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By Bs Murthy
If Mahabharata's Bhagvad-Gita is taken as a philosophical guide, Ramayana's Sundara KÃ£nda is sought for spiritual solace; many believe that reading Sundara KÃ£nda or hearing it recited would remove all hurdles and usher in good tidings! Miracles apart, it's in the nature of Sundara KÃ£nda...
By Hasnain Gulzar
This is based on my true life back in 2009!
At any place of worship, Christian, Muslim or Hindu, not often one finds a woman priest. Read about a woman priest at Lord Hanuman Hindu temple in Pineappleville, a town on the southeastern coast of India.
â€œI just had a call from an old school friend. His old Ayahâ€™s son is a prison guard at Welikade. Apparently 35 Tamil political prisoners were killed by rioting inmatesâ€ he said. â€œThese were mostly political prisoners awaiting trialâ€.
Short Story | Updated Nov 6, 2012 | Reads: 4 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
A story about three Americans chose to live on the Big Island, Hawaii, all three has one thing in common, they experienced living in India and came out with different persepectives.
In the summer of 1980, a maverick young doctor gave it all up, to hitchhike around the world.
The first part of his odyssey took him through South America and up through Africa, accompanied by his mythical hunter companion, Orion.
His vision quest continued around the second cartwheel of the...
By Tsv Hari
This thriller reveals how the world's spying is undergoing a sea-change and perhaps why.
Set in the backdrop of the happenings in South Asia and the acts of terrorism, this champagne fiction also explores the soft side of human relationships between hard-boiled professional spooks.
In 2009, 25 years of civil war in Sri Lanka culminated in a tragic scene of death and destruction. What followed was a large scale attempt to mask the events that occurred. This piece reflects on the forgotten; The Civillians
Poetry | Updated Feb 5, 2012 | Reads: 0 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Iraqi security officers were very helpful, professional and respectful to all mourners. On Monday, at least 28 people were killed and 78 wounded in a wave of bomb attacks in central Iraq against mourners.
I Ajmal Mehdi condemns in the strongest terms by volunteering my time in Karbala for help...
Summary: The fights between Sri Lankan govt. and LTTE is well known all over the world. For those who donâ€™t know: The actual inhabitants of Sri Lanka for over 3000 years are a race called as â€˜Tamil Eelam.â€™ Theyâ€™re there times since Ramayana (an epic of Hinduism written...
Short Story | Updated Jan 1, 2012 | Reads: 1 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 17
By Philip Roberts
Over a couple of decades at least the Sri Lankan government demonised the Tamils, so that when the government slaughtered them en masse a year or so back no-one even raised an eyebrow. However, Ceylonese people living in Australia swear the Sri Lankan government is an evil regime and the...
(AllyDee's Challenge, hope everyone enjoys it.)
It's about to get extremely cold on the tropical island of Sri Lanka. A plumbing companies secret, a P-40 captians nightmare, and a native's determination are all about to mix in the most bizarre human disaster of the 20th century.
Many have died...