Illustrated Mahabharata is a children's version of the Mahabharata, the great Indian epic. This is possibly the longest epic poem in the world, and was composed by Ved Vyasa and was supposedly penned down by Lord Ganesha Himself. The epic narrates the the battle at Kurukshetra and the lives of the Pandavas and Kauravas. It also contains devotional and philosophical materials like purusharthas or the four major goals of life. Some of the major stories of the Mahabharata are the story of Damayanti and the creation of Bhagavad Gita. The Mahabharata is divided into 18 'parva's or sections. Some of these are Marriage to Draupadi, Lakshagraha or The House of Lac, The Dice game, Indraprastha, The battle at Kurukshetra, Exile and return, and The end of the Pandavas. This edition of Illustrated Mahabharata was published by Wilco Publishing House on 1st January, 2012.
Illustrated Mahabharata presents the story of the Mahabharata in the format of comics. The book is meant for children and hence, does not include all the chapters in great detail. It highlights the major events of the epic like Pandavas' marriage to Draupadi, the conspiracy, Arjuna's exile for 12 long years, Indraprastha, Rajasuya Yajna done by Yudhishthira, Shakuni's appearance and the gambling match, the slaying of Jarasandha, Arjuna's quest for weapons, the declaration, beginning and end of the war, etc. If you are planning to buy books online, you will easily find this book in the different online bookstores, listed on Junglee. Make sure you compare the price with the different sellers in order to find the best possible deal.
Illustrated Mahabharata narrates the major events of the Mahabharata in the format of comics, which kids enjoy reading. The book introduces children to India's heritage, culture, and mythology through illustrations. The colourful images and nice layout make the book visually attractive to children. The book is in English and 8182527066 and 9788182527065 are the ISBN 10 and 13, respectively.