The Birth of Pandavas

Surasena gave the boon to his cousin Kuntibhoja that he would give his first born to childless brother. Kuntibhoja was obliged with the commitment of his brother. Surasena later kept his promise and as soon as Pritha was born, he gave her to Kuntibhoja. Kuntibhoja gave Pritha a new name, Kunti. Kuntibhoja brought up young […]

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Vidura: Curse of Mandavya

Once there lived a sage, Mandavya, well versed, conversant with duties, devoted to truth and dharma. His asylum was deep into the woods, desolated. He used to sit under a giant tree at the entrance of his hermitage, meditating in sheer silence. With no human sign in the dense forest, he was all by himself. […]

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Satyavati: Journey from Fisherwoman to Queen

Long ago lived a king named Uparichara Vasu of Chedi Kingom. He was an ascetic, learnt scholar and great follower of sages and Brahmanas. Once he was out in the forest on hunt. At night under the moonlight he got fascinated to uncontrolled desire of being with wife Ginika. He ejected his body fluid. In […]

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Storytelling Workshop in St. Joseph’s

In the morning of 7th Sep, a group of 30 enthusiastic students from the history department of St. Joseph’s congregated to participate in the first ever “Story telling session.” The enthusiasm and excitement were visible on their faces albeit it being a cloudy Saturday morning! With the approval of History department HoD Ms. Jane Dsouza […]

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The Drift

“The cool breeze mixed with the salt reminds the happiest days of my life”, mutters Chandan. Seeing the rising sun, each morning, far in the horizon fills each pore of his body with adrenaline. The roar of the ocean invites him to run on the sand and mark his prints. The waves touch him and […]

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The Keyboard

“Chandan, do you need more coffee”, shouted Rashi in the loudest tone. “You are not helping me in setting up the house, and what do you do near your laptop whole day. Chandan I am talking to you, I will not be able to do all this alone. See, the cable TV is still not […]

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The Truth Behind Bhishma’s Asceticism

In the clan of Ishkvaku, founder of solar dynasty, Mahabhisha was born. He, with his undefeated prowess became the lord of the earth and with his intellect had gratified the celestials in the court of Indra. His intelligence was unmatched and later he attained heaven and became the royal sage among all the Brahmanas in […]

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That Girl at Traffic Signal

7 pm ticked the clock, time to leave, Chandan said to himself. He knuckled, stretched and gulped the last sip of the day’s coffee. He picked his belongings, packed the bag, swiped off and reached the parking. He could clearly hear the thunder sound. It would rain heavily, he shrieked and rushed towards his bike. […]

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Through the Eyes of the Young Warrior

Chakravyuh is the story of a young man, who was born to become the future of the Kuru Dynasty, but alas, destiny had some other plans. A warrior, a learnt scholar and a handsome boy born in the abode of Krishna, was separated from his father at a tender age of three, when reunited after […]

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Chakravyuh

CHAKRAVYUH is a modern adaptation of the greatest epic ever written in the history of humankind; MAHABHARATA. This is a retelling of a part of the epic from the perspective of a young warrior who was descendant of Kuru dynasty; born to lead; but destiny had some other plans for him. A loyal son, a […]

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