By: Osamu Tezuka
The third volume of this epic graphic novel sends Siddhartha further into a world mired in pain and suffering. The journey to peace and enlightenment looms far but bright.
Prince Siddhartha quickly learns that the monk's path is covered in thorns and self abuses much more profound than shaving your head. His new companions Dhepa and Assaji accompany him to a plague-ridden town, ruled by the ravishing Visakha. On a differnt path filled with as many vagaries is Devadatta, an orphan who learns only that bad almost always gets worse.
Two strange cities, and dire prophecies...