Tag: God

A Stranger Came One Night

The small community of eight families lived on the fringes of the forest. Their makeshift huts enclosed a long courtyard where the women folk chatted, the children played and the men practiced their craft. They were a community of snake charmers. The men would… Continue Reading “A Stranger Came One Night”

Light of the Brightest Moon

Most of his life Sugam has hid his face from people. He was 12 when a deadly disease left him with big pockmarks on his face, after which, he was afflicted with another skin ailment. He had to be forced to go to school… Continue Reading “Light of the Brightest Moon”

When Your Angels Cry

She ran along the beachThe little girl of sixHow she loved the feelOf her hair blowing in the wind She thought she was aloneBut she did not knowShe was always watched by fourHer Guardian Angels who loved her the most Through the mirror in… Continue Reading “When Your Angels Cry”

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”

The One Witness

They were walking along the shade of Ashoka and Pilu trees, near the banks of Yamuna river. The seven maidens of Braj were in a hurry. They were carrying water from the river for a sacred ceremony at the village headman’s house, where they… Continue Reading “The One Witness”

Temple of Nature

The river meandered through an inlet, cordoning it into a secluded hidden area. The dense foliage converting the vicinity into a world of green, as sunlight streaked in through the leaves from the surrounding trees. The water was also an exotic fluid carpet dotted… Continue Reading “Temple of Nature”

A Tale of the Afterlife

The tribe of Yohans took great pride in their traditions as most indigenous communities do. They lived in an interior segment of North East India and preferred seclusion from the other hill tribes in the region. One of the reasons for this has been… Continue Reading “A Tale of the Afterlife”

Miracle of Life

I am a miracle. Born without any effort, I sustain the life of every being on earth. I touch the heart and soul of every man, plant and animal. I am life itself. I am omniscient. Present everywhere, without me none can exist. Understand… Continue Reading “Miracle of Life”

Music of the Heart

Sanora was the only daughter of Radhabjai, a much respected mystic minstrel, who roamed around with his followers in the villages and mofussil towns in Bengal, singing songs in praise of God. The girl was an exceptional singer who had great devotion in her… Continue Reading “Music of the Heart”