Somewhere in the Himalaya’s tall deodars, rarified air, rioting Rhododendrons, flows the brook. Trickles originating from infinity, flow through sleepy hamlets, cities, meandering across complex matrix of human life. Pure waters form in Shangri-La, take with them all human tales, when they gush into the great Seas. Like they say “Each thing is of like form from everlasting and comes round against in its cycle”.
What are roots of our being, will love transcend time and space… is love the everlasting celestial garden. We need a narrator in our states of consciousness, sleep, drama, passing gloom and lasting merriment, to reestablish us with roots of our being. The Tale of Lovers is the free spirit of bliss, tragedy, ecstasy & delight, now elevate it further up 7000 Feet in Himalayas, you get a saga of Thrilling emotions running high, forces of betrayal and evil dodging small town goodness like never before.
Border town of Chakrata is tucked serenely in the Himalayas yet the torrent of world forces throw Gulab Singh, Lovenya, Savani and Srinath in it, time and again. The strong torrent of distractive forces, may steal the “joyful wonderment of this world” from innocent souls. Maybe True love and truth be squashed in this culvert, maybe this enchanting story opens us to an alternate happening.
Teenager Srinath is a Born genius, his elder sister Lovenya, also raised him as a mother, since the death of their mother. This Bond is special and deep. Both value this bond as inspired, naïve away from world trappings. They have inherited the pure values of humanity. There life focus an insight into literature and the cultures.
Famous author, Prakash Narayan visits Chakrata, a chance meeting with Lovenya at a local store was destined, was it deception or the compelling force of love that strong that they signed for Matrimony. Srinath misses his sister every passing moment and writes her letters scent in pure joy and love.
The emptiness of Srinath’s life was soon to be eased, when he met Local girl from the Himalayas- Savani. “Savan” is the Hindi Calender month of Rains, transfixing lovers in exalted states of consciousness. Their love grows as naturally become two bodies and one soul.
Brother In Law Prakash Narain comes to know of this heavenly love story from his nasty habit of reading Srinath’s letters to Lovenya. Prakash craftily persuades Lovenya to send Srinath to the University of Allahabad for higher education, believing that Savani, a young beauty, will find a new lover. Srinath goes away to Allahabad without letting Savani know
In this idyllic home of the Himalayas the story takes a turn, when Srinath returns home only to find his world throw apart by a tsunami of Himalayan magnitudes.... A nasty & terrible sequence of episodes makes him fear everything is lost. He does not yield but decides to reconstruct this shattered world. The gripping saga and master story telling of Nirmal Kumar takes you farther than the summits of Himalayan, thrills and twists in the pages are un-put-downable.
Best Selling Author Nirmal Kumar’s also wrote “Stream of Indian Culture”, “Call of the Yeti”, Psychology beyond Freud” and many other well received Titles. Nirmal Kumar lives in the Foothills of Himalayas, from where he Travels to Chakrata town, his space of stories, away from sounds of the busy metro. Author Nirmal Kumar’s contribution to World Literature is more than 4 decades of varied work on Fiction, Historical Fiction, Short Stories and Philosophy.