Q Answers: Rabindranath Tagore On The Vedas


By Sunil Kumar Rabindranath Tagore was the most famous personality of the Thakur family. Thakur in Bengali means a Hindu priest. But Rabindranath’s forefathers were not priests. Their surname was Kushari. Jagannath Kushari was ostracized from the society for socializing …

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Rabindranath Tagore And The Aesthetics of Detachment


By Sunil Kumar Tagore; a cultural icon of the Bengali ethos; is famous across India for a single reason: the national anthem. Most people do not think twice about the pre-independence era. Without any real understanding of the person behind …

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