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Amar Chitra Katha : Ashoka
Author: Ram Charan

Publisher: Amar Chitra Katha
ISBN: na
Pages: 32
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Ashoka, published in 1973, is a comic book. It is the 536th book of the Amar Chitra Katha series.

Ashoka was the Emperor of the Maurya Dynasty, and he was headquartered in Magadha. He was a peerless warrior by nature, and fought numerous battles in his lifetime. However, his wife was a peace loving woman who wanted to lead a life of nonviolence and serenity.

Ashoka waged a lethal war, after which he realized that he should develop a peaceful and prosperous kingdom. He embraced Buddhism, and started to spread the message of universal love. He even sent off his children as Buddhist missionaries to other lands.

Ashoka is an informative, interesting, and entertaining comic book. Young readers will get to learn about the life of this great Emperor, from the time of his aggressive youth to his gradual transformation into a calm and nonviolent personality.
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