Suvannavanna Hamsa Jataka: The Golden Swan

Long, long ago the Bodhisatta was born as a swan…

Sarabha-miga Jataka, The Noble Stag, Retold by Margo McLoughlin

An anonymous Buddhist tale translated from the Pali and retold by Margo McLoughlin

Ceremony, an Aztec myth, By Fray Juan de Torquemada and Translated by David Johnson

How the Aztec god Tezcatlipoca created a fiesta of music.

Izanagi and Izanami, a Japanese myth, Retold by Paul Jordan-Smith

How the goddess of creation became the goddess of death

Ring of Wisdom, a Sufi Parable, Retold by Anne Twitty

A Sufi king seeks a ring of great power.

The First Tears, an Eskimo folktale, Retold by Anne Twitty

How the First People learned to cry.

O My Country!, A Maghreb folktale, Retold by Anne Twitty

King Salomon seeks paradise with the help of an eagle

The Awakened Eye, by Frederick Franck

A recollection of the first moment of being at one.

Hagoromo, Retold by Kenneth Lawrence, translated by Kai Lawrence. Art by Kumiko Lawrence

A fisherman, a celestial maiden: a fateful decision

The Way of the Householder, Retold by Rama Devagupta

An anonymous Hindu tale retold by Rama Devagupta.