The Buddha taught that life is like a dream, yet real. The ways in which we may fruitfully engage with this mystery are playfully explored in numerous tales from the folk traditions of countries including India,China, Japan and Tibet. This is a collection of enthralling stories which illustrates various important aspects of Buddhist thought. Originally published in 1999. Perfect for a child or adult wanting a gentle introduction to Buddhism and new cultures. Ideal for introducing discussions on topics such as life after death and reincarnation.