Author: Anant Pai
Illustrator: Partap Mullick / Souren Roy / Dilip Kadam
Publisher: India Book House
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8175082895
This special issue of Amar Chitra Katha comics includes three stories: King Udayana & Princess Vasavadatta, King Kusha and The Acrobat.
The story of King Udayana and Princess Vasavadatta was very well known in ancient India. This popular story was re-echoed in Pali and Prakrit literature. In Dhamma-pada-atthakatha 95th Century AD), on which the first story in this special issue is based, we get an elaborate account of the story of Vasavadatta and Udayana.
King Kusha and The Acrobat are two other stories included in the pali canon.