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Is the Soul Immortal? (Swami Vivekananda)

“None has power to destroy the unchangeable. — Bhagavad-Gita. In the great Sanskrit epic, the Mahabharata, the story is told how the hero, Yudhishthira, when asked by Dharma to tell what was the most wonderful thing in the world, replied, that it was the persistent

Drama || A Moon of Jupiter (Pothik Bagchi)

SCENE ONE Two men post an informal dinner. The setting is a drawing room. The background has the impression of a starry night – a blank canvas dotted with bluish-white, red and green dots, twinkling as if stars. There are two couches on the stage.

Poetry || Two Poems (Ava Bird)

Just go with it I took her and ran with it in my mouth, I let it go with the flow inside a mind’s eye of third and center. Just breathe girl, breathe through the jabs of pains, through stretching out too thin and pushing

Poetry || Two Poems (Brandon Marlon)

The Sultan’s Tent Veiled belly dancers gyrated, delighting patron and guests gorging on lamb and olives, rosemary flecks in their teeth. Feathery fronds spun awhirl as squirming houris charmed between swipes at matbucha or nips of steaming mint tea. Awaiting sizzling shish taouk, emirs traded

Translation || Poetry by Jibanananda Das

Jibanananda Das (1899 – 1954) is the foremost name among poets who have written in Bengali since post-Tagore undivided Bengal. The harbinger of modernism in Bengali poetry, Das was an eclectic author who dexterously dabbled in poetry as well as fiction. In spite of being