His father Maharihi Devendranath Tagore was a rich man and an aristocrat and his mother was Sarada Devi. He was the eighth son and fourteenth child of his parents. Rabindranath Tagore was not sent to any school. He was educated at home by a tutor.
His father was Debendranath Tagore; his mother was Sarada Devi. Tagore was a Bengali Brahman by birth. His nickname was "Rab" or "Rabi. Inwhen he was 16, Tagore published his first large poetry collection. Also when he was 16, he wrote his first short story and dramas.
In Februaryat age 11, Tagore went with his father on a tour of India. The tour lastedfor many months. There he read biographies, and studied history, astronomy, modern science, and Sanskrit.
He also read works by Kalidas During this time, Tagore also composed many literary works. One of them was a long poem in a language called Maithili the language spoken by the people of Mithila, India. Tagore wrote this poem in the style of Vidyapati, a famous poet who wrote in Maithili.
InTagore went to London. He enrolled at a public school in BrightonEngland. He wanted to become a barrister. Later he studied at University College London.
But inafter Tagore did not do well in school, his father called him back from London. His father arranged a marriage for him with Mrinalini Devi, a girl who was ten years old child marriage prevailed at time of british rule.
They got married on 9 December Together they had five children, but two died during childhood. Tagore traveled across the vast estate.
While traveling, he saw many poor people. Between —, he wrote many short stories about life in Bengal, especially rural life.
Shantiniketan — [ change change source ] InTagore left Sheildah. He went to Shantiniketan West Bengal to build an ashram which is like a monastery in Indian religions.
In English"Shantiniketan" means "an abode [place] of peace. He planted many trees and built a beautiful garden. By this time, Tagore had started receiving monthly income as part of his inheritance. He also started receiving some royalties for his literary works.
He was very popular among readers of the Bengali language, as well as other people who knew his works through translations and reviews.In this story Rabindranath Tagore begins with some amusing sentences about the dull, matter of fact character of modern scientific people, who cannot enjoy a fairy story without asking "Is it true?" The Poet implies that there are deeper truths than modern science has yet discovered.
The ending of the present story will show this more clearly. ” (Rabindranath Tagore. A pioneer in the field of education, Rabindranath Tagore proved by example to the world that formal education is not all that important and that “ wholesome education consists in training of all the senses along with the mind instead of cramming the brain with memorized knowledge”.
Rabindranath Tagore was in favour of one world creation of unit amidst cultural, colour and religious diversities is the need of the time for peaceful co-existence in the globe. Forgetting selfishness one we should work to establish world culture based on love, affection fellow feeling and mutual understanding.
Tagore also created numerous drawings, paintings and songs, for which he wrote the music and lyrics himself. Tagore was a great humanist, painter, patriot, poet, . Rabindranath Tagore was a great poet, patriot, philosopher, humanist, and painter.
He was born in Jorasanka, Calcutta on 7 th of May in in his ancestral home to the Maharsi Debendranath Tagore and Sarada Devi.
Rabindranath Tagore Rabindranath Tagore also known as Gurudev, was a renowned Bengali poet, playwright, novelist, visual artist, composer, educationist, social reformer, nationalist and business-manager.
He contributed a lot to Bengali literature and music in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.