He wrote many stories, , and dramas. Put of thy holy mantle and even like him come down on the dusty soil! It is as if the time were come to wind up my work, and I feel in the air a faint smell of thy sweet presence. But his ideas and ideals will continue to inspire and encourage the whole humanity in the days to come. When thou took'st thy leave I stood silent. His father, the Maha Rishi, would sometimes sit there all through the next day; once, upon a river, he fell into contemplation because of the beauty of the landscape, and the rowers waited for eight hours before they could continue their journey. Some of his odd volumes of poetry are like Manasi, Sonar Tari, Gitanjali, Gitimalya, Balaka, etc.
Ever in my life have I sought thee with my songs. The Bengal renaissance had the Tagore Family as a key pillar, as their house resonated with theatre and recitals of both Bengali and western classical music and poems. This is my prayer to thee, my lord---strike, strike at the root of penury in my heart. At the end of the stony path, in the country of virgin solitude, my friend is sitting all alone. Soon after, Tagore found himself visiting places like Mexico, Singapore and Rome, where he met national leaders and important personalities including the likes of Einstein and Mussolini. He was educated at home; and although at seventeen he was sent to England for formal schooling, he did not finish his studies there. It is time that I go to the stream to fill my pitcher.
Let the cloud of grace bend low from above like the tearful look of the mother on the day of the father's wrath. . Ours is a world shaped by symbols and images. Day after day I have kept watch for thee; for thee have I borne the joys and pangs of life. In pleasure and in pain I stand not by the side of men, and thus stand by thee.
I shall ever try to keep all untruths out from my thoughts, knowing that thou art that truth which has kindled the light of reason in my mind. His father was Debendranath Tagore; his mother was Sarada Devi. Wealth and fame come from thee and it is for thee to give or to withhold them. Francis and to William Blake who have seemed so alien in our violent history. My heart can never find its way to where thou keepest company with the companionless among the poorest, the lowliest, and the lost.
Even as a boy he felt that nature is a mystery and he should unravel the secrets of nature, through education. The thunder roars in the sky. He also involved himself in the Indian nationalist movement and followed his own non-sentimental and visionary ways. But his ideas and ideals will continue to inspire and encourage the whole humanity in the days to come. Thy infinite gifts come to me only on these very small hands of mine. Bring out thy tattered piece of mat and spread it in the courtyard.
During the initial stage of his career, his stories reflected the surroundings in which he grew. This thy self-separation has taken body in me. He liked the outside world-the open sky overhead and the earth under the feet. I surely know my pride will go to the wall, my life will burst its bonds in exceeding pain, and my empty heart will sob out in music like a hollow reed, and the stone will melt in tears. Greetanjali was published in 1910.
In youth Tagore likely agreed with him. He went to England at his seventeen for his formal schooling however could not complete. He was very religious and spiritual man which helped him a lot in the days of crisis. He shed light and warmth and revived the mental and moral spirit of the people. Tagore had early success as a writer in his native Bengal.
Politically, India was deep in slavery and culturally in wilderness. And because I love this life, I know I shall love death as well. He was knighted in 1915 by King George V, but he renounced the title 4 years later, following the British massacre of 400 Indian civilians in Amritsar. Freedom is all I want, but to hope for it I feel ashamed. It quivers like the one last response of life in ecstasy of pain at the final stroke of death; it shines like the pure flame of being burning up earthly sense with one fierce flash.