Tag Archives: English Stories on Helplessness

सच्ची दीपावली: गरीब की दिवाली पर हृदयविदारक कथा

सच्ची दीपावली: गरीब की दिवाली पर हृदयविदारक कथा

सच्ची दीपावली: गरीब की दिवाली – दीपावली का पर्व नजदीक आ रहा था और स्कूल में सभी बच्चों के मन में मानों खुशियों के पंख लग गए थे और वे तमाम तरीके से रोज नए पटाखों की लिस्ट बनाते और फिर अचानक दूसरे पटाखे याद आ जाते तो पहली लिस्ट के चिंदे करके चारों ओर उड़ा देते। कोई अपने लिए …

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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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Ghosts On The Verandah: Story By Ruskin Bond

Ghosts On The Verandah

Bibiji, my neighbour, a warm, attractive woman in her early thirties, is fond of odd, macabre stories, most of which have their setting in her village near Mathura (Uttar Pradesh, India). The other night Bibiji launched into an account of various types of ghosts she had known – the ghosts of immoral women – churels -who appeared naked with their …

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