Buddha Shakyamuni COMIC BOOK!
Buddha means “The Awakened One” or “The Enlightened One”. Although there are many Buddhas, nowadays when people say “Buddha”, they are usually referring to Buddha Shakyamuni. His story is infamous amongst Buddhists… the Prince who ran away from the palace to find answers to an unending list of questions: Why do people suffer? Why are some people born into so much suffering? Why do people get sick? Why does everyone get old? Is there an end to suffering?
Having lived in the palace all his life, one day Prince Siddhartha wanted to go out of the palace to see more of the world. Within his chariot drawn by four horses, he saw many old people bent with age, the ill and infirm crying in pain and people mourning over the dead. It was upon sight of them that he asked himself the questions above…
Below is a comic book done by Amar Chitra Katha. Amar Chitra Katha has many more hundreds of comics and I highly recommend you purchase these for yourself and children. Amar Chitra Katha really does a good job with these comics. Simple with good illustrations and memorable storylines…..I like them alot. I blogged it here to give you a taste of the style of their comics. I’ll just blog one, the rest you have to get yourselves….I enjoyed them in India and I enjoy them now. Go out and get them!!! Read the comic below to find out the story of someone whose teachings are still applicable 5,000 years on.
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