ISBN 9788175081895,The Acrobat   Buddhist Tales

The Acrobat Buddhist Tales

Author:

Anant Pai

Publisher:

Amar Chitra Katha

Rs35

Publisher

Amar Chitra Katha

ISBN-13

ISBN 9788175081895

ISBN-10 8175081899
Binding

Paperback

Number of Pages 31 Pages
Language (English)
This Amar Chitra Katha comprises of multiple stories. The first, 'The Acrobat', is about Ugrasena's transforming from the royal treasurer's son to an acrobat to a follower of Buddha. In the second story, ' The Harvest', Buddha teaches a farmer about the benefits of detachment. Buddha explains the ills of desire to the young Prince Kumara in the third story, 'The Golden Maiden', and finally, 'Buddha and Krisha Gautami', is one of the more famous stories, wherein Buddha teaches the distraught Gautami about the inevitability of death.
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