A TRANSCENDENT Excerpt: “The Mantoux Test” by Gargi Mehra

From the stories he had heard, Ravi expected a modern sort of godman, presumably one whose boudoir came alive with the strain of westernised bhajans in the background, while devotees gazed in awe at three-dimensional renderings of their horoscopes. The great man’s appearance, however, held fast to the image of the ideal. The sadhu’s grey…

The Demons in Our Lives by Gargi Mehra

Three years ago, I returned from a badminton match coughing and sputtering like an old man on his deathbed. A severe cough had taken hold of me and wracked my body. I spent the whole day in intense discomfort. Home remedies like steaming and lemon-honey-ginger barely alleviated symptoms. The following week I visited the doctor…

Our TRANSCENDENT Authors: a Featured Interview with Gargi Mehra

In our new author series, we’ll be offering a clairvoyant peek behind the veil of who and what makes up TRANSCENDENT. Here’s a glimpse at Gargi Mehra and her story “The Mantoux Test.”   ABOUT THE STORY What inspired your story? A visit to the doctor inspired my story. He evaluated my symptoms and suggested…