Tag Archives: Motivational English Stories

Chanukah in the shadow of the inquisition: Chanukah Stories

Hanukkah Greetings

The House of Modiglia, importers of silks, was one of the famous business establishments in Seville, Spain. The two brothers Yaakov and Reuven del Modiglia had inherited it from their father, who received a special scroll from the king of Spain – praising him for his contribution to the development of overseas trade. Their widowed mother Donna Rachela del Modiglia …

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A Date With A Pelican: Animal Stories for Kids

A Date With A Pelican: Animal Stories for Kids

Cheeku was on cloud nine when his editor Mr. Bolu Bear asked him to get ready for an assignment on birds inhabiting North America. Cheeku worked as a Special Correspondent with the Jungle Times. This was his first trip to North America. Having packed his bag and baggage, he flew off to the place. While strolling beside a lake, he …

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Story on Size of Lord Ganesha Idol: My Ganesha

Wisdom Story About Size of Lord Ganesha's Idol: My Ganesha

“How imposing and magnificent is this idol of Lord Ganpati” little Rohan asked his mother without moving his eyes from the imposing statue of Lord Ganesha. “Yes of course son. It is indeed quite splendid” his mother Kamla answered while mopping the floor. “Oh mother at least give it a glance” little Rohan insisted. Kamla turned her head and looked at the idol with …

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Inspirational Story About Class Teacher making a difference: Incredibly Touching

Inspirational Story About Class Teachers making a difference - Incredibly Touching

Her name was Mrs. Thompson. As she stood in front of her 5th grade class on the very first day of school, she told the children a lie. Like most teachers, she looked at her students and said that she loved them all the same. But that was impossible, because there in the front row, slumped in his seat, was …

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Story of Tansen’s Music Teacher: Song of Songs

Tansen's Music Teacher

Slowly, gently, the exhausted musician laid his tanpura on the carpet. The exquisite strains of raag darbari still vibrated within the hall. Emperor Akbar looked up, his eyes lit with admiration. “Wonderful!” he said. “Superb! I listen to you every day, but I can’t seem to have enough!” Tansen bowed in silent gratitude. “I think you have the most wonderful …

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Janmashtami: Story of Lord Krishna’s birth

Janmashtami: Story of Lord Krishna's birth

Old King Ugrasena of Mathura (Uttar Pradesh, India) had two children, Prince Kamsa and Princess Devaki. While King Ugrasena was a good king, Prince Kamsa was a ruthless tyrant. Now Princess Devaki was to wed a nobleman named Vasudeva. Kamsa out of the love he bore for his sister decided to be the bride and groom’s charioteer for the day. …

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Three Ms for Freedom: Story of Young Freedom Fighters

India Independence Images, Struggle for Freedom Stock Photos

“Chandu wait. Let’s celebrate our victory,” Abdul requested. “I’ll just be back – I must tell Baba the news. It was his training that helped me win against the New English School Giants in the Kabaddi finals,” screamed Chandu. “I know, it was your stamina and speed that really worked,” Abdul said, “Thanks to Baba.” Chandu rushed home, “Baba, Baba! …

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