The Acrobat - Buddhist Tales. by Dilip Kadam Gayatri Madan Dutt

  • Book title: The Acrobat - Buddhist Tales.
  • Author: Dilip Kadam Gayatri Madan Dutt
  • ISBN10: 8175081899
  • ISBN13: 978-8175081895
  • Publisher: India Book House (January 1, 1998)
  • Language: English
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This Amar Chitra Katha comprises of multiple stories. The first, 'The Acrobat', is about Ugrasena's transforming from the royal treasurer's son to an acrobat to a follower of Buddha. In the second story, ' The Harvest', Buddha teaches a farmer about the benefits of detachment. Buddha explains the ills of desire to the young Prince Kumara in the third story, 'The Golden Maiden', and finally, 'Buddha and Krisha Gautami', is one of the more famous stories, wherein Buddha teaches the distraught Gautami about the inevitability of death.