Jaishankar Prasad is one of the most important and famous of Hindi writers of the modern era. His writings played an important role in the development of Hindi literature. He was a poet, playwright, novelist and short story writer. He was also a philosopher and studied the Vedas deeply. His study of language and its evolution and the Vedic philosophy have left a mark on his writing. This post of TopYaps salutes the legendary stalwart of Hindi literature and presents 8 memorable stories penned down by him, though there are countless to go.