Balvihar January 2019It’s a joy to observe people around us. Have you seen that someone who stands in his/her balcony all day watching people passing by? That seems peculiar to you right, but they will have a lot of stories to tell… about how peculiar everyone else is. From the aunty who does Pooja Aarti
Balvihar November 2018 “Hope everybody is on the bus? We will be leaving in another 10 minutes “ Mr. Gopal announced.“ Yes Sir, all except Surya” answered the class monitor Babita.The grade 4 students were going on a field visit to the nearby village and community centre. It was almost 15 minutes when they saw a
Balvihar 2018 One afternoon Manoj was sitting on a tree munching a mango. He had many more in his school bag. He did not want to go back home because no one would be there. Every now and then between biting the mango and throwing away the seeds as far as he could, he would manage
Story No: 100 (God is great!!) Balvihar October 2018 Spiky was going for a walk near the pond with his mom but he actually wanted to meet his friend Coco the crab. A few days ago, Mama porcupine thought Spiky was sleeping longer than usual. “My little boy needs some physical activity or soon
Balvihar September 2018 Rukmini requested the taxi driver to stop on the side, walked over to the bridge and stared in disbelief. It made her sad and she spoke softly -“ Where is the magic? Remember you and I have a connection. Doesn’t everybody say so?” It was difficult to believe that the mighty river
she: Don’t worry. whatever happens, I will be back like a Phoenix. He: No, No..Let me correct that as The Garuda. The “resplendent”.
Balvihar August 2018 This is a story of friends and peanuts. We love both of them, don’t we? A hardworking sparrow, the not-so hardworking squirrel and their friend a hedgehog lived near a farm. They had a great time everyday exploring the trees, grass and the flowers in the meadow. Every evening, they had their
Balvihar July 2018 Here is a different story of the hare and the tortoise and it happens on a rainy day. Honu the hare opened his window and peeped out. “Hurray! The rain has stopped” He rubbed his paws together, felt energetic enough for a morning run. It had been raining continuously for the past
Balvihar July 2018 “Mummy, Ginger does not want to share the bed with me at all.” Viya complained. Ginger was not going to move. He had had a long tiring day and it was so cozy here. Why did the little human not understand? He made himself more comfortable by stretching his legs sideways taking
Balvihar June 2018 Suchita bundled up the clothes and hoisted them on her head. Since her father died, she had to quit school and help her mom Sonali to run their laundry business. It was the last load of the day and Suchita was feeling hot and sweaty. As she walked home, she could feel
Balvihar May 2018 ” Can I see it?” Appa winked, moving closer but I was quick to close my bag and hugged it tight giggling all the while. ” That’s a surprise for Praveen Uncle, Appa”. I opened my bag a little, took a peep long enough to confirm that I had what I
Have you ever heard of a teacher hating his disciple for being more knowledgeable than him? Unfortunately Ramanuja’s guru Yadavaprakasa was one such person. There was something about Ramanuja that attracted everyone around him. It could be the brightness in his face or the gentleness in his eyes or his talk which exuded
Balvihar March 2018 Neel and Kiran knew each other since many moons ago. Everyone admired their friendship and wondered how the other kids could not get along with each other so well. But it so happened that Neel and Kiran had a very bad fight one afternoon. Neel loved gardening and to encourage him, his
you push things so far away that they lose their way back to you.
I found a very simple app that could serve my purpose though there are many more that can be considered. I have been making reading tracker pages on my diary but I found that for some reason, it did not work as much as I would have wanted it to. I have downloaded the
Balvihar February 2018 Rakshat, his wife Akshita, and Bina their 6 year old daughter always visited Sundar and his wife Mala during Bina’s vacations. This year they could not make it because Akshita’s cousins were visiting them in Chennai. Rakshat however decided to continue with the tradition of visiting his mom and dad and travelled