For half a century, Amar Chitra Katha has played a vital role in telling children about India's epics and mythology, about India's history - forgotten and known, about the great men and women of India who are our icons, and has retold folktales and fables from every corner of this land. This five-volume set, containing some of our best work, will take you on a fantastic journey in time, through the world of Amar Chitra Katha Our epics and mythology are our heritage; ancient, precious and revered. The Ramayana, the Mahabharata and the Puranas hold, within their immense structure, hundreds of captivating stories. How did Kubera lose the Pushpaka Viman? Why did Kumbhakarna sleep for six months at a stretch? Why was Amba determined to take revenge across lifetimes? What is the true message of the Bhagwad Gita Amar Chitra Katha has put together ten stories that will take you into the fantastical world of Indian mythology. Volume - I Fables and folktales are created to teach lessons. Lessons nestled into between humour and drama, designed to help us in life's journey. The stories from the Hitopadesha or the Jataka tales have lasted centuries, from the time of oral storytelling to modern mediums of communication. The anecdotes of Birbal and Tenali Raman tell us about the importance of wit and a presence of mind. Amar Chitra Katha has put together ten such tales from Indian folklore and is a must-read for everyone who enjoys immaculate wit and innate wisdom in storytelling Vol - II When Ashoka looked at the destruction on the battlefield in Kalinga, something changed inside him. When Gandhi was thrown off the train in South Africa, his life took an unanticipated turn. History is filled with stories about events in the lives of great men and women, moments of enlightenment that changed their lives and, through them, the lives of others.