Rabindranath Tagore

[Gurudev] (7 May 1861 – 7 August 1941 / Calcutta (Kolkata), Bengal Presidency / British India)

Rabindranath Tagore
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Rabindranath Tagore (Bengali: রবীন্দ্রনাথ ঠাকুর) sobriquet Gurudev, was a Bengali polymath who reshaped his region's literature and music. Author of Gitanjali and its "profoundly sensitive, fresh and beautiful verse", he became the first non-European to win the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1913. In translation his poetry was viewed as spiritual and mercurial; his seemingly mesmeric personality, flowing hair, and other-worldly dress earned him a prophet-like reputation in the West. His "elegant prose and magical poetry" remain largely unknown outside Bengal. Tagore introduced new prose and verse forms and the use of colloquial language into Bengali literature, thereby ... more »

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  • ''“Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add color to my sunset sky.”
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    ― Rabindranath Tagore, Stray Birds
  • ''“If you cry because the sun has gone out of your life, your tears will prevent you from seeing the stars.”
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    ― Rabindranath Tagore
  • ''“You can’t cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water.” ''
    ― Rabindranath Tagore
  • ''“I slept and dreamt that life was joy. I awoke and saw that life was service. I acted and behold, service was joy.”
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  • ''“It is very simple to be happy, but it is very difficult to be simple.” ''
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  • Sarve sh (9/18/2018 4:08:00 AM)

    Very nice beta

  • IBRAHIM KHAN (9/16/2018 11:13:00 AM)

    Rabindarnath tagore is my roll model

  • Chandu (9/11/2018 8:06:00 PM)

    Your poems is super your poems rare opportunity to all but only few members are received

  • Heta Darji (9/9/2018 9:22:00 AM)

    An english poem

  • OMMS78 (9/3/2018 1:05:00 PM)

    Hi, Im searching a Tagore`s poem, that speaks about the every day we have a blank page. I know the poem in spanish but I would like to have in English. This is a piece translates in google:

    YOUR LIFE IS A BLANK PAGE

    You have already written many pages in your book;
    some are sad and others are happy;
    some are clean and clear,

    I wait some help with it.

    Thanks.

  • Shrikant (9/3/2018 8:20:00 AM)

    Nice.......... .

  • mayank (8/28/2018 4:46:00 AM)

    Rabindranath tagore is my favouraite poet

  • N MOHAMMED SUFIYAN (8/27/2018 9:33:00 AM)

    RABINDRANATH TAGOTE POEM

  • S. Ades (8/25/2018 11:12:00 AM)

    I would like to know if the following poem has been written by Tagore or by Gandhi: God, if you give the fortune, do not take my happiness. If you give the force, do not take from me the power of reasoning.
    If you give me the success, do not take my humility.
    If you give me humility, do not take my dignity.
    God; hellp me to see the other side of things.

    And so on......

  • Baaghi (8/23/2018 10:12:00 AM)

    Nice poems are written by Rabindranath Tagore

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Best Poem of Rabindranath Tagore

Clouds And Waves

Mother, the folk who live up in the clouds call out to me-
"We play from the time we wake till the day ends.
We play with the golden dawn, we play with the silver moon."
I ask, "But how am I to get up to you ?"
They answer, "Come to the edge of the earth, lift up your
hands to the sky, and you will be taken up into the clouds."
"My mother is waiting for me at home, "I say, "How can I leave
her and come?"
Then they smile and float away.
But I know a nicer game than that, mother.
I shall be the cloud and you the moon.
I shall ...

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