Tag Archives: Telugu

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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The east is bright now, the misty veil has lifted.

How do you like this lyric “It’s bright now, the veil has lifted. The east is bright now, the misty veil has lifted. The season is past , can it drizzle still? The rainy season is past, can it mizzle-drizzle … Continue reading

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Let these wild flowers wither out beside the trail, My Lord.

Here is my attempt at translation into English of a lyric by Devulapalli Krishna Sastri, written in 1929. The intertwining of hope and despair that we find in this lyric , I think, was characteristic of the troubled times that … Continue reading

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Violin. Chaso’s short story -2

Darkness is making its tender inroads into the room. Rajyam relapsed into her trance. The evening light on her gaunt face sheathed it in a golden sheen. Venkatappaiah stood there looking intently at her face. He is no more apprehensive. … Continue reading

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Violin-Ashort story by Chaso.

Chaso’s (Chaganti Somayajulu ) Telugu short stories,, candidly portray the lives of middle class Telugu people . Devoid of any frills, they have a charming simplicity. Here is my attempt at translation of one such story, “Vayuleenam” ————– Rajyam is … Continue reading

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Parvateesam makes bold to face Thomas Cook. ( From Barrister Parvateesam)

One of the guys passing by, it seemed to me, knew a bit of English. On enquiry he assured me that there was an inn not far away and that people there would ” be willing to throw a morsel … Continue reading

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The cowboys go on a picnic.

One of the many fascinating stories from Bhagawatam is about Lord Krishna eating his lunch along with his other cowherd friends . We had studied this story, from the Telugu version of the Bhagawatam, by Pothana , while in school. … Continue reading

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