Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore was one of the most important writers in 20th-century Indian literature. Among his expansive and impressive body of work, . Gitanjali – Profound spiritual poems of Rabindranath Tagore written after a period of great turmoil, during which he lost much of his family. But though these prose translations from Rabindranath Tagore have stirred my blood as nothing has for years, I shall not know anything of his life, and of the.

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I sit like a beggar maid, drawing my skirt over my face, and when they ask me, what it is I want, I drop my eyes and answer them not. I wonder where lies thy path!

Discover some of the most interesting and trending topics of This was my first glimpse into Tagore’s works, streamlined with an essence of the spiritual and devotion to the Almighty.

There are numerous images and experiences in my mind reading these poems. But day passes by after day and thou art not seen.

But I never attempted to read his works which made him win one of the prestigious literary prizes in the world as long geethqnjali the heart of the western writers. He was already famous at nineteen when he wrote his first novel; and plays when he was but little older, are still played in Calcutta.

I even remember participating in a competition which i was too afraid 2 b in with a slip of paper in my pocket with verses frm gitanjali scribbled in it.


Thankfully two verses are sometimes just enough to catch a glimpse of the spirit which motivates you to find your copy and read and reread it several times.

Gitanjali – Profound Spiritual Poems of Rabindranath Tagore

Here is an example: Help us improve this article! Tagore Alas why are my nights all thus lost? His creation may be a marked by an awareness of its fragility, but he is not marked by an awareness of sin. Flowers and rivers, the blowing of conch shells, the heavy rain of the Indian July, or the moods of that heart in union or in separation; and a man sitting tagire a boat upon a river playing lute, like one of those figures full of mysterious meaning in a Chinese picture, is God Himself.

He sings of the ages that are the gift of the gods.

Why did the touch of his garland not brush my neck. And when my work shall be done in this world, O King of kings, alone and speechless geehanjali I stand before thee face to face. Retrieved 14 August Getting lost in the hustle and bustle of life,makes us look for escapes.

Gitanjali – Wikipedia

Gitanjali is a collection of poems, ruminations and rhapsodies, or more accurately Song Offerings, and when you do offer something, you geethnajali it to a higher being, a divine existence of which belief is professed, and so, much of the verses are addressed to a Lord, God, and Master. Retrieved 8 April Lovers, while they await one another, shall find, in murmuring them, this love of God a magic gulf wherein their own more bitter passion may bathe and renew its youth.

I always wanted to write a review on Geetanjalias it has been very close to my heart and always will be, but something stopped me every time I tagofe an attempt. When in doubt, I run 2 Tagore.


Gitanjali, by Rabindranath Tagore : INTRODUCTION

And Guruji as Rabindranath Tagore was or is fondly tagkre reflects on that aspect without mentioning it explicitly and how we can find joy in our lives. Maybe, it is going to take some time for me to come out of the world that I have lost myself into while reading Gitanjali. The original Bengali Gitanjali had poems. Gitanjali by Rabindranath Tagore: Read Tagore everyday, in the mornings and evenings. With his words, he paints amazingly vivid landscapes incorporating into his verses all the elements of nature that apart from their own hues and ti Hmm, I seem to be too lost to begin with this review.

Nov 04, Geethanjaali Tabeeb added it. Tagore, like the Indian civilization itself, has been content to discover the soul and surrender himself to its spontaneity. These songs teach you about that and if I have the liberty, I must say that all emotions are distorted forms of love. All that I am, that I have, that I hope geethanjaali all my love have ever flowed towards thee in depth geethanjwli secrecy.

Tagore was awarded a knighthood inbut he repudiated it in as a protest against the Amritsar Jallianwalla Bagh Massacre.