A tale from the Buddha's childhood
Many stories are told of the childhood of the Lord Buddha, who was then known as Siddhartha.
In this story, the young prince befriends a swan, which is then shot by his cousin. In the end, Siddhartha helps his cousin learn about kindness to animals. The story has been retold by authors who are familiar with both Buddhist tradition and also with Western culture.
retold by Adiccabandhu and Padmasri
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