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EPIPHANY

Mayilamma is the kindest person in Gauri’s world. She is also her best friend.

The neighbourhood doesn’t approve of her befriending the daily labourer whom everyone considers slightly dotty (as she talks to animals and keeps food in small leaves and old cracked pots all around her house for them). Gauri never pays heed and always finds time to visit Mayilamma’s house…

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The impurity of ‘otherness’

Thirsty winds floundering about and transporting dust to and fro from one forehead to another. A boy no less sweaty than his friend stands in front of a bookshop naively contemplating the cost of their future. “This is only a hundred and fifty. This is just not enough” complains Shivam. The taller of the two, Amaam explains…

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Nine Days

For me, it was those nine days starting the 9th of March 2017. It was right after I discovered that my unborn baby has a chance for Down syndrome. During the scan, they couldn’t find the ‘nasal bone’ of my baby. That was a powerful marker for Downs syndrome.

“Is there anyways to find out for sure?” I asked the gynecologist. My voice was uncharacteristically cold…

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Inspitales by Category

Paint A Smile

By |February 29th, 2020|Inspiring Story, Love, People|

My friends were making plans for a weekend party and I was sitting there with my arms and legs crossed, trying to make up excuses in my mind. My best friend’s wedding was about to take place and I didn’t [...]

टूटती बेड़ियाँ

By |April 18th, 2020|Inspiring Story, Love|

“प्रीति....प्रीति, अरे ! सुनो तो ज़रा कहाँ हो ? इधर आना तो प्लीज़।“ “क्या हुआ रजत ! क्यों चीख रहे हो ?” रसोईघर से भाग कर आती हुई प्रीति ने हाथ साफ कर कपड़ा टेबल पर रखते हुए पूछा। “देखो [...]

Vagitus

By |February 19th, 2020|Inspiring Story, People|

Sure, you can google the title later. ... Joshua squeezed into the space between the clothes spread out on his bed and stared into his laptop, settled comfortably among the dated Zomato boxes on his table. Joshua.Earphones.Laptop. Too familiar to [...]

कोई वक़्त को रोक लेता

By |February 19th, 2020|Inspiring Story|

कितनी अजीब बात है न,कि हम लोग सच्चे प्यार को ढूंढते-ढूंढते सायद अपनी पूरी उम्र निकाल देते हैं । हम लोग सही गलत का फर्क ही पता करते रह जाते है ,... वाकई ये वक़्त कितना बड़ा खिलाड़ी है ,... [...]

ईश्वर का अद्भुत उपहार

By |February 19th, 2020|Inspiring Story, People|

तापमान तो पहले ही दस डिग्री सेल्सियस के नीचे था, तो ठंड कुछ कम तो नहीं थी | और रात में बहुत  जोर से दो  लहरा पानी का आया, ऊपर से सुबह-सुबह की पछुआ हवा, कोहरा तो इतना घना था [...]

Motichoor laddus and kheer

By |February 15th, 2020|Inspiring Story, Love, People|

  He knew that if he didn’t hurry, his friends would leave without him. Quickly drying his hair with the towel, Farhan ran towards his freshly-ironed white kurta placed on the bed. Even though it was brand new, it looked [...]

My Senior

By |February 11th, 2020|Inspiring Story|

In my college, i saw a student who was very intelligent. But, never respected due to his financial condition. He was from very poor family. He had one pair of shoes, which were torn. [...]

An Unsung Hero

By |February 17th, 2020|Inspiring Story|

 September 5th, 1999 "Tomorrow everyone should speak on the topic 'My inspiration' for a minute." the teacher said and left the class.  As soon as the last bell rang, I ran back home and started writing my speech. Until then [...]

THE POSSIBILITY

By |February 19th, 2020|Education, Inspiring Story, People|

It’s the last day of her annual exam. The boys are dispersing happily to their friends’ for lunch. Tenth grade, the foundation of most lives. Girls are giggling as they plan about a movie tomorrow. 'Hey, are you coming or [...]

Jhoom

By |February 17th, 2020|Inspiring Story|

It is the end of another rehearsal at the dance studio. Students are leaving the floor for the day as Peter, a jolly old man of 65, slowly walks in; wearing a dangling dungaree and a worn-out golf cap with [...]

Half Full, Half Empty

By |February 19th, 2020|Inspiring Story, People|

It was an unusual sight as Captain Balwinder Singh walked in. The briefing room was filled with an utterly silent yet brave souls of Flight attendants and unusual crew members whose lives were normal like anyone else, just an hour [...]

ABBY AND I

By |February 17th, 2020|Inspiring Story|

Hello, I'm glad you're here. I'm going to tell you a story of someone I love, of someone I hangout with all the time. This is the story of Abby and I. A cold evening, I walk into Abby's room. [...]

Journey of failure

By |February 13th, 2020|Inspiring Story|

A boy who topped the school and college as well & decided to go in commerce stream called CA. After joining the course he started the classes, still he failed to crack the entrance exam & face his life's first [...]

THIRD FATHER

By |February 11th, 2020|Inspiring Story, Love, People|

The wind had started roaring last night and still blowing all the leaves away. Trees turned almost naked. The bloody rainy wind. Many stray dogs were finding shelter last night and were grateful that I gave them. I set up [...]

The Fortune Puller

By |February 5th, 2020|Inspiring Story|

It was another late, summer afternoon. Another hectic day in college. The Sun was blazing right on my face as I wiped off sweat from my face. I was longing for the comfort of my home and pretty much dreaming [...]

What the heart wants

By |February 11th, 2020|Inspiring Story|

It was a beautiful Spring day in Kolkata. Rohini Banerjee was standing in the Golpark bus-stop. Buses came and went, busy commuters pushed her a few times, but she didn’t feel perturbed. In fact, she didn’t feel anything at all. [...]

Atulniye

By |February 5th, 2020|Inspiring Story|

A story of a transgender , named kalki who was pursuing her graduate degree. One fine day coming back from coaching classes she felt to pee but due to locked female washroom she decided to use male washroom. The guy [...]

Destiny

By |June 27th, 2019|People|

“Can you come for an interview tomorrow?” for some it might seem like just another interview call, however, for me, it was a moment of joy, an opportunity, a chance of survival, that’s what it sounded to me, the reason [...]

The Dog Who Lived

By |February 17th, 2020|Inspiring Story, People|

I rush to the window hearing dog shrieks so loud, shrill and painful that I didn’t realise when tears welled up in my eyes. In an instant a wobbling puppy comes out from under the car when the owner of [...]

Half Full, Half Empty

By |February 19th, 2020|Inspiring Story, People|

It was an unusual sight as Captain Balwinder Singh walked in. The briefing room was filled with an utterly silent yet brave souls of Flight attendants and unusual crew members whose lives were normal like anyone else, just an hour [...]

A throwback day!

By |February 7th, 2020|People|

The year 2008 was an unforgettable year in my life. I left my siblings to live with my mom. My mom was searching for a job then, in one of the biggest cities of Tamil Nadu. On a hot summer [...]

Paint A Smile

By |February 29th, 2020|Inspiring Story, Love, People|

My friends were making plans for a weekend party and I was sitting there with my arms and legs crossed, trying to make up excuses in my mind. My best friend’s wedding was about to take place and I didn’t [...]

Nothing

By |February 22nd, 2020|Love, People|

I just starred at him that night, sitting on the couch next to me. When I got that thought, I wasn't even sure whether I should do that to him, me or more importantly us. I so wanted to take [...]

GRAHA – The human perception

By |February 10th, 2020|Inspiring Story, People|

GRAHA (The perception) PROMPT: Graha is all about a guy who has a super natural power of understanding things which happened in the past and will happen in future by making a wink over the situation in his surroundings. The [...]

Importance of life

By |February 11th, 2020|Love, People|

In time and dimension....   the pole star I have completed my post graduation and PhD from Harvard university. Physics was always my subject of love. I was always working and working and working …… I was basically a geek [...]

फोन होल्ड पे है!!

By |February 22nd, 2020|Inspiring Story, Love, People|

        शादी एक ऐसा सुंदर वचन जो दो लोग मिलकर निभाते हैं. साथ में बढ़ते हुए एक दूसरे को संभालने का वचन," सुबह होते ही हर दिन, हर रोज, पूरी जिंदगी एक ही इंसान के प्यार में [...]

A Walk of Dignity!

By |February 7th, 2020|Inspiring Story, People|

8:30 a.m. sharp, I leave my hostel and start walking down the lane to reach the metro station. A lane which is sometimes too clumsy in rain because of which one has to hop, to cross the pool or sometimes [...]

Daring Greatly

By |February 14th, 2020|People|

  How can you say that you have truly dared greatly, at least once in your life? I can count in just one hand the times that I did.   Each one of us have our own definition of daring [...]

My Best Friend

By |February 29th, 2020|Inspiring Story, People|

Being a social butterfly was always cool and I was aspiring to be one, I still aspire to be one. During my school days I was an introvert, but then at the age of fourteen I wanted nothing but to [...]

Goals and YOU

By |February 10th, 2020|Education, Inspiring Story, Love, People|

"Were they born smart? I'm sure they must be from a good background." Does that actually matter? Does anything in this world matter? If only I could be as bold and charming as that person is, if only I could [...]

Shobhabazar Metro

By |February 19th, 2020|Love, People|

Agla station Shobhabazar Sutanuti…platform dayi taraf…next station is Shobhabazar Sutanuti the platform is on the right side … Vinita ne achanak se dekha ki ek ladki metro k usi compartment me chadhi jisme wo thi..wo uske taraf harbarahat me badhne [...]

Introduction and Random Nice Strangers

By |July 21st, 2019|People|

  Hello! First of all, I would just like to introduce myself. My name is Catherine “Cathy” Roque from the Republic of the Philippines. I’m already a working professional; I have almost 9 active jobs from all over the world. [...]

It’s time for a favour!

By |February 6th, 2020|People|

I see various things that are going on everywhere I see people, their shoes, the way they talk, the sass behind their back & their looks behind those in their good books. They speak about something but they consider things [...]

THE MUMBAI JOURNEY

By |February 19th, 2020|Education, Inspiring Story, People|

As I walked with pride, across the fancy sliding doors and into the world-class airport, I was in awe of the beauty and grandeur of the Indo-Western architecture. I heaved a sense of relief. Five years done and dusted I [...]

What Is Life?

By |February 21st, 2020|Inspiring Story, People|

What is life? Each one of us have a different perception on what life is! To start with, I grew up in an independent home till I completed my schooling. Later we, myself, my sister, parents and grand-mom, moved to [...]

ईश्वर का अद्भुत उपहार

By |February 19th, 2020|Inspiring Story, People|

तापमान तो पहले ही दस डिग्री सेल्सियस के नीचे था, तो ठंड कुछ कम तो नहीं थी | और रात में बहुत  जोर से दो  लहरा पानी का आया, ऊपर से सुबह-सुबह की पछुआ हवा, कोहरा तो इतना घना था [...]

Window of my Heart

By |February 13th, 2020|Education, Inspiring Story, People|

”Ordinary life?-Slicing Potato, making tea, removing mobile from the charger, folding the hands in front of God, taking the same footwear from the shelf, Booking gas cylinder, checking letterbox, catching the train, surfing on the internet and reaching on the [...]

The gift

By |February 17th, 2020|Inspiring Story, Sports|

Have you ever imagined a gift can change someone's life ?....If not, then be ready to explore a life where you can be witness of changing people life with just a little effort to hold a relation, some happiness and [...]

The Dream of a Child

By |February 19th, 2020|Inspiring Story, Sports|

“Your love makes me strong. Your hate makes me unstoppable.” ~ Cristiano Ronaldo This is the story of a boy from the streets of Madeira, who now is the richest footballer in the world. Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro, was born [...]

A Tale of True Grit

By |February 17th, 2020|Inspiring Story, People, Sports|

  Sitting in her wheelchair, trying to understand why she was hit with such a huge dose of unfairness, Malathi felt that she heard a voice. “Listen, mother,” it seemed to whisper. It meant something, she knew. It had to. [...]

Next Time

By |June 7th, 2019|Sports|

The little girl waited for her turn to compete. Her pony stamped her foot, irritated at the flies buzzing restlessly through the warm up arena. Slowly, the little girl turned her head and looked over her shoulder, hoping her parents [...]

22 seconds

By |February 11th, 2020|Inspiring Story, Sports|

"Go Adavait ! Faster go -" this is all I could hear the further scream was inaudible as my head submerged inside the water. The nostrils were already doing their job by now forcing the air out of my lungs [...]

The Runner

By |February 18th, 2020|Inspiring Story, Sports|

Yash , a 23 year old boy is on the start mark of his 200m state running championship 2019 . He looks at the stands where his mother and friends are cheering for him with a look of gaze in [...]

I Breathe Football…

By |February 10th, 2020|Inspiring Story, Sports|

“To Follow Your Dreams, You’ve Got to Bend the Rules" It was yet another game week, two hours until the deadline for Fantasy Premier League. I was trying to finalize my captain for the week when my brother wanted to [...]

WILL

By |February 17th, 2020|Inspiring Story, Sports|

"Game. 3- Love". Even in the toughest sport like boxing there is always someone in your corner to guide and raise your spirit, but Tennis is the only sport where you are alone at your dugout. I know you are [...]

The Gift

By |February 14th, 2020|Inspiring Story, Sports|

Have you ever imagined a gift can change someone's life ?....If not, then be ready to explore a life where you can be witness of changing people life with just a little effort to hold a relation, some happiness and [...]

The House Husband

By |February 26th, 2020|Education, Inspiring Story, Love|

The House Husband “It’s my great pleasure to call our beloved Principal Mrs. Shovna Basu to the stage to say a few words on her last day at school today!” announced a seventeen-year old school girl with great enthusiasm as [...]

गरीब की बेटी

By |February 19th, 2020|Education, Inspiring Story, People|

ये कहानी है एक मोनिका नाम की लड़की का जिसने अपनी सपनों की कितनी मुश्किलों के बाद भी पूरा किया। मोनिका एक गरीब घर की लड़की थी । वो अपने माता पिता और एक छोटे भाई के साथ अपने गाने [...]

ज़मीन से फ़लक तक

By |February 29th, 2020|Education, Inspiring Story, People|

ज़मीन से फ़लक तक, एक गूँज सुनाई देती है। होंसलों की उड़ान की मन्ज़िल आसमाँ में दिखाई देती है। **************************************** लाखों की भीड़ और उसमें एक खामोशी थी, जैसे सिक्का भी गिरे तो आवाज़ आ जाये और फिर चारों तरफ [...]

बापू के आँसू

By |February 18th, 2020|Education, Inspiring Story, People|

बापू के आँसू शहर का महात्मा गाँधी चौराहा शहर के व्यस्ततम् चौराहो में आता हैं और आए दिन यह चर्चा में रहता हैं जिसका कारण हैं आए दिन होने वाली रोड़ रेज़ की और मारपीट की घटनाओं का होना।चौराहे के [...]

Mystery of Technology

By |February 19th, 2020|Education, Inspiring Story|

  Every morning Piyali, a news reporter joggs for thirty minutes in a garden near her house. Today, she finally decides to talk to the boy she has been observing from past three days sitting  on the same bench. “Hey” [...]

Broken vases

By |February 18th, 2020|Education, Inspiring Story|

It was a dark night. The clouds covered the sky. There weren't any twinkling stars, nor the beautiful moon visible. Raju sat in a corner of his thatched hut, amidst the broken pieces of the vases.  The snoring of his [...]

मोहब्बत का पैगाम

By |February 14th, 2020|Education, Inspiring Story, Love|

मोहब्बत का पैगाम " रेहान नाम का एक लड़का मिलों दूर झीलों के शहर में पढ़ाई करने आता हैं ! वो यहा युनिवर्सिटी की कॉलिज में पढता है मगर वो  हॉस्टल में नहीं रह कर किराये के रूम पर अपने [...]

Girl

By |February 13th, 2020|Education, Inspiring Story|

Who is a Girl? What does it take to be a Girl? Why it has become difficult for that girl to survive in this world.? What is the reason that the Girl which brings life has to suffer the most? [...]

ज़मीन से फ़लक तक

By |February 9th, 2020|Education, Inspiring Story, People|

ज़मीन से फ़लक तक, एक गूँज सुनाई देती है। होंसलों की उड़ान की मन्ज़िल आसमाँ में दिखाई देती है। **************************************** लाखों की भीड़ और उसमें एक खामोशी थी, जैसे सिक्का भी गिरे तो आवाज़ आ जाये और फिर चारों तरफ [...]

उड़ान सपनों की

By |February 18th, 2020|Education, Inspiring Story|

सुखी..ओ सुखी…सुबह के 5 बज गए हैं और अभी तक महारानी की तरह सो रही हैं | कड़कती आवाज में एक चालीस  वर्षीय महिला ने कहा | इतना सुनते  ही हड़बड़ाते हुए एक 22 साल की लड़की चारपाई से उतरी [...]

Window of my Heart

By |February 13th, 2020|Education, Inspiring Story, People|

”Ordinary life?-Slicing Potato, making tea, removing mobile from the charger, folding the hands in front of God, taking the same footwear from the shelf, Booking gas cylinder, checking letterbox, catching the train, surfing on the internet and reaching on the [...]

शून्य से प्रेम तक

By |February 19th, 2020|Education, Inspiring Story, Love, People, Uncategorized|

वह गुस्से में पैर पटकती हुई अंदर आई और बोली "ये क्या बकवास लिखा है तुमने कि ये दुनिया असली नहीं है , तुम्हे दर्द नहीं होता , तुम्हारे सपने नहीं हैं और हाँ ये शून्य क्या है , बहुत [...]

Valentine’s Day

By |February 19th, 2020|Love, People|

Hi Vikram.. Kaise ho….bhot dino baad tumhe mail kar rhi hoon. Happy valentine day, Kitne saal ho gye par jaise lagta hai kal ki hi baatein ho kal ki hi yaadein ho. School time [...]

LEHAR

By |February 14th, 2020|Inspiring Story, Love, People|

What will you say about a boy who at the age of 15 died with a smile on his face? He made his parents proud, his siblings love him even more while his peers [...]

Number two

By |February 11th, 2020|Love|

my mother opened the window. Twisting and adjusting myself with rays I woke up , compromising with my sleep. She was yelling at me . Here I stood dull and lazy bug . Work and I was two north poles [...]

Papa I Am a Fighter!

By |February 19th, 2020|Inspiring Story, Love, People|

“Papa is not doing well, ”mummy called nervously. My papa was suffering from chronic cirrhosis of the liver. He was down with fever and was delirious… this happens to people with chronic liver condition. I took a long breath and [...]

तेज़ाब 2

By |February 27th, 2020|Inspiring Story, Love|

ज़िन्दगी को जीने का शोख हो जिसे वो हर हाल में ज़िन्दगी के मुस्किलों से लड़ता है हवलदार महते नंदू के मां और पापा को लेकर गोपालगंज थाने गए , और दूसरी गाड़ी से इंस्पेक्टर राजेश जाधव भी [...]

Online. A Revenge Story

By |February 28th, 2020|Inspiring Story, Love, People|

This piece was originally submitted to Penmasters Administration Gawad Parangal Para Sa Mundo ng Literatura in which I got nominated as Most Promising Writer of 2019. But unfortunately, didn't win. This is my revenge story about one of my exes. [...]

Helen Of Mars

By |February 11th, 2020|Inspiring Story, Love|

Hi!  This is my entry for the short story writing  competition.please respond/confirm when you receive my entry. Title : Helen Of Mars The date is 28th October, the year 3019. It was on this day 11 year's back that the story's [...]

Just Hold On!

By |January 30th, 2020|Love|

"A picture I can connect  with.."   Facing a warm sunset, I portrayed a beautiful picture of us with my closed eyes. Every string of my heart played a song of harmony in the background like it was writing poetry [...]

What to Do ? Love beyond Limits

By |June 7th, 2019|Love|

I was seating at home, alone, waiting for the love of my life to return from her boutique, had a brief chat with my queen in the evening and she told me she was loaded with work at her boutique [...]

Goals and YOU

By |February 10th, 2020|Education, Inspiring Story, Love, People|

"Were they born smart? I'm sure they must be from a good background." Does that actually matter? Does anything in this world matter? If only I could be as bold and charming as that person is, if only I could [...]

Our love as inspiration

By |February 12th, 2020|Inspiring Story, Love|

Put your thoughts away and pack your books back. Aadarsh - my son lost his beloved  due to her (girl's) parents ideology about different castes .My son went through depression and he got failed in class 12 . He lost [...]

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My Lifeline…..

By |February 17th, 2020|Inspiring Story, Love|

Getting married is a different feeling all together. your whole life changes and you get a whole new world to discover. If you are lucky you get all the happiness and if you are not, then guys; you have to [...]

Story of a writer

By |February 17th, 2020|Love|

Haan mene bola tha kal ki wo mera akhiri post hoga, par kya karu usko is tarah badnaam karke jana mujhe sahi nahi laga, isliye mera akhiri post us shaks ke liye, jiske liye me likhta tha, kafi log usey [...]

Nothing

By |February 22nd, 2020|Love, People|

I just starred at him that night, sitting on the couch next to me. When I got that thought, I wasn't even sure whether I should do that to him, me or more importantly us. I so wanted to take [...]

The Spontaneous and the Planner

By |February 12th, 2020|Love, People|

Growing up and old in the rich and slightly wildered jigsaw valley, walled up by mighty hills, in the quietness of unending nature, jam-packed with towering trees, with the moody weather, sometimes in fury, sometimes in a breeze, Zoya used [...]

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Inspiring Stories

DIRECTION

By |February 19th, 2020|Inspiring Story|

                   PAGE 1    10002..All India Rank for medical postgraduate. So this is her fate , she exclaimed after going for one year drop ,to add [...]

A STORY UNTOLD

By |February 17th, 2020|Inspiring Story|

“Wear your flaws like a badge of honor”; this statement highly motivates me. I was diagnosed with BIPOLAR DISORDER 1 when I was in grade 12. A series of events happened which led to the onset of depression which later [...]

Platonic Love (Inspiring Ghost)

By |February 14th, 2020|Inspiring Story|

Ramesh and Shruti were childhood friends. They shared mutual joys and sorrows. Both of them loved being in the company of one another. Love is nothing but real friendship. Lovers are friends, maintaining their relationship forever. Ramesh, 16, had made [...]

Power of Words

By |February 12th, 2020|Inspiring Story, People|

POWER OF WORDS Once upon a time, there was a botanist named Dr. Mastana. He used to spend his day looking after the plants or doing some research works with the plants. He did various inventions. One day while he [...]

Déjà Vu

By |February 12th, 2020|Inspiring Story, Uncategorized|

Time travel. Who didn't know that it was impossible? At least as of then, it was. But one Sunday morning had me thinking. What if I could be the one to discover the secret? Why, the secret to time travel, [...]

हुनर के पंख

By |February 17th, 2020|Inspiring Story|

गीत, जिंदगी को खुशनुमा समझने वाली लड़की। गीत बाइस साल की थी जब उसके लिए रिश्ता आया। गीत , एक ऐसे परिवार से थी जहाँ लड़कियों की पढ़ाई के बाद शादी कर देना ही सही समझते थे। गीत अभी शादी [...]

Self-belief

By |February 12th, 2020|Inspiring Story|

There was a king who was about to face a battle from a neighbour king with 5 times stronger army. The king was worried. The Army General had already given up saying it is nearly impossible to win the battle [...]

Taani.

By |February 21st, 2020|Education, Inspiring Story, Love|

It was Wednesday morning, the clock was ticking 10 am I had already made breakfast for my husband , I was getting late I shouted as there was a chaos going on mind  "Today also she is late ,why she [...]

Teenage Love

By |February 6th, 2020|Inspiring Story|

Disclaimer: The names of characters in this story are kept anonymous for privacy reasons. I am writing this incident with additional assumptions of mine in an attempt to target/bring about a question in the minds of teenagers and the society. [...]

22 seconds

By |February 11th, 2020|Inspiring Story, Sports|

"Go Adavait ! Faster go -" this is all I could hear the further scream was inaudible as my head submerged inside the water. The nostrils were already doing their job by now forcing the air out of my lungs [...]

Mirror, Mirror on the Wall

By |February 13th, 2020|Inspiring Story, Love|

Yet another tiring morning, a screaming climate, and four naked walls surrounding her, forced Irene, the skinny individual, who had great symphonies of stories to share, to recall the most precious victory that had embraced her, her beautiful thirty year [...]

One Of A Kind

By |February 11th, 2020|Inspiring Story|

If a clairvoyant were to tell me that I’d learn the most eye-opening lesson of my life in a beauty parlour, I’d definitely scoff and snicker. However, life throws you a wicked curveball when you least expect it. A day [...]

Gauri- The Shining one

By |February 11th, 2020|Inspiring Story|

Born into a conservative Muslim family, Gauri had a traditional upbringing. Not only was she a beautiful girl, full of life and vigor. Her persona was contagious too. Being the youngest among eight siblings, she was the unprecedented darling of [...]

Rewriting our Fairytale

By |February 11th, 2020|Inspiring Story|

Once upon a time...that's how most of our life started. Our childhood filled with endless dreams and fantasies which was only fuelled by the fairy tales we read. Of happy endings and forever dream. But if we think about it, [...]

All Over Again

By |February 11th, 2020|Inspiring Story|

She opened her eyes. The intensity of her partial amnesia had come full circle and had converted to complete amnesia now. As she was trying hard to remember who’s and what’s of the life she had left behind the night [...]

The Elevator to Nowhere

By |February 21st, 2020|Inspiring Story, Love, People|

Humans believe in a million lies. The best lie that the mind and the heart are both conditioned to believe in is that an ordinary day is by default going to remain uneventful. When an unexpected horror strikes this mirror [...]

The Convert

By |February 17th, 2020|Inspiring Story|

There was this boy in the class who sat towards the end of the rows of the benches and hardly paid any attention to whatever was being taught in the class. I observed him for a day or two and [...]

my warrior

By |February 14th, 2020|Inspiring Story|

so I don't know how to start  its for the very first time I am writing something but I couldn't resist myself from writing it because the things I am writing should be known to this world . the people [...]

Jhoom

By |February 17th, 2020|Inspiring Story|

It is the end of another rehearsal at the dance studio. Students are leaving the floor for the day as Peter, a jolly old man of 65, slowly walks in; wearing a dangling dungaree and a worn-out golf cap with [...]

Picnic

By |February 17th, 2020|Inspiring Story|

  An old lady comes to the park where she often visits. She visits there with her son, daughter-in-law, and grandsons- Abhi and Manyu. Abhi questioned, "Why are we here, Grandma? I thought you want to wander to new places." [...]

Online. A Revenge Story

By |February 28th, 2020|Inspiring Story, Love, People|

This piece was originally submitted to Penmasters Administration Gawad Parangal Para Sa Mundo ng Literatura in which I got nominated as Most Promising Writer of 2019. But unfortunately, didn't win. This is my revenge story about one of my exes. [...]

Woke Up

By |February 14th, 2020|Inspiring Story|

Title : Woke Up Early morning birds are tweet and sing ,  warm sun lights just appeared on the window, he woke up on the bed and slowly rubs the hand and just touch his face , then open the [...]

The Car Cleaner

By |February 21st, 2020|Inspiring Story|

I was sobbing. I had given up on a maths question. I was throwing a tantrum, had broken a pencil and was lying on the bed. My father was very disturbed by observing my behavior. He came and sat beside [...]

I Can’t

By |February 26th, 2020|Inspiring Story|

The kid ,8 years old  cuteness running around the house  searching for something.Its  8 0 clock ,time for school  but he seems  not bothered about it.His mother stopped him and told him to get ready for school.he tells  her that [...]

This Miracle called Life

By |February 11th, 2020|Inspiring Story|

In the year of 2004, my class X results was pending. I was nervous and scared. My maternal uncle informed me that I had received compartmental in Math. Math was my personal ghost. I was broken and felt my world [...]

People

जगणं शिकवणारा प्रवास

By |February 11th, 2020|Inspiring Story, People|

  गड़हिंग्लज ते कोल्हापूर असा नॉन स्टॉप धडाडीचा प्रवास. धडाडीचा यासाठी की तब्बल पंच्याहत्तर मिनिटात वाटेतील खड्डे, स्पीड ब्रेकर ओलांडून, आम्हा शेवटच्या सीटवर बसलेल्या लोकांची हाडं वर खाली करून, मग हायवे ला जरा पाठीला शेक देऊन सुखरूप पोहचवले म्हणून. एक [...]

THIRD FATHER

By |February 11th, 2020|Inspiring Story, Love, People|

The wind had started roaring last night and still blowing all the leaves away. Trees turned almost naked. The bloody rainy wind. Many stray dogs were finding shelter last night and were grateful that I gave them. I set up [...]

TWO ROOMS

By |February 11th, 2020|Inspiring Story, People|

There is only one hanger hanging without the dress in a little girl's wardrobe. And that dress is worn by Sonal with a cute smile and eyes glance at the mirror. Just then her mother Preeti comes from behind wearing [...]

A lesson

By |February 7th, 2020|Inspiring Story, People|

Close all your books, pack your bags Sit down with your straight back Let me tell you a story Once there was a king And he decided to step up on the ring To fight with a hungry bull Possible [...]

THE LOST SOCK

By |February 7th, 2020|Inspiring Story, People|

  My father was a struggler in the 90s. Hailing from a middle class family was no piece of cake: a strict father, frugal lifestyle clashing with ambitious aspirations, business ideas vying for a place in a job oriented set [...]

संवेदना

By |February 5th, 2020|Inspiring Story, People|

हे पावसा, तू तरी थांब ना, नाही कुणी सोबती ना सखे संगती...||१|| जगण्याची हि व्यथा मी सांगू तरी कुणा... मी एकटाच तारलोय ह्या पुरामंधी..||२|| हे माणसा, नेमकं काय लिहू किंवा तुला काय सांगू मला कळत नाहीये, पण सध्या तुझ्यावर भलमोठ [...]

Daring Greatly

By |February 14th, 2020|People|

  How can you say that you have truly dared greatly, at least once in your life? I can count in just one hand the times that I did.   Each one of us have our own definition of daring [...]

this is life

By |February 19th, 2020|Inspiring Story, People, Uncategorized|

The most crowded area is the bus stand. Many people are there without any sake. Many children try to find out their childhood in small things like one salesman, a few darogas...buses and crowds. Their dreams skulk below that crowd [...]

The Spontaneous and the Planner

By |February 12th, 2020|Love, People|

Growing up and old in the rich and slightly wildered jigsaw valley, walled up by mighty hills, in the quietness of unending nature, jam-packed with towering trees, with the moody weather, sometimes in fury, sometimes in a breeze, Zoya used [...]

Half Full, Half Empty

By |February 19th, 2020|Inspiring Story, People|

It was an unusual sight as Captain Balwinder Singh walked in. The briefing room was filled with an utterly silent yet brave souls of Flight attendants and unusual crew members whose lives were normal like anyone else, just an hour [...]

A VOICE…unheard

By |February 17th, 2020|People, Uncategorized|

It was a night just a day before her life was put to an end before starting ,her death before birth.Well, this might be sounding illogical and incorrect but only the two persons are aware about the pain they are [...]

Birth Month Reflection

By |December 8th, 2020|Inspiring Story, People|

It’s Day 7 of December 2020. It's my month. I have a push and pull kind of relationship with birthdays and birth months. As you see, I used to love greeting people; incorporating something personal and as to my relationships [...]

Floris Bakker

By |February 6th, 2020|People|

"Floris Bakker is a very bad man." My wife Anna used to say. Yup, he was a bad man. He lended money to others for interest and send his goons to thrash them if they didn't payed back on time. [...]

Elaichi

By |February 11th, 2020|People|

Chalo aaj tumhe ek kahani sunata hu Elaichi ki dastaan uski zubaani sunata hu Bikhre daano ki ruhayi sunata hu Chhilke m band ek sachhai sunata hu Baat h 2014 ki. Tab m delhi m raha krta tha. October ki [...]

देवी

By |February 20th, 2020|Inspiring Story, People|

“जब मर जाऊँगी तब आइयो मैय्या । तुम काहे फिकर करोगी । हम तो पाये हुए हैं, जने थोड़ी न हैं ।“ सुरेशी एक हाथ में झाड़ू और दूजे हाथ में फ़ोन थामे बड़ी बिज़ी थी । बिटिया का कॉल [...]

It’s good to be good

By |June 7th, 2019|People|

Yesterday late afternoon, I walked passed a fruit vendor that caught my attention. He look quite old enough to retire. He has his intent attention over convincing people who walked passed him to buy some of his fruits. He is [...]

सुख

By |February 6th, 2020|People|

विचार करायला भाग पाडेल, अस काही आज झाल...। 😊 मी माझ्याच विचारात बस स्टॉप वर उभा होतो. बस आली मी बस मध्ये चढलो. माझ्या पाठोपाठ एक खुप वय्सक आजी आजोबा ही बस मध्ये चढले. बस तर एकदम गच्च भरलेली, गर्दी...।। [...]

Finding Myself

By |June 11th, 2019|People|

When one is accumulating their level of achievement, how is it measured? Usually achievement is measured by 'how much?' Thankfully, although a minority, not everyone sees achievement as materially how much, since they find meaning beyond the material. The debate [...]

मनू

By |February 14th, 2020|Inspiring Story, Love, People|

बालपणीतलं गाव म्हटलं कि आठवते ती शाळेला लागलेली उन्हाळी सुट्टी, कोकणकन्यातला प्रवास आणि महिनाभर तिथल्या हिरवळीत, तिथल्या मातीत घातलेला धुडगूस. साधारणपणे या वर्णनावरून तुम्हाला कळलंच असेल, कि मी कोकणातला आहे. अर्थात माझं गाव म्हणजे कोकणातल्या राजापूर तालुक्यातील लहानसा खेडेगाव - [...]

ज़मीन से फ़लक तक

By |February 29th, 2020|Education, Inspiring Story, People|

ज़मीन से फ़लक तक, एक गूँज सुनाई देती है। होंसलों की उड़ान की मन्ज़िल आसमाँ में दिखाई देती है। **************************************** लाखों की भीड़ और उसमें एक खामोशी थी, जैसे सिक्का भी गिरे तो आवाज़ आ जाये और फिर चारों तरफ [...]

Sports

The Runner

By |February 18th, 2020|Inspiring Story, Sports|

Yash , a 23 year old boy is on the start mark of his 200m state running championship 2019 . He looks at the stands where his mother and friends are cheering for him with a look of gaze in [...]

I Breathe Football…

By |February 10th, 2020|Inspiring Story, Sports|

“To Follow Your Dreams, You’ve Got to Bend the Rules" It was yet another game week, two hours until the deadline for Fantasy Premier League. I was trying to finalize my captain for the week when my brother wanted to [...]

A Tale of True Grit

By |February 17th, 2020|Inspiring Story, People, Sports|

  Sitting in her wheelchair, trying to understand why she was hit with such a huge dose of unfairness, Malathi felt that she heard a voice. “Listen, mother,” it seemed to whisper. It meant something, she knew. It had to. [...]

22 seconds

By |February 11th, 2020|Inspiring Story, Sports|

"Go Adavait ! Faster go -" this is all I could hear the further scream was inaudible as my head submerged inside the water. The nostrils were already doing their job by now forcing the air out of my lungs [...]

The Gift

By |February 14th, 2020|Inspiring Story, Sports|

Have you ever imagined a gift can change someone's life ?....If not, then be ready to explore a life where you can be witness of changing people life with just a little effort to hold a relation, some happiness and [...]

Next Time

By |June 7th, 2019|Sports|

The little girl waited for her turn to compete. Her pony stamped her foot, irritated at the flies buzzing restlessly through the warm up arena. Slowly, the little girl turned her head and looked over her shoulder, hoping her parents [...]

WILL

By |February 17th, 2020|Inspiring Story, Sports|

"Game. 3- Love". Even in the toughest sport like boxing there is always someone in your corner to guide and raise your spirit, but Tennis is the only sport where you are alone at your dugout. I know you are [...]

The gift

By |February 17th, 2020|Inspiring Story, Sports|

Have you ever imagined a gift can change someone's life ?....If not, then be ready to explore a life where you can be witness of changing people life with just a little effort to hold a relation, some happiness and [...]

The Dream of a Child

By |February 19th, 2020|Inspiring Story, Sports|

“Your love makes me strong. Your hate makes me unstoppable.” ~ Cristiano Ronaldo This is the story of a boy from the streets of Madeira, who now is the richest footballer in the world. Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro, was born [...]

Education

Taani.

By |February 21st, 2020|Education, Inspiring Story, Love|

It was Wednesday morning, the clock was ticking 10 am I had already made breakfast for my husband , I was getting late I shouted as there was a chaos going on mind  "Today also she is late ,why she [...]

The Reminiscent Ride

By |February 19th, 2020|Education, Inspiring Story, People|

As the raindrops trickled down the windowpane, Parimal stared outside the moving train. Just as a mother soothes her crying child, Parimal also felt that same swaying motion. Although he knew why it happened, after all, he was a certified [...]

गरीब की बेटी

By |February 19th, 2020|Education, Inspiring Story, People|

ये कहानी है एक मोनिका नाम की लड़की का जिसने अपनी सपनों की कितनी मुश्किलों के बाद भी पूरा किया। मोनिका एक गरीब घर की लड़की थी । वो अपने माता पिता और एक छोटे भाई के साथ अपने गाने [...]

Boredom

By |February 11th, 2020|Education, Inspiring Story, Love, People, Uncategorized|

When boredom strikes creativity takes over. After sending her daughter to school,Zyra started preparing breakfast for her husband and her parent in laws, they were still asleep,so after preparing breakfast she prepared lunch as her husband and father-in-law took lunch [...]

बापू के आँसू

By |February 18th, 2020|Education, Inspiring Story, People|

बापू के आँसू शहर का महात्मा गाँधी चौराहा शहर के व्यस्ततम् चौराहो में आता हैं और आए दिन यह चर्चा में रहता हैं जिसका कारण हैं आए दिन होने वाली रोड़ रेज़ की और मारपीट की घटनाओं का होना।चौराहे के [...]

The House Husband

By |February 26th, 2020|Education, Inspiring Story, Love|

The House Husband “It’s my great pleasure to call our beloved Principal Mrs. Shovna Basu to the stage to say a few words on her last day at school today!” announced a seventeen-year old school girl with great enthusiasm as [...]

The Dawn

By |February 5th, 2020|Education, Inspiring Story|

Another dawn with new hope and opportunities. The beautiful, well planned coastal town begins it's day. Sunrises from the sea, spreading it's golden radiance that shines all over the cloudy sky and on the gliding waves of the sea that [...]

Hard work never fails.

By |February 18th, 2020|Education, Inspiring Story|

A young girl with a bag full of homemade food, her favorite dresses and endless blessings of her parents and beloved grandmother, had just moved to Ahmedabad. The college which she dreamt of studying in had sent their acceptance a [...]

THE POSSIBILITY

By |February 19th, 2020|Education, Inspiring Story, People|

It’s the last day of her annual exam. The boys are dispersing happily to their friends’ for lunch. Tenth grade, the foundation of most lives. Girls are giggling as they plan about a movie tomorrow. 'Hey, are you coming or [...]

ज़मीन से फ़लक तक

By |February 29th, 2020|Education, Inspiring Story, People|

ज़मीन से फ़लक तक, एक गूँज सुनाई देती है। होंसलों की उड़ान की मन्ज़िल आसमाँ में दिखाई देती है। **************************************** लाखों की भीड़ और उसमें एक खामोशी थी, जैसे सिक्का भी गिरे तो आवाज़ आ जाये और फिर चारों तरफ [...]

Mystery of Technology

By |February 19th, 2020|Education, Inspiring Story|

  Every morning Piyali, a news reporter joggs for thirty minutes in a garden near her house. Today, she finally decides to talk to the boy she has been observing from past three days sitting  on the same bench. “Hey” [...]

Educate Me

By |February 26th, 2020|Education, Inspiring Story|

Girish, a young college going boy of age 21 entered in slum house, based at sandurst road, Mumbai(girish was very pleased to see such a small house) he found one woman there and says, "Savita ji Namaste" "Namaste." She, thinking [...]

School kid to me

By |February 17th, 2020|Education, Inspiring Story|

2006,. Yes, there they come the summer holidays after all, we gave up our brains to exporter as well known “exams”. As a kid of 13, I already geared up my imagination of how I would spend my each day, [...]

Broken vases

By |February 18th, 2020|Education, Inspiring Story|

It was a dark night. The clouds covered the sky. There weren't any twinkling stars, nor the beautiful moon visible. Raju sat in a corner of his thatched hut, amidst the broken pieces of the vases.  The snoring of his [...]

ज़मीन से फ़लक तक

By |February 9th, 2020|Education, Inspiring Story, People|

ज़मीन से फ़लक तक, एक गूँज सुनाई देती है। होंसलों की उड़ान की मन्ज़िल आसमाँ में दिखाई देती है। **************************************** लाखों की भीड़ और उसमें एक खामोशी थी, जैसे सिक्का भी गिरे तो आवाज़ आ जाये और फिर चारों तरफ [...]

जीवन का सत्य

By |February 14th, 2020|Education, Inspiring Story|

आज मैं बहुत खुश था| मैंने वो सब पा लिया था, जिसके लिए मैंने गृहस्थ जीवन का परित्याग किया था| शायद मैं आज खुद को दुनिया का सबसे खुशनसीब व्यक्ति मान रहा था,और माँनू [...]

Love

खास मौका

By |February 17th, 2020|Inspiring Story, Love|

अभी अभी लौटा हूं वापस, आंखें बहुत जल रही है।।पता नहीं जल रही है या दुख रही हैं ? आराम कुर्सी पर लेटा, जबरदस्ती आंख बंद करने की कोशिश की तो दर्द के छोटे छोटे तीर से चुभे आंखों में... [...]

MAA

By |February 11th, 2020|Inspiring Story, Love|

Ek maa apne bachon k liye sab s badi inspiration hoti h wo hamesha apne bachon ko kuch naya sikhati. Mery maa mery inspiration h isliye nhi ki wo bohot badi post p h y fir wo bohot famous h [...]

His story

By |February 19th, 2020|Love|

Me : Tell me something about your love story!! Lover: Next month it's our two year anniversary(officially ). But unofficially, I don't know. Our love is like an iceberg, a lot part of it was deep in my heart for [...]

EPIPHANY

By |February 17th, 2020|Inspiring Story, Love, People|

Mayilamma is the kindest person in Gauri’s world. She is also her best friend. The neighbourhood doesn’t approve of her befriending the daily labourer whom everyone considers slightly dotty (as she talks to animals and keeps food in small [...]

Valentine’s Day

By |February 19th, 2020|Love, People|

Hi Vikram.. Kaise ho….bhot dino baad tumhe mail kar rhi hoon. Happy valentine day, Kitne saal ho gye par jaise lagta hai kal ki hi baatein ho kal ki hi yaadein ho. School time [...]

Broken

By |February 5th, 2020|Love, People, Uncategorized|

Whether it’s an answer or question Broken remains broken. It cann’t be fixed unless.. Naah.. U just can’t fix it properly even if you tried your thousands time best still there’s something broken left and that broken have impact, a [...]

You are enough for me …

By |February 19th, 2020|Love, People|

Each missed period was celebrated with subdued fear. Each home-pregnancy-test-strip was bought with an anxious hope. Checkups and needles were our everyday story. We both so wanted to have a child, our own child, that we were ready to challenge [...]

Hang On Love

By |February 17th, 2020|Inspiring Story, Love|

    She picked up the fruit; the apple looked wet. Horror creeped in her, when she realized, that it was a cricket ball covered in blood. Surinder Kaur was returning from the Gurudwara, after praying her heart out through [...]

SUPERHERO

By |February 21st, 2020|Inspiring Story, Love, People|

SUPER HERO Moon looked so magnificent amidst the cluster of stars and street lights joined the crew,pointing the light on the deepest secrets of the otherwise perfect world.The sound of the footsteps came closer,two shadows emerged from the dark to [...]

Nothing

By |February 22nd, 2020|Love, People|

I just starred at him that night, sitting on the couch next to me. When I got that thought, I wasn't even sure whether I should do that to him, me or more importantly us. I so wanted to take [...]

To the Guy I Liked Since 2016

By |March 3rd, 2021|Love, People|

To the guy I liked since twenty sixteen. Twenty sixteen is the year we matched on Tinder. I can’t anymore remember the exact month and day as I lost my first neon orange pink Huawei mobile phone under the sea [...]

THIRD FATHER

By |February 11th, 2020|Inspiring Story, Love, People|

The wind had started roaring last night and still blowing all the leaves away. Trees turned almost naked. The bloody rainy wind. Many stray dogs were finding shelter last night and were grateful that I gave them. I set up [...]

AIR

By |February 13th, 2020|Inspiring Story, Love|

AIR She put her fingers on the nose and felt the air against them. She could hear her breath, feel her breath, feel the struggle of her lungs. Her eyes moved up and she saw him. He was reluctantly carrying [...]

परम सृजन

By |February 26th, 2020|Inspiring Story, Love, People|

परम सृजन  उनकी शादी को लगभग 10 साल हो चुके हैं एक खुशहाल परिवार एक खुशहाल जिंदगी है और उसमें कहीं भी कोई तनाव नहीं है कोई द्वेष नहीं है ना ही कोई इच्छा शेष है और बेहद संजीदगी से [...]

Boredom

By |February 11th, 2020|Education, Inspiring Story, Love, People, Uncategorized|

When boredom strikes creativity takes over. After sending her daughter to school,Zyra started preparing breakfast for her husband and her parent in laws, they were still asleep,so after preparing breakfast she prepared lunch as her husband and father-in-law took lunch [...]

मनू

By |February 17th, 2020|Inspiring Story, Love, People|

बालपणीतलं गाव म्हटलं कि आठवते ती शाळेला लागलेली उन्हाळी सुट्टी, कोकणकन्यातला प्रवास आणि महिनाभर तिथल्या हिरवळीत, तिथल्या मातीत घातलेला धुडगूस. साधारणपणे या वर्णनावरून तुम्हाला कळलंच असेल, कि मी कोकणातला आहे. अर्थात माझं गाव म्हणजे कोकणातल्या राजापूर तालुक्यातील लहानसा खेडेगाव - [...]

SMILE

By |February 19th, 2020|Inspiring Story, Love, People|

A sound of bell always echoed through the city every morning louder than the rooster’s crow. Raising up an army of men, a call for duty for machines and people working together. I had a dream to grow old and [...]

देवाशा

By |February 26th, 2020|Inspiring Story, Love, People|

...अरे आशा! जल्दी तैयार हो जाओ, हमें कहीं जाना है । "कहीं जाना है?" "किधर?" किसी की शादी है, बस जल्दी से सादे परन्तु थोड़े अच्छे से कपडे पहन लो और चलो। "चलिए, हम तैयार हैं "। शादी में पहुंचे [...]

Story of a writer

By |February 17th, 2020|Love|

Haan mene bola tha kal ki wo mera akhiri post hoga, par kya karu usko is tarah badnaam karke jana mujhe sahi nahi laga, isliye mera akhiri post us shaks ke liye, jiske liye me likhta tha, kafi log usey [...]