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Popular Amar Chitra Katha titles that have been translated into Malayalam.
Pages: 32, Size: 9.5"X7"
Pages: 32, Size: 9.5"X7"
Rs.30Author : Kamala ChandrakantPublisher : Amar Chitra KathaPublication Year : 2012Binding : PaperbackPanchatantra (Five Chapters) In Sanskrit Is Perhaps The Oldest Collection Of Stories In The World And Has Been Translated Into More Than 50 Languages. Each Of Its 'Chapters' Contains A String Of Stories One Emerging From The Other, With Each Designed To Lead To A Precept For Proper Practical Conduct For A Thinking Person In The Real World. The Characters Are Taken From The Whole Gamut Of Living Beings Including Humans And Animals In The Wild. In A Way The Unity Of Life Is Stressed By Assigning The Sentiments, Emotions And Thoughts Of Human Beings To Animals As Well. In This Collection, A Jackal Spotting A Dead Elephant, Works Towards Eating Him, Through Humility, Cunning, Fright And Fight Suited To The Natures Of Different Animals. A Frog Meaning Harm To Relatives Invites A Snake To Live In Their Well And In The End, Has To Move Out To Save Himself. A Washerman'S Donkey Covered With Tiger'S Skin Gets Betrayed By His Braying. Though Brought Up With Lion'S Cubs, The Jackal Cub Gets Frightened At The Sight Of An Elephant. This Panchatantra Collection Is A Treasure House Of A Variety Of Such Stories.
Rs.30Author : Kamala ChandrakantPublisher : Amar Chitra KathaPublication Year : 2012Binding : PaperbackGautama Was Born A Prince, Over 2500 Years Ago In Lumbini, In The Northern Part Of India. He Left The Comfortable Life Of The Palace, His Young Wife And Infant Son, To Go In Search Of True Knowledge. After A Life Of Wander, Austerities And Meditation, He Became Buddha ('The Enlightened One'). Buddha Taught Compassion, Non-Violence And The Need For Right Conduct In Life. His Teachings Spread Far And Wide Even Outside India, In China And Southeast Asia. The 'Jataka' (Birth-Cycle) Tales Narrate The Stories Related To The 'Seekers Of Truth' - Those Who Wish To Follow The Path Of Buddha. The 550 Jatakas Form The Canon, Many Of Which Are About Both Animals And Humans. The Stories Were Originally Compiled In The Pali Language. In Some Stories Here, Deers Trapped By Hunters Are Freed Either By Friends, Or By Clever Pretence. In Some, The Deer Helps A Man In Difficulty And Excuses Him Even If He Turns Ungrateful Or Does Harm. A Deer Asks The King To Announce That No Animal Or Bird Be Harmed. Another Deer Snared By The Taste Of Honeyed Grass Is Led To The King But Set Free For Having Given An Object Lesson In Good Conduct. A Golden Deer Takes The Place Of A Mother-To-Be, To Be Served To The King. The King Impressed By The Sacrifice, Grants, Freedom From Harm For All Creatures.
Rs.30Author : Anant PaiPublisher : Amar Chitra KathaPublication Year : 2012Binding : PaperbackBirbal, Whose Real Name Was 'Maheshdas', Was One Of The 'Nine Gems' Of Court Advisers Of Akbar The Great. He Composed Poetry By Another Pen Name 'Brahma'. He Led A Famous Expedition Into Faraway Afghanistan And Managed To Subdue The Turbulence There. Hearing The News Of His Death There, Akbar Burst Forth: "Birbal, You Always Gave The Helpless Whatever You Had. I Am Helpless Now And Yet You Have Left Nothing For Me!" Birbal'S Name However Does Not Rest On These Achievements. He Turned Into A Legend By The Innumerable Stories Of His Wit And Wisdom, Sense Of Justice And Fair Play, And Above All, His Uncanny Skill In Turning The Tables On His Detractors. Here Is A Sampling Of Four Stories. In One Story, Some Evil Courtiers Try To Trick Akbar Into Executing Birbal So He Can Find Out How Akba