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Tag Archives: English Stories on Compromise

4th of July Funny Story: Extended family cook-out

4th of July Funny Short Story - Extended family cook-out

One year, Jim’s family was having the “extended family” 4th of July cookout at their home. One of the special treats that year was the lighting of the fireworks (Roman candles, bottle rockets, missile batteries, etc.) they had bought out of state (they’re illegal in their state, of course!) Just before they were to arrive, a cousin calls, saying their …

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Spirit of Diwali: Inspirational story of a Dhaba boy

Inspirational story of a Dhaba boy - Spirit of Diwali

Chandan put his hands on his ears trying to shut off the sounds. It was Diwali night. The entire city was lit up. Fire crackers were exploding everywhere. Chandan was lying on a dirty wooden bench in one corner of a dhaba in which he worked, trying to shut off the world and sleep. Diwali – the festival of lights …

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Krishna and Rukmini: Story Behind Wedding

Krishna and Rukmini: Story Behind the Wedding of Sri Krishna

Bheeshmaka, the king of Vidarbha had two children, Prince Rukmi and Princess Rukmini. Bheeshmaka had heard many stories of Krishna‘s valor and secretly wished him to be his son-in-law. He knew that it might not be possible as Kamsa’s father-in-law, Jarasandha, was their overlord and he was Krishna’s sworn enemy. Vidarbha is the eastern region of the Indian state of …

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Krishna Visits Mathura: Krishna’s Childhood Story

Krishna Visits Mathura: Lord Krishna's Childhood Story in English

Now stories about Krishna’s deeds spread far and wide. When Kamsa heard about Krishna, he was sure that Krishna was Devaki’s eight born child, born to destroy him. He, in turn, planned to invite Krishna to Mathura (Uttar Pradesh, India) and have him killed. He summoned an old minister by the name of Akrura and sent him to Gokul with …

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Krishna and Jarasandha: A Mahabharata Story

Krishna and Jarasandha - Bheema killed Jarasandha in wrestling match

King Brihadratha of Magadha (ancient Indian kingdom in southern Bihar) was married to the twin daughters of the King of Kashi. Brihadratha loved both his wives equally and had all the material joys of the world, but no son. This left him in a depressed state. The sage Chandakaushika visited his kingdom and Brihadratha served him with respect. Being pleased …

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Inspirational Story On Misunderstanding Between Friends

A Misunderstanding Between Friends

Amit and Nikhil were fast friends. Both were 11 years old and studied in class 6. Both the friends were helpful and caring. They always took care not to hurt each other’s feelings. Amit and Nikhil were popular for their friendship in the entire school. But there were few boys who were jealous of their friendship. Motu was one of …

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