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Chitto Jetha Bhayshunyo – WikiVisually
Yet, I value my opinion enough to share it Geetanjali is y favorite work. Tagore’s gratitude to the creator brings tears to one’s eyes.
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It is a pity that India has not given this great poet his due Musings of an Unknown Indian. We are approaching the 7th of May He was born on the 7th of May in the year Therefore, I felt it would be quite apt to write about this lyrical genuis, who is also my favourite poet. To read my other blogs regarding this great poet and polymath and to know more about him, please click on the following link: Tagore also mentioned under the ‘labels’ tag on my blog. Written by Kabiguru Rabindranath Tagore before India’s independence, it represents Tagore’s dream of how the new, awakened India should be.
The original Bengali poem was translated by the poet laureate himself and was included in his Nobel prize winning anthology of poems, ” Gitanjali ” in The Nobel organisation called him a “towering figure in the millennium-old literature of Bengal. The English version of “Chitto jetha bhayashunyo” is as follows: Where the mind is without fear Where the mind is without fear and the head is held high.
Where knowledge is free. Where the world has not been broken up into fragments. By narrow domestic walls. Where words come out from the depth of truth. Where tireless striving stretches its arms towards perfection.
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Where the clear stream of reason has not lost its way. Into the dreary desert sand of dead habit. Where the mind is led bhaywhunyo by thee. Into ever-widening thought and action. Into that heaven of freedom, my Father, let my country awake. This is Kabiguru Rabindranath Tagore’s dream of a free and glorious India. He dreamt of a free-thinking, united and dynamic India. Here is a link for an audio-visual version of the above poem read by Samuel Godfrey George: Following is the link to the poem in its musical form rendered by various artists: The noted Irish poet and dramatist W.
Yeatsamong others, led the Western appreciation of Tagore, exclaiming of his work in Tagore gave both India and Bangladesh bhayshuny national anthems, while every branch of modern Bengali literature has been enriched by his extraordinarily diverse works and bears the great polymath’s unique legacy. A young Tagore, reading a book. The Bengali version of Tagore’s poem “Where the mind is without fear.
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