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The Jataka, Volume I, tr. by Robert Chalmers, [1895], at

No. 52.


"Toil on, my brother."--This story was told by the Master while at Jetavana, about another backsliding Brother. All the incidents that are to be related here, will be given in the Mahā-janaka-Jātaka 1.

The king, seated beneath the white canopy of sovereignty, recited this stanza:--

"Toil on, my brother; still in hope stand fast;
  Faint not, nor tire, though harassed sore.
Myself I see, who, all my woes o’erpast,
  Have fought my stubborn way ashore.

Here too the backsliding Brother won Arahatship. The All-wise Buddha was King Janaka.


133:1 One of the last Jātakas, not yet edited.

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