Category: Soul Tales

Awaiting A Miracle

The sun had just set a little while ago and darkness had descended. The place was in the outskirts of the village so a few sheep could still be found lazing on the ground, yet to return home and join the flock who had… Continue Reading “Awaiting A Miracle”

Love’s Eternal Journey

He was sitting near the rocky outcrop watching the flock of sheep around him. If only his flock could understand he loved them so much that his heart shown with a golden light that was brighter than a thousand suns. The glow radiated it’s… Continue Reading “Love’s Eternal Journey”

The Realm Of Blue Shadows

The spectacular chariot raced through the path scattered with metal cores and blocks. In the realm of the Blue Shadows within the inner recesses of the earth, sunlight never reached, and the world looked very different from what it appeared above the earth.  The… Continue Reading “The Realm Of Blue Shadows”

Stepping Through The Sphere Of Light

The corridor is one of the longest in the palace, and it would always take me a little more time to reach the second last door. As I made my way to it, I passed a doctor and two nurses. The doctor looked sombre… Continue Reading “Stepping Through The Sphere Of Light”

The Chosen One

It seemed like an endless walk to her through the grey landscape. She was carrying a heavy burden, and not just the large rucksack she was dragging through the snow, too tired to carry on her back. But the load that weighed down her… Continue Reading “The Chosen One”

The Jasmine Trail

She stood on the little balcony, taking a deep breath. The moon was shining with a blue hue, in a clear summer night sky. There was something magical about tonight, but what was it? Ekanya wondered. Before moving to Mumbai, she had stood at… Continue Reading “The Jasmine Trail”

The Sacred Dance

It was the blast at a football stadium in Istanbul that turned Shams’ life upside down. Severely wounded in the attack, the 32-year-old well known fashion designer from one of the city’s illustrious families, took to the wheelchair after 40 days in the hospital.… Continue Reading “The Sacred Dance”

Thoughts Of A Sentient Being

The Shiva temple where I live, has been in a state of disrepair since last few decades, but continues to draw devotees. It was built many centuries ago by a Muslim prince for his favourite nanny, who happened to be a Hindu and an… Continue Reading “Thoughts Of A Sentient Being”

The Dragon’s Tail

Uttarakhand is a state in North India, known for its scenic beauty and the great Himalayas. A large segment of the state comprises of coniferous forests, meadows and valleys. A small section of the subtropical pine forests, have been known, since time immemorial, to… Continue Reading “The Dragon’s Tail”

Garden Of A Thousand Lotuses: A Fairy Tale

The Garden Of A Thousand Lotuses was once the playground of a prince and his consort. Today the place lies derelict and abandoned, but Chinima and her friends found it the perfect hideout to escape for a few hours in the afternoon, on their… Continue Reading “Garden Of A Thousand Lotuses: A Fairy Tale”