The Girl In Green Gown

It was Tuesday evening, after many days of an extreme heatwave, Nagpur city finally witnessed its first rain of 2022. The rain continued for almost 2 hours, there was a cold breeze. It was a perfect evening to hang out with friends, we decided to meet at a restro bar after our office. We sat […]

L…L…Lets Talk About S..S..Stammering

Have you ever seen a Person Who Stammers (PWS), from outside you might feel weird about them, but for PWS, the feeling is equal to hell, while being in a block, from the top of their hairline to the bottom of their toes, they froze. And they have no idea what is going on with […]

“Today, I want to share a very interesting story. I m Pratik Ranjan Yadav from Uttar Pradesh. I have completed my Bachelors in Civil Engineering from Manipal University. I am 25 right now & also a proud stammerer.My stammering got severe from 6th and that is the time when people started bullying me and calling […]

MOOC 2 is OPEN

Many pws join TISA and want to play a bigger role than just a member. They want to contribute. Mooc 2 is an opportunity for them. But let us face the facts: You can help others only if you have helped yourself – at least to some extent! Therefore, Mooc 2 is aimed at people […]

What helped my recovery..

OK, so here are some events in my life that helped a lot: 1. ROLE MODELS: I met some interesting people who had accepted their life in totality, with no regrets or shame. Kumar, my mentor, was one such person. He had been a flower child (Hippie) and had led a wild life in the west- […]

Curse of Bhadra

CURSE OF BHADRA. Many say Ravana was a strong, devoted bhakt, sanskrit scholar, high class brahmin, wonderful person and respected women because he did not touched goddess Sita. But what must have been the reason he did not even touched her. Well, he did wanted to do more than touching but was stopped by a […]

A little Experiment : Dealing With Loss

I thought that I had recovered from my loss: Marian’s death in Aug 2019. But every few weeks, I would get a wave of despondence, sadness rolling over me. Yes, I was dealing with life for last two years quite satisfactorily- traveling, working, interacting, counselling others – everything that I had done earlier. Yet again, […]

PA..PA.. PALGHAR.

Pa..Pa.. Palghar. The day was friday. As a lawyer by profession I was excited since morning because of the weekend. I had already started to day dream two days of relaxing, sleeping, eating and doing nothing. The excitement was shortlived as I had to cross a valley of fire. No, not exactly fire but for […]

Ahmedabad SHG Meeting

  After a long time we had a in person meeting at our old venue Vastrapur Lake with new vibes. So much is changed in last few years people get engaged, got new job roles, simply life become hectic for everyone. But still in this rush we miss something, we miss a family/stamily in this […]

DEBATE – An Eager Need For PWS.

We Indians start debating where ever we find time, whether it is at a tea stall, crowded bus, train, school, college or workplace. If the person is good at putting his/her points forward, the debate turns into a life change session for everyone participating in it, but if the person is not good at expressing […]

TISA initiates SHG in Mehsana (Gujarat)

The Indian Stammering Association has initiated a Self Help Group of People Who Stammer (PWS) in Mehsama (Gurajat) In our SHG, we have four members- Pradip Rajput- Unjha Vaibhava- Palanpur V P Chaudhary- Visnagar Dharambhai- Mehsana We regularly meet at Bindu Sarovar Siddhapur and according to the agenda, we do activities to improve and manage […]

IT HAPPENED TO ME

(A SLOW LEARNER) It was an incident 3-4 years ago. When I was in 10th STD.  It was just a normal school day from my school life. It was my history class going on in that 2nd lecture of that day. Our history teacher was very talkative & funny. So, they were asking some questions […]

“कुछ खोया कुछ पाया”

  ज़िन्दगी मे कई यादगार दिन आते है, जैसे किसी दिन कुछ ऐसा मिल जाए जिसकी कल्पना हमने सपने में भी ना की हो, या कुछ ऐसा मिल जाए जिसकी कल्पना एक लम्बे समय से की हो, कभी कुछ पा के एक दिन यादगार बन जाता है, तो कभी कुछ खोके एक दिन यादगार बन […]

It happened to me!

A young pws, Vinay, came to visit me from eastern UP in 2014. I took him to some nearby shops for voluntary stammering. Then, we came home and had a cup of tea in the back lawn. He was still trembly! It was such a big shock for him. I brought out an old medal […]

It Happened To Me

One evening I had the novel, Shiman Yogi, in my hands, and I had completed that novel but I was still in the trance of the novel. Shriman Yogi is the biography of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj, one of the most secular kings born in India.  No one can ever feel what Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj and […]

Stories from my locality

Many years ago I was staying in Yogiraj society in Nagpur, it was 2 BHK flat. While standing on the entrance gate of Yogiraj society, you could see the entire society. There was a cemented straight path from the main gate, the path was wide enough so that five to six SUV’s could easily pass […]