Tuesday, 7 July 2015

Ancient Illa's desire fulfilled in the 21st century

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Illa finally meditates on   banks of the great river Godavari. Suddenly she hears "Oh mayi app ko kuch lena or dena nahi hai" this middle man Keshav question. Illa is young maiden who had not found her mate yet but she secretly wishes for only for the person which the mind had pictured. Yeah Yeah Keshav I am coming she said shifting the pallu of sari and placing it over the shoulder to cover her chest. Walking with powerful gait she enters the hut which was made of red rocks , thatched rooftops made from strong hay....Rooftops were made  sloping so that the rain water drips off from there without disturbing their habitation or spoil the cotton buds  the floor of huts were made off rough stones which had pointed edges.

Illa bring out the cotton buds and gives it to Keshav and says "Sir I have done a lot of hard work for this please gives me good deal of goods or gold in barter for the good quality of cotton buds"
'Yes of course ma'am I will' Keshav the middle man said .Sir you will partake some water and snacks as you have come from the far off city ...Illa enquires .Yes ma'am  sure why not  he said with smile. Keshav had the food made out of love and respect...She served him with great joy as he was her guest...Biding her adieus to him she went back to do some household work... Years passed by Keshav and Illa business relationship yielded results. But one fact which Illa was not aware that Keshav the middle man was none than great grandson of Rajah Parikshit.

One day while she was busy sorting the cotton buds Keshav asked her father for Illa hand in marriage. Her father was highly pleased with this offer but ...he did not want  what he should do in this so he asked Keshav the middle man for some time .Keshav nodded in 'Yes' and left the place ..Illa was a women who were known to have acquired the knowledge the Vedas and rituals. She used to perform it duly .

According to the villagers of    Sauviragram which is close to the city called Paithan Illa was princess who lived here as cotton farmers daughter in order to spread and preach wisdom.


            Illa's father  questions her regarding her decision  about Keshav's proposal .She says O.K. to this proposal and does some household chores after preparing the meal for two she has her dinner with her father in peace and  slept for some time.

Keshav the middle man and Illa got married privately .They relationship grew three fold times one day   they had vision of the centuries coming ahead...Illa got too scared to see it and prayed that the women race   should be protected during 18th, 19th centuries as during this period the men who suppress women's right which will force them sit indoors. This will mark the end of ancient era and the beginning of madding medieval era where the society will become a man dominated society.

Suddenly Illa turns towards her husband Keshav who is still the same person and asks "Dear ...you would not change na for good or bad reasons ".Keshav replies "My dear Illa I do not know about it and how can I say regarding this?".She felt hurt and started to do a lot of work with great vigour.

Centuries pass by Illa and Keshav are soul mates   today but their thinking and tastes are the same like what it during those centuries .As were unaware of their rebirth in this 21st century. But Illa constantly was  haunted by women oriented thoughts  .Thoughts that makes her shrink and shiver in fear  .Seeing this plight of his dear darling wife Illa. The very next day Keshav calls his daughter up and tells her to take them to their past lives I.E... regression therapy. She nodes in 'Yes' as she does not takes family members as her patients .But for their sake she does it .After they got their regression therapy is done   .Illa and Keshav are shocked to know that they were soul mates for the longest time and Illa was princess who acquired knowledge of Vedas and rituals then and who got futurist visions about the upcoming centuries.
Today he being the most powerful person has rekindled women empowerment schemes like job opportunities for women of weaker section, self employments offers and  other etc.....Activities which had lost its charm long ago .Realizing it is need of hour.  Women started enrolling themselves in various schemes in large numbers.
This made Illa and Keshav happy as their deep rooted desire which was there within them for centuries has been finally executed in the 21st century. 

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16 comments:

  1. This is very interesting. ..how time will sometimes grant us a wish...

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    1. Very True Sacha it is just the matter of patience that our desires which is subsided deep down in our subconscious mind suddenly comes out right time .:-)

      Thanks for stopping by .
      Have a pleasant day.
      Hugs <3.

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  2. And I am wondering whether this is related to the Times of India Write India contest or not? Well, it seems and the date helps too....please do tell!

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    1. This post is Similar to it . I think TOIS CONTEST ENDS @31st July.So get going with your writing now as time is less.Thanks for dropping in

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  3. It would be helpful... Thank you

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  4. Oh you want to know about TOI Amish Tripathi's Contest deadline :-).Only few days are left...as deadline is fast approaching .The contest ends on 31 st July hurry ..
    Thank you stopping by jaishree chouhan.
    Have a nice day :-).
    Hugs <3.

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  5. I wonder such stories are worth every word to become a reality... Nice one indeed.

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    1. Thank you Akshay Verma.
      Have a nice day :-) .

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  6. The story was creative up to a point ...but at same time it make no sense

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    1. Thank you for your kind words .
      It is the thoughts that matter the most to me Adus th :-).
      Have a nice day.

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    2. Thank you for your kind words .
      It is the thoughts that matter the most to me Adus th :-).
      Have a nice day.

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  7. Nice story. I liked the thought and your narrative of linking past with present in such a novel way :) I am a fellow participant too..was looking for what all creative angels are being given to preface by Amish..came across your blog, I'm glad I did. Cheers!

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    1. Thank you AJ . I am happy that you not only like it but also found it very interesting to read .Oh Great AJ nice to meet you fellow participant ! when are the results of Amish 's contest going to come out any idea.

      Once again thanks for stopping by :-)
      Have a pleasant day.
      Hugs <3.

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  8. Hi!! I enjoyed reading your story!

    I too had submitted one, alas! I wasn't selected *sob sob*. I posted it on my blog yesterday. Stop by if you have a couple of mins! :)

    https://musingsbymegha.wordpress.com/2015/09/16/watershed-the-parable-of-illa/

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    1. Oh dear feeling sad for YOU ! :-(. Thank you for the kind words musingsbymegha.
      Have a nice day .
      Hugs <3.

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