2, The Four EncountersGraphic Novel - 2006 | 1st pbk. ed.
This second volume of the fictional biography of Siddhartha, Gautama Buddha, covers his upbringing and early manhood. Unhappy with the injustice of the caste system, the prince leaves his life of luxury to find a way to fight it. He marries and fathers a child, but unable to live in his luxurious palace, he cuts off his hair and departs into the wilderness to become a monk.
Publisher: New York : Vertical, Inc., c2006.
Edition: 1st pbk. ed.
Characteristics: 411 pages : chiefly ill., map ; 21 cm.
Alternative Title: Four encounters