Tag: light

Quiet Flows the Invisible River …

They were three sisters – the Pure One, the Wise One and the Beauteous One. For thousands of years, they have lived in their essence of playfulness. Each representing a river, flowing never too far from each other. Their play determined the destinies of… Continue Reading “Quiet Flows the Invisible River …”

Back from the Brink

Rasbihari waited in a dark area by the riverside. It was Diwali festival night, and like the rest of city, the flight of steps leading down to Ganga river were lit up by thousands of lamps, making the atmosphere surreal and magical. One of… Continue Reading “Back from the Brink”

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”

A Fair Exchange

The boatman waited patiently for his passengers to get on his little wooden boat – they were three – a young boy with a goat and a hen, which he had purchased from the weekly village bazaar. As soon as the boatman started peddling… Continue Reading “A Fair Exchange”

Three Faces of Life

Crafted with loving care from the same clay by a potter, three earthen lamps got separated soon after they were given the final touches of colour. The first was taken to a temple where it was placed before the deity, its flame lighting up… Continue Reading “Three Faces of Life”