Rabindranath Tagore Jayanti

Published On : April 9, 2024  |  Author : Astrologer Pt Umesh Chandra Pant

Celebrating Rabindranath Tagore Jayanti

The maestro in literature, music, and drama, the composer of various treatises and poems, and an author of the national anthem (Jana Gana Mana), the late Rabindranath Tagore is known as an illustrious personality in India. His Jayanti is an auspicious occurrence celebrated with boundless enthusiasms by people every year all over the country.

Born on 07 May 1861 in the Jorasanko mansion in India’s Calcutta, Tagore was extraordinarily gifted, liberal, and welfareist. He also happens to be the recipient of the prestigious Nobel Award. While he sublimated his innermost passion for social welfare and attempted a great deal to materialize the same through his creative works; on the other hand, Tagore also emphasized the significance of nature conservation. Tagore, a man who deeply fell in love with peace and spiritualism, established Santiniketan, a neighbourhood situated in the city of Bolpur in West Bengal, India.

Rabindranath Tagore Jayanti is celebrated by people who pay their reverential regard to the man because of his noble contribution to societal development. People extol him for being prodigious and a great poet whose masterpiece was adopted as a national anthem representing the core cultural vibrancy of India on the world stage. Tagore was pious by nature and a composer of many masterpieces that motivate people to exert their best efforts in doing social welfare. His poems are an accurate reflection of motivations, guiding people toward noble deeds. He penned down poems at the age of 8, a prodigy that is believed to have been granted to him by the divine grace of goddess Saraswati. At the age of 16, he wrote his first short story. His mastery was not limited to composing poems and treatises. Tagore also was well-versed in different areas, such as science, history, geography, Sanskrit, astronomy and others. He also underlined the importance of novels, dramas, travelogues etc. in his creative works. He included many songs and music notes in his books.

The Patriotism Of Rabindranath Tagore

Patriotism was deep-rooted in the heart of Rabindranath Tagore, the nation’s poet. He externalized the same in his creative works. For instance, during the British rule in India, he highlighted the burning issues surrounding Hindu society through his novel, Gora. The novel also talks at great length about the social injustices and advocates the eradication of the same to foster a better society. The message of unity that Tagore conveyed through his novel was based on the premise of British rulers peddling racial discrimination among Indians. Tagore preached to people to move on while staying united and upholding humane values, in his poems and essays. Being pious, Tagore accentuated the veracity and prominence of divinity in his creative works. According to him, the relationship between god and everything and everyone on this earth and universe is inseparable. It is a reality immune to negation. Tagore’s useful and unique works are available in every domain of literature.

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