|Dimensions||20.5 × 25.5 × 4.7 cm|
Epics and Mythology:
Celebrating the vast Hindu pantheon of divinities and celestial beings, our mythology stories explore the origins of these intriguing characters and their motivations and aspirations. Spanning the seven worlds from Swarglok to Yama’s abode down below, these kids stories take place across the cosmos, building fully realised worlds filled with wonder and magic that will amaze readers of all ages and backgrounds. From beautiful apsaras and proud devas to pious rishis and abhorrent asuras, these books bring to life the tales that have been passed down from generation to generation across India in some form or the other. Be enthralled by the adventures of some of the most powerful entities in mythology such as the mischievous Krishna, the adorable Ganesha, and the fierce Durga. Learn more about the numerous gods and goddesses such as the god of war, Karttikeya, the goddess of the Trikuta Mountains, Vaishno Devi, and the twin Vedic gods of medicine, Ashwini Kumars, among others. Read the great epics, the Ramayana and the Mahabharata, in their entirety, while also exploring lesser-known stories from various regional versions of these tales. When it comes to mythology, nobody tells it better than Amar Chitra Katha.
The Ultimate Collection has classic books that preserve the golden history and heritage of India, simplifying events to make it more accessible for everyone. These are the best stories for kids to introduce moral values and ethics while teaching them the importance of patriotism and sacrifice. From Chanakya’s strategies to Buddha’s life principles, from the Mahatma’s philosophy of non-violence to Akbar’s political secularism, the personalities that children will read about in this series form a microcosm of India’s past, tracing the country’s evolution right from the Harappan era all the way to our freedom struggle in the 21st century. Explore the legends behind various monuments and destinations within the country such as the historic city of Delhi, the magnificent temples at Thanjavur and Puri and the mysterious Elephanta and Ellora caves. As a bonus, it also contains comic biographies of legendary scientists like Albert Einstein, who did not let society deter his passion and achieved great heights with his curiosity, perseverance, and hard work.
Amar Chitra Katha’s Ultimate Collection also contains amazing retellings of some of India’s best contemporary and classic kids stories, including titles based on Kalidasa’s iconic plays, Shakuntala and Urvashi, Ruskin Bond’s The Blue Umbrella, and Munshi Premchand’s Two Oxen. Readers also get to sample Amar Chitra Katha’s award-winning work based on folklore such as the Jatakas, the Panchatantra and the Hitopadesha, the best way to teach children essential life lessons. Rounding up this category are classic stories of some of India’s wittiest and wisest semi-fictional characters such as Birbal, Tenali Raman and Gopal, who pioneered the concept of thinking outside the box and will encourage children to do the same.
This box set is the perfect way to introduce them to all that India has to offer in one shot, from historical places and inspirational biographies to mythological events and figures to humourous fables and fascinating folklore. For more than 50 years, Amar Chitra Katha has managed to generate exciting and educational stories for kids. It is now time for you and your family to immerse yourself into the world of Amar Chitra Katha, the definitive route to your roots.
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