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Dreams of the Sky

Vol 2 No 4 | Jan-Mar 2023 Dreams of the Sky Story by Mohammad Salman | Art by Harsho Mohan Chattoraj   “Every No takes me closer to a Yes” Bessie Coleman’s words resonate with determination and perseverance no matter what work she did. When her family moved to Chicago, necessity forced her to work […]

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Red

Vol 2 No 4 | Jan-Mar 2023 Red Story by Pragya Bhagat | Art by Samidha Gunjal   The Menstrual Cycle Menstruation, also referred to as a ‘period’, is normal vaginal bleeding that occurs as part of the female reproductive cycle. The bleeding occurs as the uterus sheds its lining, which is called the endometrium. […]

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Forest Bathing

Vol 2 No 4 | Jan-Mar 2023 Forest Bathing Story and art by Kavita Singh Kale   What is Forest Bathing? The shinrin-yoku (forest bathing) practice emerged in Japan in the 1980s as an ecotherapy aimed at inspiring people to reconnect with the forest. Forest bathing simply means spending time in nature with a keen […]

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The Ferryman

Vol 2 No 4 | Jan-Mar 2023 The Ferryman Story by Nathaniel da Costa | Art by Rajiv Eipe   ‘The Ferryman’ draws its inspiration from characters and cultural traditions based on Greek, Aztec and Christian lore. The idea of a person being the conduit between life, death and the afterlife is explored in multiple […]

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Suli

Vol 2 No 4 | Jan-Mar 2023 Suli Story and art by Sanjoyana B. Choudhury   A woman’s hair holds cultural significance all over the world. In India especially, a woman’s hair is very strongly linked to her beauty, womanhood, and honour. In films, television, ads, or magazines, Indian women are generally represented with long, […]

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Homebound

  Vol 2 No 3 | Oct-Dec 2022 Homebound Story by Nathaniel da Costa | Art by Ishanou Rana The story behind ‘Homebound’ was inspired by multiple incidents around human-made tragedies but mainly from the disaster at Fukushima, Japan. In 2011, there was a nuclear accident at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant in Ōkuma, […]

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Mother We will Eat the Satphool!

  Vol 2 No 3 | Oct-Dec 2022 Mother We will Eat the Satphool! Story and art by Pankaj Saikia This story was inspired by the popular Assamese song “Maa ami Sadiyaloi Jamei” (“Mother we will go to Sadiya”) written by Keshab Mahanta and composed and beautifully sung by the legendary Khagen Mahanta: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UVwJkYF57E0 Here’s […]