Lost day

(A short story) Valentina OSEYEVA, Russian writer.

The bright stars of the east

(Magtymguly and Firdausi) The poetry of Magtymguly Pyragy, the great Turkmen poet and thinker of the 18th century became a new landmark in the development of the Turkmen literature. The truthful description of the life of the Turkmen people and important problems of the Turkmen society of that time, humanistic ideas put forward, exposure of bad deeds and praising in songs good characteristic traits of people have become the magnetic force of Magtymguly’s poetry.

Two snowflakes

(A Japanese parable) It was snowing, and it was usual for winter. Snowflakes gently fell to the ground without leaving a trace, doing a winter dance. Fearing to lose each other, the two snowflakes holding hands tightly, began to talk to each other about their arrival:

Children of Santa Claus

(Russian folk tale) Santa Claus had three sons and a daughter. Their names were the Wind, the Ice, the Frost and the Snowflake.

Traces of Dovletmammet Azadi in the poetry of Magtymguly Pyragy

As we all know, our Scholar Arkadag, our Honourable President, Hero Arkadag Serdar has a great respect to our wise poet Magtymguly Pyragy. This is evidenced by the decision to celebrate the 300th anniversary of our master poet Magtymguly Pyragy in 2024, as well as the solemn conferences held at the state and the international level in connection with them. As we know, the works and novels of our Scholar Arkadag serve us as a great support in the thorough study of Magtymguly Pyragy's works. We can see this through our National Leader's books such as «Unquenchable Torch in the Crown of the Spirit» («Ynsan kalbynyň öçmejek nury»), «The Bird of Riches» («Döwlet guşy»), «If the Wealth comes to People» («Ile döwlet geler bolsa»), and «The Name walks in the World» («Älem içre at gezer»). In his book «Unquenchable Torch in the Crown of the Spirit» («Ynsan kalbynyň öçmejek nury»), our Scholar Arkadag said: «Magtymguly Pyragy's poetry, full of wisdom, introduced Turkmen and the Turkmen people to the world». This is evidenced by the participation of more than 150 scientists from different countries of the world in the international conference in connection with the celebration of the 290th anniversary of Magtymguly Pyragy's holiday of his birthday in 2014.

A tale about greedy nightingale

(Russian folk tale) Once a nightingale saw a beautiful flowering bush. It decided to sit on the bush and wait for the fruits to appear. The nightingale sat on the branches, starved for many months, waiting for the fruits to appear. He did not let other birds near to come near the bush.

Mole and bear

Iris REVYU, Russian writer. (Fairy tale)

Glorification of women in the poetry of Magtymguly Pyragy

Our Esteemed President Serdar Berdimuhamedov says:— Magtymguly Pyragy got an eternal place in the hearts of people with his poems filled with deep wisdom. Since ancient times, Turkmen people have been paying a great attention to the upbringing of young generation, to developing their national culture. It can be clearly seen in the historical manuscript sources as well as in the works of classic poets. One of the wise poets who bequeathed to us such educational valuable works is a great master of poetry Magtymguly Pyragy.

Grandma is having a rest

V.A.SUHOMLINSKIY, Russian writer. (Story)

Skillful hands

(Fairy tale) Vladimir SUTEYEV, russian writer.