Rabindranath Tagore

Calcutta (Kolkata), Bengal Presidency / British India
Rabindranath Tagore
Calcutta (Kolkata), Bengal Presidency / British India
Thursday, January 1, 2004

Give Me Strength Comments

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This is my prayer to thee, my lord---strike,
strike at the root of penury in my heart.

Give me the strength lightly to bear my joys and sorrows.

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Rabindranath Tagore
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Suryendu Chaudhury 09 October 2020
Complete devotion to the divine can bring about for such an ask for inspiration.
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Kumarmani Mahakul 05 July 2019
Give me the strength lightly to bear my joys and sorrows. Give me the strength to make my love fruitful in service........touching expression with lofty theme. Beautiful poem.
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Ratnakar Mandlik 04 July 2019
A great prayer emanating from a sublimated mind.
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Banamala Sen 04 July 2019
Every time I read a poem by Rabindranath Tagore, I feel - these are the most sublime words I have ever come across in print! Every line in his poem conveys a spirituality indicating the mind of not only a brilliant poet, but a great philosopher!
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Rajnish Manga 04 July 2019
Read this poem as a student long ago. A beautiful prayer reiterating the need for and adherence to pure human values. I would like to translate it into Hindi.
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Anil Kumar Panda 04 July 2019
One of the best poem by Guruji. Enjoyed reading.
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Give me the strength to raise my mind high above daily trifles. Great thought by the great poet
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The Muse 04 July 2019
Isn't this a famous religious hymn too?
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Mahtab Bangalee 04 July 2019
excellent indeed this is insightful poet here the greatest poet prayed for removing the penury of heart and enlightening inside-outside entirely
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Ramesh T A 04 July 2019
Requisition to God to give him strength to withstand both joys and sorrows in life in powerfully expressed by master Poet Tagore!
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Bernard F. Asuncion 04 July 2019
One of the best poems by Rabindranath Tagore that conveys the message on total submission to the Almighty.......
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Adeeb Alfateh 04 July 2019
Give me the strength never to disown the poor or bend my knees before insolent might. Give me the strength to raise my mind high above daily trifles. great HE is great His writing is great the great POET for me great 10++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++x1000000000000000
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Emon Acharjee 18 May 2018
Best poem by Rabindranath Tagore
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Gnanssekaran K 28 April 2018
This poem is one of my favorites.
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rishi sasmal 07 January 2018
very good givenrthhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
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Ratnakar Mandlik 26 June 2016
Give me strength to raise my mind high above daily trifles. A meaningful prayer versified by the great poet. Thanks for sharing it here.
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Susan Williams 26 June 2016
What a powerful prayer and aimed so well at the common fault-lines in our make-up. I applaud the simplicity of his prayer- he is talking directly from his heart and soul to his Creator and in doing so he talks without ornamentation, gaudiness, or look-at-me stylish writing. He is simply and reverently praying for God to invest him with strength to do God's will. Absolutely a model of prayer.
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M Asim Nehal 26 June 2016
This is one of the best prayers I have seen in the recent past, to ask for the strength to bear the suffering and to obtain the strength for serving is something very unique and different......100+++++
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Edward Kofi Louis 26 June 2016
To bear my joys and sorrows! ! Thanks for sharing this poem with us.
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Ashokan Sivapragasam 02 January 2012
Awesome Poem that everyone keep in mind, heart or whatever to (we, human beings) be along with this lines.
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