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Why Gorkhaland?

2 min read Eashani Chettri, a young poetess from Darjeeling, with the help of these heart-wrenching verses, speaks out in behalf of people very dear to her whose voices have been suppressed for decades.

The Headhunters of North-East India | Infamous tales of the Konyak Tribe from Nagaland

3 min read They often attacked nearby villages of other tribes, chopping off heads of opposing warriors and bringing them home as trophies to hang in the Morong(a communal house). With the exception of these displays of violent behavior, the tribe members always used to and still, to this day, respect their traditions and other cultural practices, even though headhunting has ceased to be a part of the Konyak lifestyle.

I am a Haunted House

6 min read Please do me a favour, pack your bags and visit me here, I am still here where I was left among the dead, a house that is very much alive.
I’ll let you be the judge of my haunted walls. Come, it’s not everyday you get an invite from a haunted house.
I ache for a human soul.

An Inquiry of the Truth

2 min read Our body is only the sheath but the sward blade is our soul. Here, the sheath (the body) is an illusion and the sword blade ( the soul) is the truth (SATYA) but we believe in what we see, we’re only human and chiefly rely on the imformation our senses provide us with, so for us sheaths in the shape of a sword itself is the ultimate truth!

आरामले भैहाल्छ

2 min read बग्नु छ कालैको पानीझरिको छिटाहरुका नदि बनेर, उड्नु छ यी हाड्-मासमा प्वाँख सरीका पखेटा बनाई, मनस्पट्टमा हिजो बुनेको मझेत्रो म आज ओढ्ने छु न सुक्ला नदि त्यो, वसन्तको तापमा न झर्ला मझेत्रो शिशिरको विलापमा म उडि् रहन्छु त्यो कालो आकाशमा, होस कालै त्यो दृष्य, चमेरा सरिका। सोंचदा सोंचदै मैले सयौं भाषण दिई सकें, एकान्त मै … Read moreआरामले भैहाल्छ

Largesse – Suzanna, Suzanna

19 min read Kate Sarah, a writer from Darjeeling (also a Redendron Ink author), in her novel Largesse crafts yet another mind-blowing chapter, so be prepared to catch your breath every three seconds.

It’s okay to feel shame

Shame

2 min read Hriidaii Raj Chettri, a 17 year old novelist from Gangtok sheds light upon the feeling of shame and how it is widely demonised when it should not be. He shares his insights on how shame can be used as a constructive tool to better ourselves and how it could help us adhere to a spiritually fulfilling set of values.

A Comprehensive Blueprint of Human Emotions | Why Emotional Intelligence is the Bedrock to Fulfillment and Mental Peace

7 min read Ah, yes. Mental peace. How badly we crave it at all times of day, for example, especially when we’re hooked onto social media, often measuring our self-worth with the number of likes our newest picture gets and the number of followers we have and all that superficial trivial crap that doesn’t even make a difference … Read moreA Comprehensive Blueprint of Human Emotions | Why Emotional Intelligence is the Bedrock to Fulfillment and Mental Peace

Do you love Japan? | The Otaku Culture in North-East India

2 min read Japanese literature, its culture and its chief and the most culturally significant art forms, Manga and Anime have us spellbound making us either an Otaku or a Weeaboo. We have over and again exercised thank you “Arigato” and I love you “Aisheteru”, two important phrases we picked up reading subtitles from animes.

The Funeral

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2 min read A compilation of painful memoirs of an array of funeral visits.
A piece of poetry beautifully expressing deep emotions and uncomfortable truths about deaths and disappearances of loved ones.