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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The rational and sane minds can’t unravel it. At the center of the universe is man beloved of God. If the civilization of Bengal remains unbroken, if that common mind which — as one divines bby runs through all, is not, as with us, broken into a dozen minds geethanjalj know nothing of each other, something even of what is most subtle in these verses will have come, in a few generations, to the beggar on the roads.

She She who ever had remained in the depth of my being, in the twilight of gleams and of glimpses; she who never opened her veils in the morning light, will be my last gift to thee, my God, folded in my final song. As a matter of fact,he took my fancy more when I had a nun student who recommended this book since it is her most favorite book. I re-read it again. Gitanjali in literal meaning denotes an offering of a handful of songs.

Now that I am finished I wish to read it again I loved these for instance, Day after day, O lord of my life, shall I stand before thee face to face.


Tempest roams in the pathless sky, ships are wrecked in the trackless water, death is abroad and children play. Death As the dark visitor comes to take the seeker away.

Gitanjali: Song Offerings by Rabindranath Tagore

All the while the beauty of nature does not escape his attention. The poems are not in any particular order, they show his freedom of emotions.

He was the last of an era, looking back as he…. The sea plays with beethanjali, and pale gleams the smile of the sea-beach. After those five hours, once I felt that my heart was content, I ran to hug my mother and thanked her. His novels, stories, songs, dance-dramas, and ess Awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in “because of his profoundly sensitive, fresh and beautiful getehanjali, by which, with consummate skill, he has made his poetic thought, expressed in his own English words, a part of the literature of the West.

Gitanjali by Rabindranath Tagore

It is very unlike the modern day restlessness born out of seeking excessive materials,boredom and dejection. Joy Joy is everywhere. There are numerous images and experiences in my mind reading these poems. Gitanjali; kumpulan puisi yang memuatkan tavore buah puisi yang dilakarkan Rabindranath Tagore berdasarkan perjalanan kerohanian dan spiritualnya untuk mencari dan mendekati kekasih Tuhan.

For Tagore, death was reliever. Sometimes texts have to find you in exactly the right time of your life to make a proper impact. Post this, his thought-provoking works found way into many bourgeois alleys and proletarian corridors across the world.

He is my own little self, my lord, he knows no shame; b I am ashamed to come to thy door in his company.


But when the translated version in English was published in by the India Society of London, it took only 50 poems from the original text. Walls Unaware beings build steep, skyscraping walls. And because I love this life, I know I shall love death as well. This book is available for a free download because its original copyright owned by the Macmillan Company has expired. She is cleaning her mind from bad thoughts and vanity.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. I only learned from high school social studies that Rabindranath Tagore won the Nobel Prize for literature in Maybe it was the memory of all the overflowing emotions which I had experienced while reading these poems or it was my immense love and respect for its writer that made me feel unworthy to make any sort of comm Warning: He tells him ‘ I read Tagore,every day to forget the troubles in the world’.

There was a time when I stopped reading all other books, it was just Geetanjali for me. A confirmation link will then be sent to your inbox. Aug 03, Dona rated it really liked it Shelves: Your excessive ornaments and fancy jewellery is an hindrance to be close to the lover of innocence and plainness. You should read them and experience that joy of reading a mystic yourself, that is all I can say.