Veda Vyasa’s legendary epic needs no introduction. The Mahabharata is a story of brotherhood, deceit, love and sacrifice. It is also the setting for The Gita, Lord Krishna’s discourse on dharma. This 42comic box set is a comprehensive retelling of the greatest epic ever. Volume one is about the early days in Hastinapur and the birth of Duryodhana’s hate for his cousins the Pandavas. The story continues to the Pandavas’ escape from the burning palace of shellac to their eventual marriage to Draupadi. Volume two describes the events of the fateful game of dice which ends in the Pandavas losing their entire kingdom to the victorious Kauravas. The Pandavas are sent into exile for 13 years. Volume three encapsulates the great battle of Kurukshetra. The bitter war is fought for eighteen days ending, with Krishna’s help, in victory for the Pandavas.
- Publisher : Amar Chitra Katha Private Limited; 1st edition (1 January 2010);
- Language : English
- Hardcover : 1328 pages