Secret Mission

“All set for the mission?” “Aye, aye Sir..” “OMG! Your language will expose us. We need to run another program on you.” Three days later, “All set, guys?” No response. “Are you not prepared, or are you afraid?” Two of them moved a few steps ahead, turned around and pulled their guns at the commander. … Continue reading Secret Mission

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On the other side….

“I’ve never seen a boat in these waters, not even a fishing trawler.” “Why should you be looking for it?” “I wonder what kind of world exists on the other side….” Nyomo’s tone was wistful. “That is exactly what they don’t want you to see. Or you will not want to work for two meals … Continue reading On the other side….

What happened to Shupnakha

This is about three women from the epic Ramayan - Sita who has to walk through fire to prove her purity. Yet, she is banished to the forest a few years later with her sons, for an aspersion cast on her character by a washerman. Valmiki's Ramayan is written during her anonymous stay in the … Continue reading What happened to Shupnakha

Draupadi

For those not familiar with the story Draupadi was a princess married to five brothers (the personality of each symbolized a certain value), because their mother uttered the words “Share whatever you’ve got today.” She was humiliated in court with a stripping attempt, and where her husbands did not come to her rescue. The incident … Continue reading Draupadi