Short story(folk tale)- why Khasi people eat Betelnut(Tamol) in Meghalaya

If you are traveling in Meghalaya, you will find a lot of people eating betel nut & If you are in conversation with a khasi, you will definitely get an offer to eat betelnut behind which they have a very interesting story. Once upon a time, there were two friends. One was very rich and … Continue reading Short story(folk tale)- why Khasi people eat Betelnut(Tamol) in Meghalaya

Short story from Key Monastery, Kaza, Spiti

I had been to Leh once through Manali-Leh highway so we decided to travel through Spiti road this time. The most dangerous road to travel on in India, I wish I had taken flight to Leh instead of traveling by road this time. After riding for almost 12 hours a day, we decided to stay … Continue reading Short story from Key Monastery, Kaza, Spiti

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Short story of double Holi celebration at Hayagriva-Madhab temple, Hajo, Assam, India

Hajo is considered as a home of Indo-Tibetian people who came to northeast India crossing Brahmaputra and Tista Rivers long ago. Some of the tribes migrated and settled out at Hajo area of Assam. The famous temple in Hajo is Hayagriva temple or stone temple of Hajo(among Hajo group of temples ) which was build in … Continue reading Short story of double Holi celebration at Hayagriva-Madhab temple, Hajo, Assam, India

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Short story of Guru Nanak Lama in Arunachal pradesh, India

In around 1980, Sikh regiment was posted in this border village of India. Till late 1990, there was no road to connect this village from other parts of India, only means of transport was subsidized government chopper. So this area became accessible to travelers only a few years ago. But an interesting story tells that … Continue reading Short story of Guru Nanak Lama in Arunachal pradesh, India

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Short story of pride between two sisters, Meghalaya, India

This is a story of pride between two sisters (Umangot and Umiew). Once upon a time, these two sisters from heaven decided to race on earth across the Surmah valley (now major part in Bangladesh). Umangot was younger among the two. Umangot decided to take the easy route through soft terrain even if it would be … Continue reading Short story of pride between two sisters, Meghalaya, India