Containing an assortment of one hundred and three poems, Gitanjali: Rabindranath Tagore is an English translation of various poems and works of the . Gitanjali – Profound spiritual poems of Rabindranath Tagore written after a period of great turmoil, during which he lost much of his family. Project Gutenberg · 58, free ebooks · 33 by Rabindranath Tagore. Gitanjali by Rabindranath Tagore. No cover available. Download; Bibrec.

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What a cursed sleep it was, Geetanjalu miserable me! Tagore Alas why are my nights all thus lost? A few lines at a time, enough to nourish my soul and bring me to the peak of beauty. Yeats from the original edition this is a great introduction to a protean writer. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. And because I love this life, I know I shall love death as well. They discover him in the simple shells. It is a good exercise for those not brave enough to tackle the Bengali but who want a glimpse of the rsbindranath rhythm and the topical imagery of the original.

Gitanjali: Song Offerings

Bengali Wikisource has original text related to this article: Union The fusion happens sponetousely. The book shook the whole world and placed India, Rabindranath Tagore and Gitanjali on international arena of literature.


A collection of beautiful poems you might not want to miss reading! Offerings to the divine A Bengali doctor meets Mr Yeats. It’s so simple and amusingly obscure that we ignore the aspect of lives which is most important for its sustenance, love. But it is tagorr with thy love which is greater than theirs, and thou keepest me tagors. Silence There is a deep stillness around us even within the endless noises.

Here is an example: Tagore wanted to show his strong devotion to God by singing Him beautiful songs he drew from the deepest part of his heart. O thou the last fulfilment of life, Death, my death, come and whisper to me! Death As the dark visitor comes to take the seeker away.

Superstition The cunning may build giant temples,wear shiny Robes and carry beads. Their is no fear of the thundering clouds or quakes below. I wonder where lies thy path! There is a endless world of seas.

Gitanjali: Song Offerings by Rabindranath Tagore

With his words, he paints amazingly vivid landscapes incorporating into his verses all the elements of nature that apart from their own hues and tints carry the brushstrokes of the writer as well. The Gardener 4 Stars Nationalism 3 Stars This book forms part of my remarkably extensive reading list on Nobel Prize for Literature Awardees This review along with other reviews has been cross-posted at imbookedindefinitely A free ebook copy is legally downloadable here, along with a voluminous number of other works: Ah, why do I ever miss his sight whose breath touches my sleep?


Mentor Texts 1 4 May 02, With withered leaves they weave their boats and smilingly float them on the vast deep. On the seashore of endless worlds the children meet with shouts and dances.

What was the power that made me open out into this vast mystery like a bud in the forest at midnight! And he continues to be a silent source of encouragement to people who attempt to see something beautiful in everything.

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Tagore undertook the translations prior to a visit to England geetanjaluwhere the poems were extremely well received. He had read it so many times that the missing words do not bother him anymore.

What I adore about these poems is that he writes to the deity, and though many believe in different deities, his words are universal and completely transferable to one’s own relationship with some higher power: There was a time when I stopped reading all other books, it was just Geetanjali for me.