Warning: include(domaintitles/domaintitle_cdn.exoticindia.php3): failed to open stream: No such file or directory in /home/exotic/newexotic/header.php3 on line 751

Warning: include(): Failed opening 'domaintitles/domaintitle_cdn.exoticindia.php3' for inclusion (include_path='.:/usr/lib/php:/usr/local/lib/php') in /home/exotic/newexotic/header.php3 on line 751

Subscribe for Newsletters and Discounts
Be the first to receive our thoughtfully written
religious articles and product discounts.
Your interests (Optional)
This will help us make recommendations and send discounts and sale information at times.
By registering, you may receive account related information, our email newsletters and product updates, no more than twice a month. Please read our Privacy Policy for details.
.
By subscribing, you will receive our email newsletters and product updates, no more than twice a month. All emails will be sent by Exotic India using the email address [email protected].

Please read our Privacy Policy for details.
|6
Sign In  |  Sign up
Your Cart (0)
Best Deals
Share our website with your friends.
Email this page to a friend
Books > Language and Literature > Children > Nachiketa and Other Stories (Paperback Comic Book)
Subscribe to our newsletter and discounts
Nachiketa and Other Stories (Paperback Comic Book)
Nachiketa and Other Stories (Paperback Comic Book)
Description
About the Series

Amar Chitra Katha is a collection of illustrated classics that retell stories from Indian mythology, history, folktale and legend through the fascinating medium of comics. Over 430 stories from all over India have been told in this series that has been endorsed by educationists and recommended by teachers the world over.

Through a masterful blend of commentary, dialogue and illustration, Amar Chitra Katha presents complex historical facts and intricate mythology in a format that would appeal to children. They not only entertain, but also provide a fitting introduction to the cultural heritage of India. In a country so vast and varied, the series also serves as a medium for national integration, by introducing young readers to the rich cultural diversity of the country and highlighting the achievements of local heroes.

Amar Chitra Katha comics are like family heirlooms, passed down from generation to generation.

Back of the Book

The three stories depicted here are from the Upanishads, which are also called Vedanta or "the end of the Veda". This is because they from the last branch of Vedic literature where one finds in them the final aim of the Vedas- that of self-realisation.

The first story is that of young Nachiketa, who struggles to comprehend the truth of life and death. He approaches Yama, the God of Death, and is tested by the Lord before found worthy of divine instruction. The second story is about Satyakama's search for the ultimate reality or "Brahman". Here, nature is the best teacher as Satyakama experiences Brahman directly rather than through verbal instruction by his guru, Gautama. In the third story, Prajapati - the father, the guru and the guide - utters a single syllable "DA" as instruction to the dissatisfied gods, humans and demons who are seeking contentment and peace. "DA" was understood and interpreted differently by the pupils in light of their own experiences.

These three stories are, in essence, about the guru and the pupil, where one who embarks on the path of true knowledge surely achieves it.

Nachiketa and Other Stories (Paperback Comic Book)

Item Code:
ACL94
Cover:
Paperback
Edition:
2006
Publisher:
ISBN:
8184820151
Size:
9.3" X 6.8"
Pages:
31
Price:
$6.50
Discounted:
$5.20   Shipping Free
You Save:
$1.30 (20%)
Notify me when this item is available
Notify me when this item is available
You will be notified when this item is available
Add to Wishlist
Send as e-card
Send as free online greeting card
Nachiketa and Other Stories (Paperback Comic Book)

Verify the characters on the left

From:
Edit     
You will be informed as and when your card is viewed. Please note that your card will be active in the system for 30 days.

Viewed 10817 times since 1st Jul, 2010
About the Series

Amar Chitra Katha is a collection of illustrated classics that retell stories from Indian mythology, history, folktale and legend through the fascinating medium of comics. Over 430 stories from all over India have been told in this series that has been endorsed by educationists and recommended by teachers the world over.

Through a masterful blend of commentary, dialogue and illustration, Amar Chitra Katha presents complex historical facts and intricate mythology in a format that would appeal to children. They not only entertain, but also provide a fitting introduction to the cultural heritage of India. In a country so vast and varied, the series also serves as a medium for national integration, by introducing young readers to the rich cultural diversity of the country and highlighting the achievements of local heroes.

Amar Chitra Katha comics are like family heirlooms, passed down from generation to generation.

Back of the Book

The three stories depicted here are from the Upanishads, which are also called Vedanta or "the end of the Veda". This is because they from the last branch of Vedic literature where one finds in them the final aim of the Vedas- that of self-realisation.

The first story is that of young Nachiketa, who struggles to comprehend the truth of life and death. He approaches Yama, the God of Death, and is tested by the Lord before found worthy of divine instruction. The second story is about Satyakama's search for the ultimate reality or "Brahman". Here, nature is the best teacher as Satyakama experiences Brahman directly rather than through verbal instruction by his guru, Gautama. In the third story, Prajapati - the father, the guru and the guide - utters a single syllable "DA" as instruction to the dissatisfied gods, humans and demons who are seeking contentment and peace. "DA" was understood and interpreted differently by the pupils in light of their own experiences.

These three stories are, in essence, about the guru and the pupil, where one who embarks on the path of true knowledge surely achieves it.

Post a Comment
 
Post Review
Post a Query
For privacy concerns, please view our Privacy Policy
Based on your browsing history
Loading... Please wait

Items Related to Nachiketa and Other Stories (Paperback Comic Book) (Language and Literature | Books)

Dramatic Version of Seven Major Upanisads: Upanishads Made Easy to Understand
by Rama Venkataraman
Hardcover (Edition: 2009)
D. K. Printworld Pvt. Ltd.
Item Code: IHE031
$46.50$37.20
You save: $9.30 (20%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
An Early Upanisadic (Upanishadic) Reader
Item Code: IDJ360
$30.00$24.00
You save: $6.00 (20%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Dramatic Version of Seven Major Upanisads: Upanishads Made Easy to Understand
by Rama Venkataraman
Paperback (Edition: 2009)
D. K. Printworld Pvt. Ltd.
Item Code: IHE030
$30.00$24.00
You save: $6.00 (20%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Upanishad Drama
by Sri Swami Sivananda
Paperback (Edition: 2007)
The Divine Life Society
Item Code: IDJ823
$17.50$14.00
You save: $3.50 (20%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
The Upanishads and The Bible
by V. K. Subramanian
Hardcover (Edition: 2002)
Abhinav Publications
Item Code: IDE120
$16.50$13.20
You save: $3.30 (20%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Major Poetical Upanishads
Item Code: NAC462
$10.00$8.00
You save: $2.00 (20%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Upanishadic Stories and Their Significance
Item Code: IDJ330
$8.00$6.40
You save: $1.60 (20%)
SOLD
Eternal Stories From The Upanishads
Item Code: NAD451
$20.00$16.00
You save: $4.00 (20%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
The History of Indian Literature
Item Code: IDG336
$22.50$18.00
You save: $4.50 (20%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Essence of Indian Thought
by Baldeo Sahai
Paperback (Edition: 2010)
Sterling Publishers Pvt. Ltd.
Item Code: NAC573
$15.00$12.00
You save: $3.00 (20%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
The Cultural Heritage of India (Set of 9 Volumes)
Item Code: NAF605
$450.00$360.00
You save: $90.00 (20%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Testimonials
I have a couple of your statues in your work is really beautiful! Your selection of books and really everything else is just outstanding! Namaste, and many blessings.
Kimberly
Thank you once again for serving life.
Gil, USa
Beautiful work on the Ganesha statue I ordered. Prompt delivery. I would order from them again and recommend them.
Jeff Susman
Awesome books collection. lots of knowledge available on this website
Pankaj, USA
Very easy to do business with your company.
Paul Gomez, USA
Love you great selection of products including books and art. Of great help to me in my research.
William, USA
Thank you for your beautiful collection.
Mary, USA
As if i suddenly discovered a beautiful glade after an exhausting walk in a dense forest! That's how i feel, incredible ExoticIndia !!!
Fotis, Greece
Each time I do a command I'm very satisfy.
Jean-Patrick, Canada
Very fast and straight forward.
Elaine, New Zealand
Language:
Currency:
All rights reserved. Copyright 2019 © Exotic India