This set contains 71 volumes of the Amar Chitra Katha books, each of them featuring stories from Indian mythology and ancient texts like The Bhagavat Gita, The Ramayana, The Mahabharata, and the puranas. They feature sages, warriors, god, and goddesses.
This set contains tales of devas like Surya and Indra, and stories like The Churning of the Oceans. Tales from the Ramayana and Mahabharata also feature in this collection, as do stories of Arjuna and Harishchandra, which are meant to be inspirational. Women-centric stories like tales of Draupadi, the warrior goddess Durga, and Savitri are also a part of the collections, as are the doings and lives of characters like Yudhishthira and Karna, Abhimanyu and Bheema, Drona, Bheeshma, and Ghatotkacha. It has stories of sages like Narada and Vishwamitra and also stories that praise the virtues of anti-heroes like Ravana. Nala Dhamayanthi, a story of a king and queen who weather extreme hardship and misfortune and triumph over them thanks to their values and goodness of character is a part of this compilation. Alternatively, it also has tales of people who were initially virtuous and then lost their principle due to the ill-effects of power, like the story of King Nahusha. Excerpts from the Upanishads and characters like the ideal disciples, Uttanka and Aruni are also a part of this set. Retellings of the story of Krishna and of devotees like Prahlada and Sudama are provided in this collection, as is a one-volume retelling of the Mahabharata.
The Complete Mythology Collection (Set of 73 Titles) (Amar Chitra Katha) was published in 2010 by Amar Chitra Katha Private Limited. This is the first edition and is available in paperback.
- The set contains two bonus issues, Valmiki’s Ramayana and Dasha Avatar.