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  Rabindranath Tagore - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Tagore was also a cultural reformer and polymath who modernised Bangla art by rejecting strictures binding it to classical Indian forms.
Tagore (nicknamed "Rabi") was born the youngest of fourteen children in the Jorasanko mansion of parents Debendranath Tagore and Sarada Devi.
Tagore typically associated his earliest stories (such as those of the "Sadhana" period) with an exuberance of vitality and spontaneity; these characteristics were intimately connected with Tagore’s life in the common villages of, among others, Patisar, Shajadpur, and Shilaida while managing the Tagore family’s vast landholdings.
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 Rabindranath Tagore - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Rabindranath Tagore (রবীন্দ্রনাথ ঠাকুর, rabIndranAth thhAkur) (May 7, 1861 – August 7, 1941) (in the Bangla Calendar, 25 Baishakh, 1268 – 22 Srabon, 1348), also called Gurudev, was a Bengali poet, Brahmo philosopher and nationalist who was awarded the Nobel Prize for literature in 1913, becoming the first Asian to be awarded a Nobel Prize.
Tagore was born in Jorasanko, Kolkata ((Bangla:কলকাতা;), the son of Debendranath Tagore and Sarada devi.
Tagore's richest legacy for today's polarized world is perhaps his eloquent denunciation of Nationalism, which he perceived, in the shadows of our last great war, as one of the largest threats to humanity.
www.chicagoheights.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Rabindranath_Tagore   (1670 words)

 Literary Encyclopedia: Rabindranath Tagore   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Tagore’s father, Maharishi (a great saint) Debendranath Tagore (1817-1905), was a leader of the Brahmo Samaj, a reformist religious movement that sought the revival of the monistic basis of Hinduism as laid down in the Upanishads.
Tagore was the fourteenth child in a family of fifteen, but he grew up as the youngest member in the household, because his younger sibling died early.
Tagore was educated at home; at seventeen, however, he was sent to England to study law, but returned after a year, without finishing his studies, because he could not cope with the English weather, or bear to live away for long from the sights and sounds of Bengal.
www.literaryencyclopedia.com /php/speople.php?rec=true&UID=4307   (570 words)

 Rabindranath Tagore | TutorGig.co.uk Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Rabindranath, as the youngest of fourteen children, grew up in a vibrant artistic atmosphere, where literary magazines were published and music performance and theaters were presented within the cultural group nucleated by the Jorasanko Tagores.
Tagore's family lineage continues and among the famous is his great-granddaughter, Sharmila Tagore (wife of Nawab of Pataudi) who acted in numerous Hindi and Bengali movies.
What motivated Rabindranath to write Roktokarabi is not clear, some suggesting his recent visit to the mines of Bombay, some to his dislike of what he saw in the west, and some other think that he was motivated by woman to create the character of Nandini.
www.tutorgig.co.uk /ed/Rabindranath_Tagore   (2625 words)

 Rabindranath Tagore on education - Kathleen M. O'Connell
Rabindranath’s school contained a children’s school as well as a university known as Visva-Bharati and a rural education Centre known as Sriniketan.
In Tagore's philosophy of education, the aesthetic development of the senses was as important as the intellectual--if not more so--and music, literature, art, dance and drama were given great prominence in the daily life of the school.
Rabindranath Tagore, by his efforts and achievements, is part of a global network of pioneering educators, such as Rousseau, Pestalozzi, Froebel, Montessori and Dewey--and in the contemporary context, Malcolm Knowles--who have striven to create non-authoritarian learning systems appropriate to their respective surroundings.
www.infed.org /thinkers/tagore.htm   (2158 words)

 Rabindranath Tagore Column @ HigherPower.org (Higher Power)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Rabindranath Tagore in Kolkata (probably taken in 1915, the year he was knighted by Lord Hardinge).
Finally, on 14 November 1913, Tagore learned that he was the 1913 Nobel Prize in Literature winner.
Despite his tumultuous relations with Gandhi, Tagore was also key in resolving a Gandhi- dispute involving separate electorates for untouchables, ending a fast "unto death" by Gandhi.
higherpower.org /encyclopedia/Rabindranath_Tagore   (4365 words)

 Rabindranath Tagore   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Rabindranath Tagore (or Rabindranath Thakur) (May 7, EHandler: no quick summary.
Rabindranath was the youngest of Debendranath Tagore's fourteen children.
Tagore was keenly sensitive to the world events of his time and expressed eloquently his pain and despair over war war quick summary:
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/r/ra/rabindranath_tagore.htm   (1443 words)

 Tagore, Rabindranath - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Tagore, Rabindranath   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
A photograph from the 1920s shows Indian philosopher and poet Rabindranath Tagore, with Albert Einstein on the left.
Tagore studied law in England but returned to Bengal to become part of the revival of Hindu culture there in the late 1800s.
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encyclopedia.farlex.com /Tagore,+Rabindranath   (217 words)

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