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December 2, 2021 14 mins
In a matter of moments, Arya’s world is turned upside down. A car crash, where Arya was driving, leaves Ma severely injured and in a coma. Weeks pass without any improvement, Arya and his Pa grapple with the reality that she may be gone forever. Unwilling to say goodbye, Arya begins to search the ancient text of the Ramayana. There he finds meaning and hope, but will it be enough to heal Ma?    IN THIS EPISODE:  [00:01] Previously on Shadow Realm  [00:20] A car crash leaves Ma in a coma [01:50] Weeks pass without Ma showing any improvement  [05:29] Arya and his Pa’s relationship improves as they spend more time together [06:00] Arya’s Pa suggests they unplug Ma from life support [07:06] Arya looks to the Ramayana for a way to heal Ma [12:56] How to support and connect with The Arya Chronicles  [13:15] Next episode teaser    SYNOPSIS:  Arya and Ma argue about his Thread ceremony and his reckless behavior A car crash leaves Ma in a coma As the weeks pass with no improvement, Arya and his Pa  have to consider taking Ma off life support Unwilling to let her go, Arya searches for a way to heal Ma by looking to the Ramayana In the next episode: Arya’s readings and dreams of the Ramayana come to life   Links Mentioned:   CREDITS: Shadow Realm was written and executive produced by Reenita Hora. Based on her middle-grade novel When Arya Fell Through the Fault, this story constitutes ‘Part 1 of The Arya Chronicles.’  An original soundtrack was composed for this story by Kanniks Kannikeswaran ( Audio adaptation by Shane Sakhrani. Audio Direction and Production by Daniel Gonzalez and Gabe Mara.  The narrative for the trailer was voiced by Carnie Wilson ( The podcast features  Arya Vir Hora as ‘Arya’ ( ( Vishesh Chachra as Rishiji, Pa, Nicolas, Ranga, and Surayu ( Reenita Hora as Ma, Medicine Woman - ( Danish Farooqui as Chimpu, Ravana, and Elias ( Laura Smith as Balchorni, Athena, the Doctor, and Jackson’s mom ( Kal Monsoor as Buddha, Head of School, and Hanumana ( Avinash Muddappa as Pandu, Gopu, and Raja ( Asha Noel as Female Vanara, Nurse, and Adriana ( Recorded at Studio City Sounds and The Room at Melrose. Chapter 13 uses “Lake Waves Hjalmaren” by Owl  Chapter 17 uses “New Holland Honey Eaters 32x Slower” by digifishmusic Chapter 18 uses “New Holland Honey Eaters 32x Slower” by digifishmusic Episodes are available on Spotify, Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your podcasts. Music is available on Spotify.  If you are already a fan of the show, tap the share button in your podcast player and post this trailer on Facebook or Twitter.  Or text it directly to someone you know who’d love to journey through the Arya Chronicles. For more information visit
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