October 24, 2019 2:41 pm
Not many know that 'Shantiniketan' was actually the name of a guesthouse that Tagore senior had built when he founded the Brahmo Samaj circa 1863.
January 16, 2020 10:50 am
Among his popular works are Bristi Pare Tapur-Tupur, an early poem that recreates the rhythm of the Bengali nursery rhymes that he loved in his childhood. Kadi-o-Komal was his first collection of poetry for children, followed by Sonar Tari and Kshanika.
October 17, 2019 11:22 am
Rabindranath Tagore Birth Anniversary 2019: "The old man saw that the pot that had been full of kodma sweets was now empty. And the pot that had held khoi chur, sweets made of parched rice, had not a grain left in it."
May 09, 2019 9:52 am
Rabindranath Tagore Jayanti: Abroad, too, cities with large Bengali populations celebrate the phenomenon called Rabindranath. New York, London, Chicago, Toronto, Paris boast Rabindra Sangeet academies, the number of students increasing by the day. The real reason is the desire to keep close to one's language, the land of one's birth.
May 09, 2019 9:23 am
As with many progressive Hindus of the time, Rabindranath Tagore had some conflicting ideas about the role of women in a marriage and marital life. On his 158th birth anniversary, Sahapedia looks at how Tagore underwent brief but visible phases of social and cultural conservatism.
August 07, 2019 10:58 am
Introduce your child to Rabindranath Tagore's works by getting them to read these interesting books, which include read aloud illustrated books as well as those for older children, stepping into adolescence.
May 07, 2019 12:26 pm
Although no list can justify what Rabindranath Tagore had written, here are some of his works one can revisit as we celebrate his birth anniversary. They have gained relevance over the years.
May 07, 2019 3:02 am
While Rabindra Jayanti, a public holiday, is observed on May 7, the community has planned to hold its annual programme a few days later on the weekend and has also expanded its roster this year to also pay tributes to four other celebrated Bengali poets.
February 25, 2019 7:48 pm
Somnath Bhadra, who, with his curly grey hair and a long beard, looks exactly the same as Nobel-winning poet, author, musician and artist Rabindranath Tagore.
November 27, 2018 10:42 pm
A video purportedly showing some teachers joining students in dance to the beats of Hindi film song 'Lungi dance' during a game of musical chair at the Sangeet Bhavan(music department) has gone viral on social media.
May 09, 2019 9:02 am
Rabindranath Tagore, the first Asian to win the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1913, is credited with reshaping Bengali literature, music and art in the 19th and 20th centuries. The eminent Bengali poet, philosopher, novelist, playwright, and lyricist is the only one to be associated with the national anthems of three countries — India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka. Born on May 7, 1861, in the Jorasanko mansion in Kolkata, his work requires little introduction. On his birth anniversary, here are some pearls of wisdom from the legend himself.
August 07, 2018 1:23 pm
Rabindranath Tagore was India’s first Nobel Laureate and was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature for ‘Gitanjali’, which is Tagore’s best-known collection of poetry. Tagore breathed his last on 7th August, 1941.
May 07, 2016 2:30 pm
On his birth anniversary, here are some nuggets of wisdom from poet Rabindranath Tagore.
February 22, 2016 6:42 pm
12 quotes on nationalism that are bound to make you think about which side of the 'anti-nationalism' debate are you on.
May 09, 2015 4:34 pm
154th birth anniversary of Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore was celebrated on Sunday.