This story is about how a proud tribe of North-East India, became probably one of the greatest storytellers of the world. This story is about Khasi people and how have they passed on their wisdom and practices without writing it down for generations after generations. Like many different regions of North-East India, the Khasi were introduced to the Roman script in the early 1940s by Thomas Jones, a Welsh Presbyterian missionary. However, prior to that, they were by no means savages or uncivilized. Long before the English landed on Indian soil, the Khasi had developed a civilization that worshiped God through respect for man and Nature. They passed on their teachings through storytelling and a deeper study of their legends and myths will show you how deep-rooted is their connection with their society and Nature. One of the most interesting legends about this storytelling tribe is the story of how…

The Road to Pangong

 – Guest post by Tanya Sangoi It was the morning of 6th July which was coincidentally the birthday of His Holiness, the Dalai Lama. As most of the people flocked to the Diskit monastery where he would be delivering teachings,…