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Abhishruti Ghosh
Hey everyone! Your friend, Sara here. To those who want to know more about the Bard of India, the one and only Rabindranath Tagore, do read this essay on him by Abhishruti Ghosh, a 13 year old Bookosmian from Kolkata.
She goes to Loreto House School, Kolkata.

Tagore – The Crown Jewel Of Literature | Bookosmia

Tagore – The Crown Jewel Of Literature

Tagore - The crown jewel of literature

“I am only waiting for love to give myself up at last into his hands.”

 

These are the famous lines from the ‘Gitanjali’ which is a crown-jewel of the seraphic poet of modern India, Rabindranath Tagore.

 

Tagore was a poet, writer and social reformer. He was also a brilliant artist.He was a connecting strand between the East and the West.

 

Born in the year 1861, he went on to become a renowned writer, revered all over the world.

 

As a child,Tagore had little taste for any kind of sincere, formal education. He started writing at a very young age and soon became the master of poetry. He is often referred to with the sobriquet of ‘Gurudev’, ‘Kobiguru’, and ‘Biswakobi’.

 

Tagore - The crown jewel of literature

 

He was well known for his elegant prose and magical poetry which left the readers spellbound. The beauty of his works was often compared to some of the best European writers such as Percy Bysshe Shelley, John Keats, William Wordsworth, Alfred Tennyson and William Shakespeare.

 

Tagore pertained a great love for his motherland and a patriotic spirit and he influenced the whole nation through his works.

 

We often get a glimpse of his affection towards his country through his writings like ‘Endless time’, ‘Freedom’, ‘Where the mind is without fear’ and so on.

Tagore - The crown jewel of literature

 

Some of Tagore’s best works are Gitanjali’, Stray birds, Gora’, Kabuliwala, and Chokher bali.

 

It was in his time that Bengali literature reached its’ zenith of splendour.

 

Tagore stands as a legendary figure in the history of India, even after 74 years of India’s independence.

 

Till today, his poems, songs, stories are read with utmost reverence and Rabindra Sangeet has become a part of the Bengali culture.

 

His greatest contribution to his motherland is the Indian National Anthem, “Jana Gana Mana” – which is the masterpiece of Tagore’s artistic talent and his equally remarkable patriotism.

 

Tagore - The crown jewel of literature

 

The luminary poet of Bengal received the Nobel prize, in the year 1913 for his ‘Gitanjali’.

 

Rabindranath was also a renowned educationist and he believed in studying in the lap of nature. He established Shantiniketan where most of the classes were held in open air and not in closed rooms.

 

Tagore - The crown jewel of literature

 

He helped spread Indian culture and education all over the world.

 

We lost him on the despondent day of 7th August, 1941 but he will always remain in our hearts till the end of time.

 

Tagore will always be remembered and his teachings will shower upon us blessings of love, faith and knowledge upon which the human society shall exist.

 

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44 Replies to “Tagore – The Crown Jewel Of Literature | Bookosmia”

  • Susweta Paul

    Excellent Writing 👏👏

  • SHRUTIRUPA GHOSH

    Piece of craftsmanship. Great works.

  • ANSUMAN Chakraborty

    Abhisruti has written in a very stylist yet lucid way and portrayed Tagore in a very comprehensive manner. She has maintained the standard all along her presentation.
    Angsuman Chakraberty

  • Souvik Mandal

    Nice work 👏👏

  • Arpita Chatterjee

    Wonderfull writting.. Wish you’ll do your best.. Keep it up..😇❤️

  • Soumik mandal

    Loved it ❤️

  • Abhijit

    Wonderful work at the age of thirteen. Keep it up.

  • Debajyoti Paul

    Marvelous expressions .. I selute You..

  • Tanushree Chowdhury

    Outstanding work 👏👏

  • Tanushree Chowdhury

    Outstanding work👏👏

  • Ashoke Agarwala

    Excellent Writting at the age of thirteen. Keep it up.

  • Ashoke Agarwala

    Excellent Writting at the age of thirteen. Keep it up.

  • Ashoke Agarwala

    Mindblowing writting …God Bless you…keep it up

  • Prabir Chatterjee

    Wonderful at this age…

  • Ration Mandal

    Amazing work on R.N.Tagore by a tender aged girl, she must has depth on literature and writing of noble winner
    Carry on, best wishes….

  • Pradipta kr Ganguli

    Exelent writing

  • Surajit dutta

    Very Very nice

  • Shyam Prakash Gupta

    Beautiful 🙏

  • Tanmay kumar Das

    Mind blowing
    Carry on
    God bless you

  • M SAMSUR RAHMAN

    Unique ways of presenting Tagore !! Excellent!!! Carry on…

  • Ahoy Das

    Asadharan

  • Chiranjib Saha

    Your writing has touched my heart ! Abhisruti, keep it continue to explore your hidden skills. May God bless you !

  • S.G.

  • Superb Work .
    Great Writing!

  • Md. Lutfal hoque

    Very very good

  • Rabiyul alam

    nice

  • Ankit Gupta

    Great balance in writing.

  • Pundarik Chakrabarti

    Excellent 👌

  • Nandita

    Excellent writing…. Keep it up 💕💕👌🏻👌🏻👌🏻

  • Firoj Ahmed

    Outstanding Writing carry on……….

  • Firoj Ahmed

    Excellent Writing this literature…………. Carry on

  • Bappa Biswas

    Excellent Writting. Keep it up.

  • Bappa Biswas

    Excellent Writting.keep it up.

  • Mehedi Masud

    Excellent Writting at the age of thirteen. Keep it up.

  • net world

    Excellent Writting at the age of thirteen. Keep it up.

  • Mehedi Masud

    Excellent Writing

  • Bappa Biswas

    Nice writing

  • Ratna Banerjee

    Excellent! Keep it up!!

  • Soumyadeep

    This is really good!🤩

  • Precise aesthetic engineering on the works of Tagore.

  • A.A. Ghosh

    The brilliance of Tagore and his splendid craftsmanship has been deftly combined and portrayed in a lucid language by Abhishruti. Amazing work! Keep it up!!!

  • ARGHYA GHOSH

    Perfect blend of lucidity and eloquence. Packed with information. Precise and apt.
    Best wishes for little Abhishruti.

  • Soumyarupa M. Ghosh

    The writing is crisp. Keep up the good work

  • ankuraich

    Great work Abhishruti!
    A teacher always feels proud of their students, if they done anything good. And I am also proud of you Abhishruti.
    Keep improving yourself like this.

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