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Source text (please read only from this text!): https://archive.org/details/jatakatales00fran/page/n5/mode/2upJātaka tales are ancient Indian folktales that form a part of Buddhist teaching, telling stories of the Buddha’s past lives. Akin to Aesop’s fables, some strikingly similar, they urge the listener to moral behavior and often, more than that, point a way to real insight. (Summary by Scotty Smith)
Target completion date: 0-12-00
Prooflistening level: Standard
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Genres for the project: Fairy Tale, Buddhist Parable
Keywords that describe the book: fables, folktales, buddhism
LibriVox recording settings: mono (1 channel), 44100 Hz sample rate, 128 kbps constant bit rate MP3. See the Tech Specs
Intro to recording:
Leave 0.5 to 1 second of silence at the beginning.
For the first section, say:
For the second and subsequent sections, you may use the shortened intro if you wish:"Section (or Chapter) # of JĀTAKA TALES. This is a LibriVox recording. All LibriVox recordings are in the public domain. For more information or to volunteer, please visit librivox.org." [Optional: "Read by your name."] "JĀTAKA TALES, by H. T. Francis and E. J. Thomas. Section Title."
End of recording:"Section (or Chapter) # of JĀTAKA TALES, by H. T. Francis and E. J. Thomas. This LibriVox recording is in the public domain." [Optional: "Read by your name."] "Section Title."
If you are recording the final section of the book, add:"End of section (or chapter) #." [Optional, and if not stated in the intro: "Read by your name, city, date."]
Leave 5 seconds of silence at the end."End of JĀTAKA TALES, by H. T. Francis and E. J. Thomas."
Filename: jatakatales_##_francis_128kb.mp3 where ## is the section number. (e.g. jatakatales_01_francis_128kb.mp3)
Upload to the LibriVox Uploader: https://librivox.org/login/uploader
MC to select: 16810
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