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J.322 Daddhabha Jaataka | Daddhabhaaya Jaataka Once a timid hare lying at the foot of a vilva tree heard a vilva fruit fall on a palm-leaf, and imagining that the world was collapsing, started to run. Other animals, alarmed by the sight, ran also until all the beasts of the forest were in headlong flight. The Bodhisatva, born as a lion, heard their story and calmed their fears. The Jataka is related in reference to a question asked of the Buddha by some monks, as to various austerities practised by ascetics 58/530 Jaataka Khuddhaka J.iii.074ff., MA.i.313ff. superstition, getting to the root of a problem, origins

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