Gitanjali Book

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Gitanjali by Rabindranath Tagore

This book is just another example of why the great British poets often described Tagore as the ultimate poet. Because I want to slowly and wholely taste every word, rather than swallow the whole book at once.

But it is otherwise with thy love which is greater than theirs, and thou keepest me free. If you are the same with Tagore, you would opine that the God to whom Tagore is devoted is the same God you are devoted to.

Thou hast made me endless, such is thy pleasure. Arguably one of the finest poets of all times, Rabindranath Tagore was an authorial voice in the pre-independence era of India. You may have already requested this item. First paperback edition View all editions and formats. Why does my night pass by with him so near yet not near?

Your rating has been recorded. Hence each poem brings a different meaning to each of its reader without getting drifted away by the preconception got generated by reading a title. He inspired millions to undertake the baton of chasing dreams irrespective of their colours of existence.

Gitanjali in literal meaning denotes an offering of a handful of songs. Gitanjali is a star shining in the darkness.

Book Summary Gitanjali Spiritual Poems of Tagore

He always looked at death as his friend who would finally take him and make him stand face to face with God. It echoes the touch of the King of kings. Please enter recipient e-mail address es.

Gitanjali is one of those texts, t.i urban legend album Tagore is one of those writers. Words fail me when I try to explain why I am so devoted to this book.

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Each of the poem is thought provoking, intriguing, deeply meaningful and motivational. In one poem he is a beggar asking alms from a king, in one poem he is a king himself.

Alas, why are my nights all thus lost? In this laborious world of thine, tumultuous with toil and with struggle, among hurrying crowds shall I stand before thee face to face. It is full of a painful sweetness and a joy we have all felt and lost. Reading them feels like undertaking a bird's flight which is continuous and is sure to take you with it to the lands interminable. Tagore prays to God to give him strength to absorb his joys and sorrows faced in life and not to get drifted away by them.

But day passes by after day and thou art not seen. The thoughts are beautiful and worthy of prayerful reflection. He frequently employs elements from nature and blends them with an undercurrent of sanctity. Truly am I in desperate need of any good that You bestow on me! Each line can penetrate through your heart as well as might have a profound impact upon people astray from their religious faith.

There is the presence of the sounds of footsteps outside the house. It's so simple and amusingly obscure that we ignore the aspect of lives which is most important for its sustenance, love. Maybe because I have similar spiritual quest going on inside me, or maybe I feel the similar kind of love, if not as great as Tagore's, for the Unknown. The work was originally written in Bengali published over different Bengali books on poetry from where poems have been picked, compiled and consolidated in this book.

Spiritual Poems of Rabindranath Tagore

And when my work shall be done in this world, O King of kings, alone and speechless shall I stand before thee face to face. He is my favorite mystical poet.

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My favorite poems are the one involving God as playmate and mother. It's my lack of experience that has placed me in this position, so I believe the answers will come to me with time. Would you like to tell us about a lower price?

Remember me on this computer. For me then, I had just an impression that he was such a very enlighted literary figure. The Bengal poet Tagore rates as one of the greatest poets of all time. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Other than that I prefer reading ghat instead of beaches and sharad kal and veena instead of mid July weather and musical instrumental. Martin's, gives a good selection of Tagore's prose, verse and non-fiction. The four poems I am sharing in this review are my favorite poems of the collection which may or may not be his most popular ones.

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It is this sorrow of separation that gazes in silence all night from star to star and becomes lyric among rustling leaves in rainy darkness of July. There's a problem loading this menu right now. Sometimes texts have to find you in exactly the right time of your life to make a proper impact. The E-mail message field is required.