Animated Jathaka Story

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Made by magicbit / Art / Robotics / IoT

About the project

Jathaka Stories are previous births of Gautama Buddha in both human and animal form which tech some life lessons. In this project we have host a Facebook live and get users comments to command characters in the story using servo motors attached to Magicbit (ESP32)

Project info

Items used in this project

Hardware components

Magicbit or ESP32 Magicbit or ESP32 x 1

Software apps and online services

Arduino Arduino

Hand tools and fabrication machines

Drill Drill x 1


Main characters in the story are demon live in the pond, group of monkeys and leader of the group which was an earlier life of lord Buddha according to the story. So we have get printouts and attached to the servos using lever mechanism. Then actuated servos according to the story . Neo Pixel LED used to light up the forest and changed color to red when demon comes out.
In this project Magicbit development board is used. But any Arduino board can be used without any issue

Schematics, diagrams and documents

Components and Connections



Just write your code to actuate characters. this code might not work for your setup


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