(Age group: All age groups especially upto 12 years old)
Amar Chitra Katha (ACK, “Immortal Picture Stories”) is one of India’s largest selling comic book series, with more than 100 million copies sold in 20 Indian languages. Founded in 1967, the imprint has more than 400 titles that retell stories from the great Indian epics, mythology, history, folklore, and fables in a comic book format.
Many of these titles are under public domain and are thus legally available for free download.
Gopal and the Cowherd
This well known story on faith and devotion also appeared in SRF YSS Magazine. It tells children how faith and devotion can bring God closer to us.
This comic version of Gita is quite brief. But when told by the parents with explanations it can be a very useful medium to bring Gita to children.
The Acrobat and other Buddhist Tales
These excellent stories on how Buddha converted worldly people into devotees are a must read.
This comic is not under public domain and so it is not available for free download.
This is the story of Adi Shankaracharya, who reorganized the ancient Swami order,and founded four great maths (monastic centres of spiritual education).
This is the story of the first Guru of Sikhs.
This is not all. Amar Chitra Katha has released 400+ titles. With time, more and more such comics from Amar Chitra Katha will be reviewed and added here.
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