Tag: Rabindranath Tagore

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  • Civilisation & Nature

    Civilisation & Nature

    It is not possible to shed the veneers of civilization, or go back to a pagan age in a time-machine; but if mankind consciously tries to weave Nature into the fabric of mechanised existence, he will be more at peace with himself

    January 7, 2019
  • Rabindranath Tagore: Echoes of erudite thoughts

    Rabindranath Tagore: Echoes of erudite thoughts

    Polymath Rabindranath Tagore's wisdom teaches us about how we need to consider the larger picture for India's progress.

    December 14, 2018
  • ‘No proper records in Tagore bhawan’

    ‘No proper records in Tagore bhawan’

    Controversy over some missing original items used by the poet during his stay at Mungpo.

    December 4, 2018
  • All Tagore manuscripts at Visva Bharati: Official

    All Tagore manuscripts at Visva Bharati: Official

    The secretary of the West Bengal Heritage Commission, Umapada Chatterjee, on Sunday confirmed that not a single original manuscript related to the Nobel Laureate was displayed at the Rabindra Bhawan Museum at Mungpo in Darjeeling.

    December 3, 2018
  • ‘Missing’ Tagore memorabilia: Historian seeks govt white paper

    ‘Missing’ Tagore memorabilia: Historian seeks govt white paper

    Ananda Gopal Ghosh, who is the former coordinator of the North Bengal University (NBU) Heritage Project, said he was taken aback after going through the reports published in The Statesman.

    December 2, 2018
  • Read and Perform

    Read and Perform

    Tagore scholarship has two aims. One, it should bring out the history of Tagore's life and the historical context of his works. It must be a contribution to the history of literature. Two, it is meant to explain and interpret Tagore's creations so that they are better understood and appreciated and made relevant in our contemporary context. Reading on Tagore should lead to reading Rabindranath Tagore himself

    December 2, 2018
  • The interesting case of missing Tagore memorabilia at Darjeeling museum

    The interesting case of missing Tagore memorabilia at Darjeeling museum

    What allegedly missing were replicas, and they have been found, says official; no one knows where are original ones are

    December 1, 2018
  • Historic papers go ‘missing’ from Tagore museum

    Historic papers go ‘missing’ from Tagore museum

    The chief minister had taken initiatives to renovate and preserve the house through the North Bengal development department.

    November 29, 2018
  • Chittaranjan Das versus Rabindranath Tagore

    Chittaranjan Das versus Rabindranath Tagore

    Except for his early days, Chittaranjan Das was known to be a bitter critic of Rabindranath Tagore.

    November 26, 2018
  • Epic channel turns four

    Epic channel turns four

    EPIC celebrates the completion of four years on air.

    November 16, 2018
  • Analysis gone awry

    Analysis gone awry

    There can be various points of disagreement with Rabindranath Tagore’s critical juxtaposition of Kalidasa’s Abhijyan Sakuntalam and William Shakespeare’s Tempest.

    November 4, 2018
  • Are you left-brained or right-brained?

    Are you left-brained or right-brained?

    There is a common belief that most people are either more “right-brained” or more “left-brained” while there are a few who are almost equally balanced. A strong left brain manifests itself through interest and competency in analytical subjects – science, mathematics, business and accounting, logic, manufacturing etc. whereas a person with a strong right brain …

    September 2, 2018
  • Conversationalist Tagore

    Conversationalist Tagore

    “Did Rabindranath like to take part in adda?”, asks a character played by the actor Robi Ghosh in Satyajit Ray’s film, Agantuk. The answer to this question must be an emphatic “yes”. Few of us remember that Tagore was a brilliant conversationalist whose penchant for meaningful conversation was rooted in his faith in friendship, rational …

    September 2, 2018
  • Raksha Bandhan 2018: Date, significance, celebrations

    Raksha Bandhan 2018: Date, significance, celebrations

    The tying of rakhi is also done by members of various communities in order to maintain a peaceful harmony in the society.

    August 20, 2018
  • Shayan Italia’s Jana Gana Mana smashes national anthem records

    Shayan Italia’s Jana Gana Mana smashes national anthem records

    The #IWOULDSTANDFORTHIS video has attracted more than 71 million views so far, becoming the most viewed online video of the Indian national anthem ever in the world

    August 14, 2018
  • Remembering Rabindranath Tagore, the master storyteller

    Remembering Rabindranath Tagore, the master storyteller

    77 years after his death, Rabindranath Tagore continues to mesmerise literature enthusiasts with the range of emotions he covered in his writings and storytelling

    August 7, 2018
  • Tagore on Religion~II

    Tagore on Religion~II

    In his discourse on religion, Tagore repeatedly asserts the deep personal bonding with the Almighty. This sacred communion manifests itself in the absolute identification of the atma, the transcendence of ‘the utmost bounds of his humanity and find himself in a pure state of consciousness of his undivided unity with Parabrahman’. In the words of …

    August 4, 2018