The Miserly Treasurer

Part 84 of total 115 stories in the book Jataka Tales.
  

This story was told by the Buddha while at Jetavana Monastery, about a tremendously rich royal treasurer, who lived in a town called Sakkara near the city of Rajagaha. He had been so tightfisted that he never gave away even

The Traders of Seriva

Part 87 of total 115 stories in the book Jataka Tales.
  

So that a disheartened bhikkhu would have no regrets in the future, the Buddha told him this story at Savatthi to encourage him to persevere. “If you give up your practice in this sublime teaching which leads to Nibbana,

Crossing the Wilderness

Part 88 of total 115 stories in the book Jataka Tales.
  

While the Buddha was staying at Jetavana Monastery near Savatthi, the wealthy banker, Anathapindika, went one day to pay his respects. His servants carried masses of flowers, perfume, butter, oil, honey, molasses, cloths, and robes.