but took every opportunity of declaring that from such penances 1 Bigandet, p. 49; and compare Jataka, p. 67, line 27.
Pali Text Society, 57 vols.; Jataka, 7 vols., ed.