The tales of King Vikram and vampire Betal have been a part of the treasury of Indian stories since centuries. While Vikram is entrusted with the task of getting Betal to a monk, the vampire is clever enough to tempt and compel the mighty king into speaking, so that he would fly back to his tree and escape the monk. This collection of Vikram and Betal stories brings before the young readers some of the most amazing tales ending with a moral.
About the Author:
Dr. Mona Gupta is the academic leader of the mental health and medicine program of the Women's Mental Health Program at Women's College Hospital, where she serves as a staff psychiatrist. She is a research scientist at the WCRI and a lecturer at the department of psychiatry of the University of Toronto.