Jambukhādaka Jātaka (No.294)
The Bodhisatta was once a tree-sprite in a jambu-grove and saw how a crow,
flattered by the words of a jackal sitting under the tree, dropped fruits for
him to eat, praising his breeding. The sprite drove them both away as being
The story was related in reference to a report that
Kokālika were going about singing each other's praises. J. ii.438f; cp.