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The Gift of Wonder

Eleven years ago, under the sequinned sky on a warm summer day, on the roof of his palatial home in the town of Vrindaban, my grandfather introduced me to wonder. As I lay on a mattress surrounded members of the family, my grandfather or “Nana” as I used to call him, asked me to look at the sky and...

Dress Relief

The doorbell rang. ‘Now darling remember all that I have told you,’ said Ma for the umpteenth time as she nervously opened the door. There stood Grandma in her white saree, as upright as ever with the perpetual stern look on her face. ‘Jeetiraho’ boomed her voice as Ma touched her feet. I followed her example and then helped...

Granny’s Girl

Neena's Granny Written by Vinita Krishna Illustrations by Sujasha Dasgupta Published by Scholastic India Pvt. Ltd. Some grannies are funny, some grannies are loving, but Neena's granny is her best friend. While the little girl thrives on Granny's lunchtime surprises and stories and snuggles up to her in the night, Granny looks forward to her darling's return from school and waits to hear...

Janamashtmi – The Day Krishna was Born

Janamashtmi, or the birth anniversary of Lord Krishna -- the seventh avatar of Lord Vishnu -- is celebrated with traditional gaiety and fervour all over India. It falls on the eighth day of the waning moon in the month of Shravan in August/ September. Lord Krishna is believed to have been born at midnight on this day. The day...

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Meaningful Flowers

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Himalayas Have a Deep Impact on the Climate of the World

Tibet is known as the roof of the world. That is because it is on a region which has the highest altitude in the...

How did Christianity Come to India?

Would you doubt my word if I say that Doubting Thomas, one of the Apostles of Christ visited India and established Christianity? Don't. For...

Fish That Live in the Desert

We all know that fish live in water. But, there is a kind of fish which lives in the desert. Difficult to believe? Well, there...