DevadattaThe Buddha’s evil cousin
Devadatta shot a swan
The Buddha ran to help it
Devadatta was angry         He said: “Give me the         swan! It’s mine! I shot         it!”         The Buddha said no.
They go to see the sage               He says: “The               life belongs to               one who tries             ...
Devadatta killed a white elephant                       The                       elephant                       would be ...
Devadatta wanted to marry Yasodhara
Devadatta was jealous of the Buddha
Devadatta wanted to be the leader of            the monks                        The Buddha                        said   ...
Devadatta’s rules• All monks should live in the forest• They should not live under a roof• They should wear only rags, and...
Devadatta sends an assassin
Devadatta tells an elephant to kill the               Buddha
Devadatta attacks the Buddha
Devadatta goes to hell
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Devadatta

  1. 1. DevadattaThe Buddha’s evil cousin
  2. 2. Devadatta shot a swan
  3. 3. The Buddha ran to help it
  4. 4. Devadatta was angry He said: “Give me the swan! It’s mine! I shot it!” The Buddha said no.
  5. 5. They go to see the sage He says: “The life belongs to one who tries to save it. The swan belongs to Siddhartha.”
  6. 6. Devadatta killed a white elephant The elephant would be a gift for the Buddha.
  7. 7. Devadatta wanted to marry Yasodhara
  8. 8. Devadatta was jealous of the Buddha
  9. 9. Devadatta wanted to be the leader of the monks The Buddha said “Devadatta, you are a clod of spittle.”
  10. 10. Devadatta’s rules• All monks should live in the forest• They should not live under a roof• They should wear only rags, and not get robes from laypeople• They should not eat meat
  11. 11. Devadatta sends an assassin
  12. 12. Devadatta tells an elephant to kill the Buddha
  13. 13. Devadatta attacks the Buddha
  14. 14. Devadatta goes to hell

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