The Biography of Sakyamuni Buddha (English Comic)
Author: Venerable Master Hsing Yun
Artist: Mr Terry Lim
“I wrote The Biography of Sakyamuni Buddha for one and a half year and it was completed in 1955. Mr Terry Lim expressed his wish to present it in a cartoon version based the book. He spent seven months to complete the work and maintained the original content. It is a good alternative for reading.
I wish that the readers will be able to learn about the Buddha’s life and His teachings, and that we all can follow His footsteps to liberate ourselves. “ – Venerable Master Hsing Yun
The Biography of Sakyamuni Buddha – Comic has assisted many people who wish to understand more about Buddhism and the Buddha, but generally has lesser interest in reading the traditional forms of books, to gain a better understanding on the life of Sakyamuni Buddha. As the storyline and key information were expressed in visual images, this comic allows the readers to remember the content easier and motivates them to finish reading the book that they would otherwise not be able to finish. Some readers have also expressed their appreciation to this book for its contribution in being the first medium to bridge the gap between them and Buddhism.