Category: Telugu Stories in English

Chataka Birds part 12

Chataka Birds part 12 Tapathi and Geetha followed Bhagyam back into the kitchen. “I’ll help you,” Tapathi said. “No, what’s there to help. Just boiling water and milk,” Bhagyam said. After a few minutes Geetha looked for Tapathi. “Where is…

Chataka Birds part 7

Chataka Bird

7 Bhanumurthy came to the bus stand with Chitti to receive Geetha. Geetha was elated to see Babayi and Chitti. Chitti wound around her legs, “Akka!” She patted him on the shoulder lovingly, and introduced Jagadeesh to them. At that…

Chataka Birds part 6

6 The election fever took over the entire atmosphere at the college and spread even to the students’ homes. Geetha learned quite a few things not only from Syam’s lectures but also from other students on campus. Especially, things about…

Lakshmi Puja Day by Bhandaru Acchamamba

(Translator’s note: The Telugu original, dhanatrayodasi, by Bhandaru Acchamamba(1874-1905) has been published, originally, in Hindusundari monthly, November 1902. Reprinted on www.bhumika.org in 2006. My translation has been published in 2009 on this site, and included in the anthology, Penscape, An…

Chataka Birds part 4

4 “So, what is new, Anna[1]Anna – Older brother. garu?” Kamakshi asked. “Like I said, my eldest son is getting married on June 25th. You all should come to the wedding.” “Nice. Who is the girl?” “She is from Tadiparti…