(Last Updated on : 13-12-2011)
Moksha is one of the most prominent contemporary Indian comics
published and distributed by Vimanika comics. The plot of Moksha is about Avasthya and Indi and their journey of exploring the truth that unites their soul, life and destiny. Moksha also includes 2 amongst the 8 Chiranjivins, who are considered immortals according to Hindu mythology, namely Lord Parashurama
and Lord Hanuman
. The series revolves around the fascinating tales of these two central characters who have experienced life in different ways and contain contrasting ideals and have differences in opinions.
Concept of Moksha
Lord Parashurama is the son of Rishi Jamadagni and is considered as the 6th incarnation of Lord Vishnu. Parashurama followed the path of ruthless punishment through aggression and violence. Lord Hanuman is the son of Marut and is the idol of patience and courage. Hanuman is the protector of truth and Dharma and is now an advocate of peace. The story of Moksha is set during the void between Treta Yuga
and Dwapara Yuga
. Lord Rama
, the prince of Ayodha
, had returned to his dwelling at Vaikunth. Lord Hanuman was rumoured to have disappeared, hidden in the Hindukush Mountains, engrossed in meditation. Lord Parshurama was also meditating in Mount Mahendhru and has attained peace within himself. All of the dark forces had been eliminated and all the beings around entire universe were in bliss, until evil arrived again with its full power.
There are more interesting characters that contribute to the development of the story and add depth and vivacious excitement to the Moksha series. A warrior, who was once betrayed, desires to avenge against entire humanity and destroy every obstacle that comes in his way. He is fully convinced that his actions are reasonable and justified. The story also includes an evil forgotten spirit that plans to corrupt the universe to complete and incomplete agenda.
Moksha revolves around the journey of the soul of every character who are trying to align themselves with the almighty and achieve completeness. The plot is further complicated by the arrival of a source of eternal wickedness which alters the course of universe.
The comics series is presented in a gripping plot depicted through narrative panels, graphic illustrations, exuberating colours and with international quality. The prime creators of the Moksha series include Dheeraj Verma and Arnab Das. The comics had won the Golden Cursor Award for Best Comic Book in 2009.