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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

A day at the coffee house

By |February 22nd, 2020|Inspiring Story|

As I walked past the wind chimes ,I observed the wooden rustic photo frames that hung on the pastel coloured walls. Behind the partition wall, stood Anita. Anita, my true friend; somebody who's always been by my side and has [...]

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 [...]

Mili

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

"Akka, give me ten rupees" Came the voice of Sundari at the signal stop. Mili was jolted out of her reverie and looked at this person who invariably met her at least twice a day at this signal. Sundari had [...]

A STORY UNTOLD

By |February 12th, 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 [...]

Beyond Attachment

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

Sailing through plenty of heartfelt attachment ensued by sinking in the sea of genuine loss, Sheryl lastly reached a shore of peace, the shore beyond attachment, on her 31st solitary birthday. No. She wasn’t a philosopher as such. Infact not [...]

“I LEARNED FROM LIFE ITSELF”

By |February 18th, 2020|Inspiring Story|

Ever noticed the charm of moon? the glow of stars? and the beauty of this Universe? Ever felt that enormous mysteries lies in the skies, in the moon and stars. Ever tried to hear the voice of this Universe, connect [...]

Yes We Can!

By |February 20th, 2020|Inspiring Story|

Today I am going to tell you a superhero story; well she’s my superhero anyway. But I must warn you, this story is incomplete, it’s stuck at a point where all the superheroes need help from the people they are [...]

RUNNING WITH THE WINDS

By |February 16th, 2020|Inspiring Story|

I was at the banks of the Mississippi River, pondering over random thoughts and then my memories of my past awoke and I was reminded of the event that occurred on 18th January 2006 which changed everything for me and [...]

गलत को सही से मात।

By |February 5th, 2020|Inspiring Story|

सर! प्लीज़ आप एक बार और मेरी उत्तरपुस्तिका देख लें।मुझे लग रहा है मेरे अंक सही से नहीं जुड़े और कहीं कहीं ज्यादा कट गए हैं गलती से। विनोद सर - तुम मुझे मेरी गलती समझा रही हो शिक्षक तुम [...]

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, [...]

Discovering Meenakshi

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

‘Dear Supriya I am leaving The Sen Household.’ Supriya has recently become the daughter-in-law of Mrs Sen. She has married the only Son of the Sen Family. She is a journalist and has a very busy schedule similar to Arun, [...]

The Journey

By |February 15th, 2020|Inspiring Story, Uncategorized|

As I'm walking down the road, I realised how far I have come from the starting point. I have experienced so many good things and bad things, yet I'm not satisfied with the current state.  Wondering about the things to [...]

दहेज – “एक मौत”

By |February 17th, 2020|Inspiring Story|

दहेज़ - एक मौत  सुबह के 7  बज रहे थे और मैं बड़ी घूंघट लिए गाड़ी पर सवार हो गयी | गाना बज रहा था बाबुल की दुआएं लेती जा ,जा तुझको सुखी संसार मिले।वहां मौजूद सभी लोगो [...]

MY FOSTER ANGELS!

By |February 29th, 2020|Inspiring Story|

This is a story about an inspiring couple, a foster couple, who dedicated their lives to make someone else's life better. Love is easily the best force of nature which has the power to change, to heal to inspire. Giving [...]

द ट्रॅफिक वडापाव

By |February 22nd, 2020|Inspiring Story|

मुंबई म्हटलं कि डोळ्यासमोर दोन गोष्टी येतातचं. पहिली म्हणजे मुंबईची गर्दी आणि दुसरी गोष्ट म्हणजे वडापाव. इथे येणारा प्रत्येक व्यक्ती त्याची-त्याची स्वप्ने घेऊन फिरत असतो. कोणी झोपेपणी तर कोणी जागेपणी उघड्या डोळ्यांनी. तर या स्वप्नांना Push On करण्याचं काम करतो [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Vikas : My Wealth

By |February 19th, 2020|Inspiring Story|

The wealth of life becomes worth when you walk with full pockets. A 100rs printed with Mahatama Gandhi followed by governor’s sign makes paper, a legal exchange of money. This paper is very popular among the intelligent species on earth. [...]

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, [...]

THE SPILLED HONEY

By |February 11th, 2020|Inspiring Story|

" THE SPILLED HONEY " A story on addiction Written by ✒ Shivaani Ravichandran Once upon a time there lived a lovable family under the hills, their occupation was agriculture and cattle rearing. On every beautiful mornings they have their [...]

Teenage Thoughts

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

" Love in the air, joy in the surroundings, happiness among people, happens only in these stories. Real-life is far more boring ... ", said Asha as she finished her book. Asha is a simple, middle class, teen girl, who, [...]

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 [...]

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. [...]

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 [...]

रिहाई

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

बाहर गिरती बारिश के साथ ही सृष्टि के मन के भीतर भी कुछ भीग सा रहा था। आँसुओं को रोक कर काम निपटाने वो किचन की तरफ चल दी वरना गालियों की बौछार और ताने सुनने पड़ते हैं। रोहित के [...]

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 [...]

KILLING MYSELF

By |February 18th, 2020|People|

“Mummy and papa, I am fearing. I am going to appear for board exams this year and what if I didn’t score good? Will you be upset with me?” No answer from my parents and I understood that they are [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Rejection

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

Rejection - A short story Shruti opened her jewellery box to extract the shiny stone studded bangles that she had chosen for her varmala ceremony. They went perfectly with her peach lehnga adorned completely in zardosi. As she wore the [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 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 [...]

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 [...]

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? [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Sadhna

By |June 6th, 2019|Education|

My story beings in the 1970’s, when it was very uncommon for females to travel in a 5-coach local train from Vasai and go to Mumbai for a graduation degree. Born in a family of 8 siblings, I knew I [...]

Abortion

By |February 18th, 2020|Education|

"Every child is special", I wonder, how much of this phrase is true and holds applicability in our day-to-day life. Birth of a boy is considered as a moment of pride in Indian society, but why do I feel as [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

An Iota of Love

By |February 11th, 2020|Love|

The year is 2014, month is May, somewhere in the third week. Mimo just got admitted. He is due to undergo a spine surgery the next day. He is reserved- can't show his nervousness in front of a almost tearful [...]

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... [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

My wings -my grandparents

By |February 5th, 2020|Love|

I would like to share my story with you.I was born in nerul navi mumbai. Since childhood i got the most attention as i was the first child of our big muslim family. I got endless love. I stayed with [...]

Work of Love

By |February 7th, 2020|Love|

As I walked through a sunny beach one day! I saw a dog clasped tightly by a Women. I began reciting to myself "Get a life women". Then she suddenly turned towards me and I began to freak out! And [...]

A Second Chance

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

  You know the feeling of guilt? The one which makes you feel like a millstone has been tied around your neck and no matter how hard you try, you find yourself drowning into the massive ocean? You may feel [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 - [...]

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 [...]

The Last Quarrel

By |February 17th, 2020|Love|

On a sudden Sunday evening, you ended up at my place. I thought I would throw my tantrums and rage at you. But could not. You were looking so exhausted and sad. I intended to take your sorrow into the [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Photography

By |February 6th, 2020|Love|

It was during my summer vacation when i visited my granny's house.  Granny's house always remained my favorite place to visit. I was super excited to my granny.  After grandpa's death she lives alone with her pet cats. As i [...]

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 [...]

When I saw God in a Bar

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

Art should comfort the disturbed and disturb the comfortable.  If I had come across this line a decade ago, I would have been able to put a finger on what exactly happened to me then. Growing up in a joint [...]

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 [...]

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Inspiring Stories

The Unblessed Success

By |February 19th, 2020|Inspiring Story|

She stood in front of the mirror staring at her dusky skin and her de-shaped body. ‘It is so obvious that I am not lovable. I don’t look beautiful and I am no brilliant in studies too.’ This was the [...]

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. [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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” [...]

FLOATING HOPE

By |February 14th, 2020|Inspiring Story|

“And for lunch we will have crocodile...” Mong Dao had continued his monotonous monologue since the time I boarded his steamer. I felt an uncanny pull, the instant I had seen him earlier at the dock. His eyes have seen [...]

About the Hardest nut to crack!

By |February 19th, 2020|Inspiring Story|

From cooking her signature dishes to making us learn how to cook them ourselves, from being the strictest mother to our best Est jovial friend, from asking us to stay quiet and disciplined to laughing along with us whenever we [...]

Heera

By |February 19th, 2020|Inspiring Story|

Her life got sick when she married him. He was just a painter and nothing else.It was not how he treated her for he treated her well, it was the fact that she couldn't travel like her friends or own [...]

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 [...]

What it was……

By |February 17th, 2020|Inspiring Story|

A pair of bulbuls assembled a nest on a shrub in our lawn and laid eggs.With time, two chicks came out.Now the process of searching food and feeding the young birds started . Sometimes, it is the turn of male [...]

RUDRA- THE MOUNTAIN MAN

By |February 14th, 2020|Inspiring Story|

“So we start the climb for the day ” announced Yash, the trek leader. Shivanya stared at the mountain and the steep climb. “What was I thinking?” Shivanya wondered. “ I was in such a fairytale world! I thought Himalayan [...]

Coming Out

By |February 12th, 2020|Inspiring Story|

...It makes me feel like I am 8 again. It makes me feel that I should stop it, Last time I didn’t and it scared me. I wished I had pushed, resist, said ‘No!’ at least. I didn’t do anything. [...]

Fly high, Woman!

By |February 6th, 2020|Inspiring Story|

Asha was born to a family dedicated to the armed forces, right from her grandfather to her brother served in the Indian army. But when she expressed her desire to join the Indian Airforce and do her part of serving [...]

The Doorbell

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

“Ding-dong.” The ring of the doorbell shattered the silence of the house in the afternoon and jolted Neetu out of her melancholy stupor. It was a familiar ring as it had rung so many times earlier announcing something unsettling. Nearly [...]

Hope lives forever

By |February 5th, 2020|Inspiring Story|

The past 18 years has been nothing but an endless loop of hardship for Eliza. Wake-up, do the chores, go to school, get bullied & come back to her poverty ridden house just to see her alcoholic father beat up [...]

SCARRED, BUT NOT SCARED

By |February 19th, 2020|Inspiring Story|

*inspired from multiple real life incidents Nothing can beat the joy of reaching home, navigating through the chaotic traffic after a hard and hectic day. As I sank into the sofa, cradling a tray of self-made sandwiches and a mug [...]

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, [...]

गलत को सही से मात।

By |February 5th, 2020|Inspiring Story|

सर! प्लीज़ आप एक बार और मेरी उत्तरपुस्तिका देख लें।मुझे लग रहा है मेरे अंक सही से नहीं जुड़े और कहीं कहीं ज्यादा कट गए हैं गलती से। विनोद सर - तुम मुझे मेरी गलती समझा रही हो शिक्षक तुम [...]

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 [...]

People

Easter 2020. A Day I Realized that I’m…

By |April 21st, 2020|People|

  April 12, 2020. Easter Sunday. The last day of our Holy Week. The last day we practice our religious beliefs as Roman Catholics. The first time we experienced our Holy Week in ECQ (enhanced community quarantine) for COVID19 (coronavirus). [...]

Rejection

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

Rejection - A short story Shruti opened her jewellery box to extract the shiny stone studded bangles that she had chosen for her varmala ceremony. They went perfectly with her peach lehnga adorned completely in zardosi. As she wore the [...]

One lady

By |January 31st, 2020|Inspiring Story, Love, People|

Sunlight crossing window touching bed, green plants in balcony feeling fresh, birds are chirping all around the sky. Suman is sitting on her bed, reading, she is still amazed by yesterday's incident. She went to the market yesterday to buy [...]

The Gift.

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

In a village far away, obscured and hidden, nestled amidst hillocks various and verdant, there once lived a small community of tribal. Survived by supplies the nearby jungles made available, the community moved from one point to another, although always [...]

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. [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

I believe in YOU

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

'Mummaaaa!!!' she screamed at the top of her voice. 'where's my white top?' she continued. 'It's not ironed;wear something else.' her mom said. 'Urghh' she frowned. When she was all ready to leave her mom stopped her and strictly commanded [...]

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 [...]

“दृष्टिकोन”

By |February 6th, 2020|People, Uncategorized|

"अरे देवा, आला हा परत.", "अरे देवा, नेमका कुठे बाहेर निघायच्या वेळेलाच हा पाऊस कसा येतो.", "ऊन किती वाढलंय, कुठे बाहेरही जात येत नाही." असे शब्द अलगद आपल्या ओठातून निघतात. अशा अनेक तक्रारी बऱ्याचदा आपण नकळत स्वतः कडेच करत असतो. [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 - [...]

Insidious Relationship

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

PROLOGUE : It was an Inspiring Love Story of my Friend(Raju) which Relationship made Success after Struggling for his Love of Life Partner... The Story Begins with his past moments and memories which continued to Succed... I got up to know [...]

Sports

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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. [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Education

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Abortion

By |February 18th, 2020|Education|

"Every child is special", I wonder, how much of this phrase is true and holds applicability in our day-to-day life. Birth of a boy is considered as a moment of pride in Indian society, but why do I feel as [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Sadhna

By |June 6th, 2019|Education|

My story beings in the 1970’s, when it was very uncommon for females to travel in a 5-coach local train from Vasai and go to Mumbai for a graduation degree. Born in a family of 8 siblings, I knew I [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

IAS… ध्येय वेडा प्रवास…

By |February 15th, 2020|Education, Inspiring Story|

       19 मे 2001 चा तो दिवस.... एक सामान्य कुटुंबात मी जन्म घेतला, पण त्यांना अपेक्षा असते ती एक वंशाच्या दिव्याची. एक आई वडिलांसाठी तर त्यांचं मुल हे त्यांना प्रियच असत तसचं माझ्या आई वडिलांना सुध्दा माझ्या जन्माची [...]

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

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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Insha-allah

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

"manga jisko hamne tha vo shayad naseeb me na tha jiska bhi tha par mera na tha" just like every other girl i too had a love story which is way too different from others.is it either  love , a [...]

No goodbyes !

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

The college campus was overflooded with the excitement, of summer holidays, going back home, and an escape from that disgusting mess food , finally after completing our 1st year of graduation we were going home, what was their not 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 [...]

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 [...]

My one true love

By |February 26th, 2020|Love|

A beggar sitting on the streets with his begging bowl and a belly full of hunger won't understand the subtle taste of sweetness in a black forest pastry or the tangy spicy tickle to the tongue given by the nice [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

The real Devotee

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

A two stored apartment,in it's top floor on the table a mobile phone is ringing in a silent mode.People expected to take the call are in the kitchen now,the man of the house is busy to cut the vegetables on [...]

One lady

By |January 31st, 2020|Inspiring Story, Love, People|

Sunlight crossing window touching bed, green plants in balcony feeling fresh, birds are chirping all around the sky. Suman is sitting on her bed, reading, she is still amazed by yesterday's incident. She went to the market yesterday to buy [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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... [...]

The Last Quarrel

By |February 17th, 2020|Love|

On a sudden Sunday evening, you ended up at my place. I thought I would throw my tantrums and rage at you. But could not. You were looking so exhausted and sad. I intended to take your sorrow into the [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]