Graphic travelogue to create awareness on Buddhist past
The Economic Times
PTI May 20, 2015, 04.37PM IST
NEW DELHI: When Bharath Murthy, an FTII faculty and animation expert, set out on a pilgrimage with his wife to Buddhist historical sites in India and Nepal, he thought it would be a good way to talk about Buddhism through a travelogue.
Murthy who always wanted to write and draw a book-length comic says he did’nt find fiction ideas that were good enough.
Now with his journey through the ruins that mark the life of Buddha – the places he lived and taught and lands from where all traces of that past have almost disappeared – Murthy decided to pen a graphic travelogue.
Thus was born “The Vanished Path.” Replete with illustrations, it describes Buddhist sites and…
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