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April 11, Anadhikar Probesh Anadhikar Probesh. Aporichita Aporichita. Asombhob Katha Asombhob Katha. Baulergaan Baulergaan. Prabondha Date: Bharatbarshoer Itihas Bharatbarshoer Itihas.
Bicharok Bicharok. Bodnam Bodnam. Bolai Bolai.
Bosonto Bosonto. Natok Date: Bostomi Bostomi. Nobels Date: January 17, Byabodhan Byabodhan.
Chhuti Chhuti. Chitrokor Chitrokor. Choraidhon Choraidhon. Daliya Daliya. Danprotidan Danprotidan.
Denapawna Denapawna. Detective Detective. Didi Didi.
Dorpohoron Dorpohoron. Drishtidan Drishtidan. Durbuddhi Durbuddhi. Ghater Kotha Ghater Kotha. Gupta Dhon Gupta Dhon. Ichhapuron Ichhapuron. Impirialism Impirialism. Jogesworer Jogyo Jogesworer Jogyo. The surname Tagore Thakur came from their official duties during the Mussalman rule, in the seventeenth century.
Originally they were Radheya Brahmans, of the Shandilya clan, from Kanauj, with the surname Bandyopadhyaya, and one of their ancestors was the Bhatt Narayan who wrote the play Venisanhara. Since the Tagores had left off their Brahman ways to serve the Mussalmans, the strict Bengali Brahmans suspected that, when- ever the occasion demanded, the Tagores must have eaten and drunk with the Mussalmans, and accordingly they bestowed the epithet Pirali upon them.
Priding themselves upon their own: lofty purity, some of those Brahman families were at one time reluctant even to intermarry with the Tagores. From early times, the Tagores had enjoyed a zemindari, and over the British rulers they maintained, the same powerful influence as they had wielded at the Mussalman court. During his time he acquired great wealth and property, together with a high reputation among Indians and foreigners alike.
To every important work of public benefit, throughout Bengal, Raja Dwarkanath lent his personal and financial support. In the course of a later schism, the followers was. He played a leading part in Bengal's bitter fight against of the Samaj henceforth distinguished as the" original Brahmo the infamous "black" Press Act of l?
Though yet in He was consulted by the Government upon practically all the world of everyday, he kept himself aloof from it like a lotus questions of public welfare. It was by his encouragement that leaf on a pond. Nowhere in Calcutta's wealthy, aristocratic and the Zemindar Council, the India Bank, the Union Bank, the cultured circles, could you have found in those days another man Hindu College, the Medical College, and other institutions were of such spiritual and intellectual stature as Devendranath.
Not founded on sound plans; it was through the help of his purse without reason was he called" Maharshi ". When he became the head of the family on Raja Dwarkanath's During two trips to England and Europe, Raja Dwarkanath death, Devendranath had little notion of the state of its finances.
Louis-Phillipe, and England's Queen Victoria. More than once, No longer, perhaps, could the family maintain its former princely during his stay in England, he was invited to dine at Buckingham splendour; but surely they could still live in some style.
In Europe he used to travel in royal pomp. No wonder day came when the shears of disillusionment cut the thread of he was addressed as "Prince Dwarkanath Tagore".
A mercantile firm trading with England-Carr, Raja Dwarkanath engaged in business on a very large scale. Tagore and Co.
Devendranath, then He had three sons. The eldest, Devendxallath, became aged but twenty-eight or twenty-nine, and totally without busi- Rabindranath's father. The third son was Nagendranath. And not only must the firm crash at the feet of Debt, Into this old, renowned and highly respected family, but the zemindari itself was threatened.
But he would Calcutta. He was his parents' fourteenth and last child. Devendranath Devendranath won praise as a religious reformer of high ignored the counsels of the unscrupulous; he turned a deaf ear discrimination, and a saintly man of profound experience.
Seeing to the selfish wails of short-sighted kinsmen. In court, he forth- hisrishi-like ways, people showed their deep respect by address- rightly told the judge. He was a leading patron is still Ieft.
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I am prepared to take the road as a destitute shelter- and inspirer of the monotheistic cult established by Raja Ram less beggar, but I choose to sell the zemindari and pay my ere- Mohan Roy. Besides writing a number of books on the Brahmo ditorsto the last pie.
I rate honesty above money, and therefore, religion, he had made a first-class Bengali translation of the I will not think twice about repaying even with my body's ,Rigveda and the Upanishads.
He possessed an excellent com- breath. By firmly con- The creditors assembled in court were quite overcome by this solidating the monotheistic cult, he established a religious society clear and noble-minded declaration.
Let him payoff our debts as and when he can. Devendranath's conduct won universal admiration, and added.. Our food was of the plainest.
Our clothes list would make much to the esteem in which he was held. Till our tenth year was over, From now, Devendranath managed his household with rigorous we wore no socks or boots on any account whatsoever. On cold care. Not only did he payoff his creditors, but he even wear.
With all this, we never felt ourselves neglected. Our made good-with interest-his father's promised contributions only grouse was when our old" Nyamat " tailor forgot to sew to various institutions, Cone of course was the old princely a pocket in our shirt. No boy was ever yet born so poor, that pomp, but he had saved enough to pass his days in happiness he had nothing to stuff into his pocket.
God in His mercy has a? Had he been so minded, he might have retrieved. Each for him. He ruled his life by the first verse of the Isha one of us used to get a pair of slippers; though there was no Upanishad: guarantee that they would stay on our feet. Our habit of kick- Whate'er lives in this world, therein lives God. Would'st thou enjoy, plain of any lack of use.
EnJoy renouncmg; covet no man's goods. In our dress, food, living, activities, talk and recreations, Inclined towards introspection, he paid the bare minimum we and our seniors were as far asunder as heaven and earth.
At the beyond our grasp. The modern child finds his seniors too time of Rabindranath's birth, he placed most of the zemindari accessible; whenever he wants them, he can have them. It would and family affairs in the hands of his grown-up sons and trusted probably be correct to say that all his desires are readily satisfied. He lived almost entirely by himself, constantly tra- Our desires never received any such ready satisfaction.
Even the velling and being rarely found at home. We got through the days in the hope that those things would be ours after we grew up, and were positive that the future would carefully save them up for us. The consequence was that, whatever little we got, we enjoyed to the utmost. Rind to kernel, nothing was wasted. Just look at your modern child in a well-to-do home. Half of what he gets, he just fingers and pushes ,aside; much of what 2. The Infant' Prisoner he has, he would never miss.
The south-east corner of the outer hall was the servants' place. He used to select a particular spot, where he made me sit. Round pass his whole time under the eyes of servants. Of this period he writes in his Reminiscences: this, he would draw a line in chalk, and with raised forefinger and looks of deadly seriousness, he would solemnly warn me "With a viewto saving themselves trouble, they practically not to step outside the line.
Whether this warning referred to bottled up all our natural right of free action. Yet this rigorous some earthly or some supernatural danger, I never understood; confinement was surely compensated in full by our freedom from but that mortal fear consumed me, is a fact. I had read in the excessive fondling.
In his of the limits set for myself. Reminiscences he writes: " Just beneath the window of this room, was a tank, with stone "Like a dear friend known in a previous birth, the Ganges steps leading down to the water, a huge banyan tree on its welcomed me to her lap. Just in front of the servants' quarters, western bank, close to the garden wall, and a line of coconut at that garden house, there grew an orchard of rose-apples, in palms along its southern side.
My place of detention was near whose shade I used to sit day after day, while I gazed between this window, through whose shutters I used to watch the above their trunks at the flowing currents of the river.
Such was the and tell me some fresh tidings. Not to lose even a moment of cage from which I beheld Nature's beauty. The boundless out- the precious day, I would scurry through my bath, etc. Daily the Ganges ebbed and flowed, while boats of all shapes cruised to and fro its wondrous sights and sounds and scents pierce the chinks of before my eyes.
At sunrise the trees' shadows sloped westwards, my prison walls. In a hundred different motions, they made and back to the east again in the evening.
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Shooting through me feel as if they wanted to come through my prison bars and the evening sky, the ruddy sun-rays would reach the dense shadow play with me. But the outer world was free; only I was a captive.
Manya time, the sky would " Little by little this captive state was changed. My loneliness be overcast from the very dawn. Then darkness, would spread became less and less.
By degrees I was made free to my heart's through the thickets across the water, and the trees,' black shadow content to leap and gambol in the life-giving sunshine; to caper, would creep over the river's trough.
Then the heavy rain would wildly laughing, over the fresh green lawns; to lark in clear cool fall, and everything would grow murky, blotting out the horizon. Permission came to cross the threshold of home and set The rain would pass, and the shadowed trees would weep their foot on the threshold of the boundless world.
The door was tear-drops pitter-patter. The whole river would become swollen. In my new acquaintance with outside things, I felt as though the world were shedding its foul covering of beggarly ways. The puris and molasses that I ate each morning were, I was convinced, as luscious as the nectar that Indra swigs in his heaven.
For it is 3. In the Ganges' Lap not in the nectar that the quality lies, but in the taster himself; which is why those who go in search of it are slow to find it. Steps led down to the water from a raised bathing- cough, and to prevent the children from catching the infection, platform, beside which grew a big jamb tree. All round the the Tagore family left the city and went to spend some days in tank grew many fruit-trees of different sorts, planted very close a garden, far away on the banks of the Ganges.
The children together, in whose dense shade the tank seemed to be hiding all were overjoyed at the prospect of staying in a new place, and by itself. The burqa-hidden loveliness of this secluded little that too, in a garden by a river. With the thought that they garden cast on me a spell quite different from the spell of the would see a world so different from their daily world, their river bank, displayed in the front of the house.
The garden's eagerness and delight knew no bounds. All afternoon I lay beneath the returned to Jorasanko. I was back again in the old groove. Home, My University whole daily round. Precisely such a village could be seen in front of our garden wall, but we were given' keep away' orders. Formerly, EXCEPT Tagore's eldest brother but one, Satyendranath, all the we were inside the cage; now we were out of the cage-with the Tagore boys had their education arranged for them at home.
Tagore's father had turned his house into a veritable university, " One morning, two of my seniors set out for a walk towards a meeting-place and a refuge for talent in many fields of know- that village.
The moment they left, my eagerness could not ledge.Manya time, the sky would " Little by little this captive state was changed. But it does not say much about Binodini. Choraidhon Choraidhon. The stream of song that hawkers faint and far off, and the tun-tun of the coppersmiths, he set free in me, will remain my Iife's companion to my last hour. Somapti Somapti. Uddhar Uddhar.