Stories in English

Saved by the bell: Grandmother and Holi Sweets

Saved by the bell: Grandmother and Holi Sweets

With Holi coming up, Dadi (Grandmother) wants to start preparing the sweets but how can she without the right ingredients? Dadi had started dictating her list of items to be bought for Holi since last evening. “Who can match the flavor of mouth-watering dahi vadas and crispy golden gujhiyas prepared by Dadi?” said Garima excitedly. mom smiled in agreement. Dadi …

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Krishna & Syamantaka Gem: Lord Krishna Story

Krishna and Syamantaka Gem - Story of Lord krishna youth days

Satrajit, a nobleman of Dwarka, was a devotee of Surya, the Sun God. Surya being pleased with Satrajit’s devotion appeared before him and gifted him the Syamantaka gem. The Syamantaka gem’s specialty was that it could magically produce eight measures of gold a day. Satrajit became a really wealthy man. Krishna then approached Satrajit and told him that he should …

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The Day Mother Raised The Flag: Moral Story

The Day Mother Raised The Flag

On August 15, at the stroke of midnight, the Indian flag replaced the Union Jack of the British Empire. And millions of Indians went to sleep in a state of excitement. For, they would literally wake up in a free country. Among them was a five-year-old girl called Amrita Rangasami. She lived with four siblings and a young widowed mother, …

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The Cratchits’ Christmas Dinner: Charles Dickens

Charles Dickens Christmas Story: The Cratchits' Christmas Dinner

Scrooge and the Ghost of Christmas Present stood in the city streets on Christmas morning, where (for the weather was severe) the people made a rough but brisk and not unpleasant kind of music, in scraping the snow from the pavement in front of their dwellings, and from the tops of their houses, whence it was mad delight to the …

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Rimjhim And Pigeon’s Eggs: Wisdom Story

Rimjhim And Pigeon's Eggs: Wisdom Story

“Mamma – mamma” – Rimjhim was screaming from the balcony. Mrs. Sharma could feel the joy and surprise in her daughter’s voice. “What happened”? she almost ran to the balcony and saw Rimjhim standing around the birds. Rimjhim was merrily clapping with loud giggle. Mamma smiled and asked – “What happened dear? You look quite happy”. “Look at that mamma” …

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Bangles On The Ears: Radhika Raman Prasad

Radhika Raman Prasad Singh

“Kiran, what have you on your ears?” “Bangles,” she said pushing aside the wayward locks from her ears. “What? Bangles on your ears?” And he saw for himself the two bangles around her ears. “Yes. Where else shall I wear them?” Bangles On The Ears: Classic Story in English Kiran was still very innocent. Not innocent as the world knows …

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All in a row: Diyas light up more than just our homes

All in a row: Diyas light up more than just our homes

Pradeep decided that they would use electrical lights in multicolored to decorate the house for the festival. “How many days to Deepavali?” Pradeep asked his dad. “Four,” said Dad without looking up from the newspaper. “Oh… ho… we don’t have much time. We have to decorate the house with colorful electrical bulbs and multicolored string lights.” “I think it would …

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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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