Today, as we celebrate friendship day, I want to share a story extremely close to my heart! It’s a story of a bond so innocent.. So pure..
Once upon a time there was a little girl.. And no she wasn’t a real-real princess though she was one in every sense of the word to her parents.
She is gifted, artistic and beautiful, and touched everyone who knows her with her kindness.
One fine day she got the bestest surprise of her life, her daddy had got her a puppy-Simba . The family felt complete- her daddy, mummy and she treated Simba as their kid. She dint have a sibling and instantly Simba with his cute lovey dovey eyes became her kid, her brother and her friend- her world.
After a few months her daddy passed away suddenly, and she was devastated.
She felt her world crumble around her, with her only leash to reality being Simba.
He helped her cope, made her laugh through her tears with his stupidities, looked at her with eyes oozing with unconditional love and helped her believe that everything would be okay. The world didn’t seem like a Cold place with her warm ball of fur sleeping on her lap. Even though there is nothing that can fill up the void of her father, but there are certainly few relationships from where we can draw strength, where just the presence makes loneliness disappear, when you mean the world to that person….
The bond between Yadna and Simba is the kind of bond that no bracelet can build.
Our princess here is my sister Yadna Shital Kanvinde. We miss you Shital Kaka.. Thank you for bringing Simba into our lives, he truly is the beacon that banishes darkness from our lives.
A pet who loves you more than he loves himself is the truest form on friendship.. There is nothing more rewarding to him than to see you smile and nothing more rewarding to you than to see him strutting around you full of excitement!!
Happy friendship day everyone!!
Check out Yadna’s work on her Instagram, you will fall in love with her work.
Photos By – Yash Chavan
Words by – Dr. Tanvi Patil