Happiness

Lost Tears

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Spread the love22          22SharesAn evocative poem by Atrayee for Different Truths. Smell of my lost tearsHangs there,With the elan of a warriorAt the door ajar. Eyeing the sky deep blueScribbling my pangs on its hueDo they try to quench my pain?At an abode that far. My tears would travel perhaps,Through the woods of my ruinAnd the […]


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The History of the Iteru – The Nile

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Spread the love           The Nile which is one of the longest rivers in the world passes through nine countries in Africa before it reaches Egypt and the Mediterranean Sea. It covers from start to finish a length of 4000 miles, flowing south to north, of which only 900 miles actually go through Egypt. The origins of […]


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Locked with Lantern and a Good Luck

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Spread the love           Atrayee tells us an intriguing story about a NGC team, caught in the Eritrean-Ethiopian conflict and a kidnapping. What happened to Twisha? Here’s a literary thriller, exclusively for Different Truths, for the Africa Special Issue. Is it night already? So soon! The trace of daylight that has been permeating through that precarious locked […]


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Do the Lions Have Their Own Storytellers?

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Spread the love           Arindam, our Editor-in-Chief, talks about the ownership of the narrative of Africa, by its people, using the ‘lion’ metaphor, by Chinua Achebe. He tells us how he discovered Africa within him, during his formative years. Four insightful edits by the Africa Special Issue editors, Michele Baron, Luz María López, Olaitan Maryam Mojisola, and Swati […]


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Three Reasons You Should Abjure Proving Yourself to the World

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Spread the love           All of us crave for attention. In the process, people try to be flawless with the desire to be liked and appreciated by others, forgetting the fact that it is not possible to please everyone every time. Ritambhara tells us three ways to accept ourselves, in the weekly column. A Different Truths exclusive. […]


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The Scars Within

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Spread the love           Here’s an evocative short story by Alisha that she penned during a Creative Writing Workshop, conducted by our Editor-in-Chief, Arindam. An exclusive for Different Truths. Red. That was the only colour she could see at the moment. Deep thick red. Her span of vision was filled with the colours of blood, her tongue felt […]


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Three Things that made me an Adept Person While I Began to Love Myself

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Spread the love45          45SharesBeing self-compassionate is just about avoiding pleasing others at your own cost or stopping treating yourself too sternly for a trivial mistake you made inadvertently. Ritambhara shares three tips to love ourselves, in the weekly column, exclusively for Different Truths. Self-love might be a difficult concept to understand as sometimes it is judged […]


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Are we not all Privileged and Unprivileged in Some Way?

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Spread the love           Ritambhara looks at the emptiness and void in the lives of the rich and pits it against the have-nots, in this verse, exclusively for Different Truths. The homeless on the roads longing for the life of a rich Little does he know, the problems the rich are facing Little does he know, the […]


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How Classical is Our Yoga?

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Spread the love           There are various ways of attaining the sublime and the surreal – Yoga takes you towards that. But today’s scientific day and age ask for more – how can energy be viewed while doing Pranayama and meditation, some ask and doubt the real effects of Yoga. For such skeps, Yoga is more of […]


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Three Ways to Keep Yourself Happy When You are Alone

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Spread the love            Happiness is just a state of mind. No matter where you are, no matter what you do, you should be happy with that. Even if you are alone, you should make the best use of your time and keep yourself happy, says Ritambhara, suggesting three ways to be happy, in the weekly […]


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