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Book – About Graphic Novel – I am Spirit – The History of King Chitraketu

I am Spirit – The History of King Chitraketu is a graphic novel and is based on the story of King Chitraketu found in the Srimad Bhagavad Purana. The story of Chitraketu is of great importance as it deals with ignorance created by attachment, longing and grief. King Chitraketu had a son after long wait. His joy knew know bounds. But the child was killed by other jealous queens of Chitraketu. The grief of king was inconsolable and Sage Angiras and Sage Narada appeared before the king. They shed light on the ignorance which was resulting in intense mental agony. In nutshell this is the story of King Chitraketu. What is important to a reader is the knowledge that Sage Angiras and Sage Narada. It is universal and applicable in all ages.

I am Spirit – The History of King Chitraketu has got some beautiful graphics. Currently only preview of the novel is available online for free. Full view is only available after a payment.
Graphic Novel is an interesting concept as it is a good medium to …

Narada Parivrajaka Upanishad

Wise men escape death by knowing the Brahman. There is no other real road to salvation.
True knowledge is the characteristic of renunciation. Hence preferring wisdom, an intelligent man will renounce the world.
When a person has no evil propensity towards all beings in deed, thought and speech he becomes a true mendicant monk.
The ten virtues characterizing right conduct (dharma) are – contentment, forgiveness, self-control, non-stealing, purity, control of the senses, humility, scriptural learning, truth and an even temper.