Category Archives: Code of conduct

Wide eyes.

Here is my attempt at translation, into English, of a few opening paragraphs of a famous Telugu novel ‘Visala Netralu’ (Wide Eyes ) of Pilaka Ganapati Sastry, which I read long decades ago, in the Telugu weekly ‘Andhra Patrika’ In … Continue reading

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Why bicker , bro. You live your life. And let him, his.

Here is somethingin Telugu, for such siblings that are at loggerheads with each other. I’ll try to translate it into English , a while, soon. నాకు నాదో విజ్ఞప్తి: భూమి తిరుగుతోంది, కాలం గడుస్తోంది. మనుషులు మారుతున్నారు, రోజుల్ని మారుస్తూ. సమాజంలో మార్పులు తెర్లుతున్నాయి, కడలిపై … Continue reading

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It’s a carnival . It’s Holi in Ayodhya too.

Rama is sitting in the lotus posture in the assembly hall . His eyes are closed, he seems to be meditating. Sita, newly wed, approaches him stealthily , taking care that her anklets do not jingle. She has a golden … Continue reading

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To beg is demeaning. To refuse what is begged for is as demeaning.

Here is story about the generousness of Karna . Once, Lord Krishna desired to put the famed philanthropy of Karna to test. He goes to Karna’s abode. Karna is taking bath just then. There is a precious and beautiful goblet … Continue reading

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The doting maa frowns on her son’s heartless prank .(From Munshi Prem Chand’s Hindi story, ‘Maa’.)

Fifth instalment of my attempt at translation into English of poignant Hindi short story by Munshi Prem Chand, titled , ‘Maa’. xxxxxxxxxxxx Prakash, Karuna’s child, is ten years old. He has grown into a strong, handsome and pleasant- looking boy, … Continue reading

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The distraught couple review their immaculate life. — (From Prem Chand’s Maa –4.)

Fourth instalment of my attempt at translation into English of poignant Hindi short story by Munshi Prem Chand, titled , ‘Maa’. xxxxxxxxxxxx Aditya moved aside a bit and said, “Darling, No need for all that.. I feel no pain. It … Continue reading

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Unjust desserts, for serving your country selflessly. Prem Chand’s story ‘Maa’-2

Here is the second instalment of my attempt at translation into English of poignant Hindi short story by Munshi Prem Chand, titled , ‘Maa’.The story is set in the pre-independence India. xxxxxxxxxxxx Continued….. She heard what sounded like the pain-ridden … Continue reading

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