|Consider the following statements about 'Jatak stories'.|
|1 .The Jatakas include the legends or stories of various incarnation of Lord Buddha before he attained enlightenment.|
|2. These intrusive stories have various beasts and birds as characters, teaching a moral which has much ethical value. Which of the statements) given above is/are correct?|
A) Only 1
B) Only 2
C) Both 1 and 2
D) neither 1 nor 2
Correct Answer: C
Solution :[c] The JBtaka tales are a voluminous body of literature native to India concerning the previous births of Gautama Buddha. These are the stories that tell about the previous lives of the Buddha, in both human and animal form. The future Buddha may appear in them as a king, an outcast, a god, an elephant?but, in whatever form, he exhibits some virtue that the tale thereby inculcates.
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