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Adivasi is the collective term for the indigenous peoples of mainland South Asia.
Sir Sultan Muhammed Shah, Aga Khan III (2 November 187711 July 1957) was the 48th Imam of the Nizari Ismaili religion.
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Ānanda was a first cousin of Gautama Buddha and one of his ten principal disciples.
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Antony and Cleopatra is a tragedy by William Shakespeare.
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Prince was a Japanese politician in the Empire of Japan and the 8th (June 30, 1898 – November 8, 1898) and 17th (April 16, 1914 – October 9, 1916) Prime Minister of Japan.
Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar (14 April 1891 – 6 December 1956), popularly known as Babasaheb, was an Indian jurist, economist, politician and social reformer who inspired the Dalit Buddhist movement and campaigned against social discrimination towards Untouchables (Dalits), while also supporting the rights of women and labour.
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Balidan also called Sacrifice, is a 1927 Indian cinema's silent film directed by Naval Gandhi and based on a play by Rabindranath Tagore.
The Bangla Academy is Bangladesh's national language authority, established in 1955.
Bangladesh (বাংলাদেশ, lit. "The country of Bengal"), officially the People's Republic of Bangladesh (গণপ্রজাতন্ত্রী বাংলাদেশ), is a country in South Asia.
Bappaditya Bandopadhyay or Bappaditya Banerjee (বাপ্পাদিত্য ব্যানার্জী; 28 August 1970 – 7 November 2015) was an Indian director and poet.
In medieval Gaelic and British culture, a bard was a professional story teller, verse-maker and music composer, employed by a patron (such as a monarch or noble), to commemorate one or more of the patron's ancestors and to praise the patron's own activities.
Baul or Bauls (বাউল) are a group of mystic minstrels from Bengal, which includes Bangladesh and the Indian state of West Bengal.
Mustafa Bülent Ecevit (28 May 1925 – 5 November 2006) was a Turkish politician, poet, writer, scholar, and journalist, who served as the Prime Minister of Turkey four times between 1974 and 2002.
The Bengali Brahmins are those Hindu Brahmins who traditionally reside in the Bengal region of the Indian subcontinent, currently comprising the Indian state of West Bengal, Tripura, Assam and Bangladesh.
The Bengali Calendar or Bangla Calendar (Baṅgābda) is a solar calendar used in the region of Bengal.
Bengali, also known by its endonym Bangla (বাংলা), is an Indo-Aryan language spoken in South Asia.
Bengali literature (বাংলা সাহিত্য, Bangla Sahityô) denotes the body of writings in the Bengali language.
The Bengali renaissance or simply Bengal renaissance, (বাংলার নবজাগরণ; Bānglār nabajāgaraṇ) was a cultural, social, intellectual and artistic movement in Bengal region of the Indian subcontinent during the period of the British Indian Empire, from the nineteenth century to the early twentieth century.
Bengalis (বাঙালি), also rendered as the Bengali people, Bangalis and Bangalees, are an Indo-Aryan ethnic group and nation native to the region of Bengal in the Indian subcontinent, which is presently divided between most of Bangladesh and the Indian states of West Bengal, Tripura, Assam, Jharkhand.
Benito Amilcare Andrea Mussolini (29 July 1883 – 28 April 1945) was an Italian politician and journalist who was the leader of the National Fascist Party (Partito Nazionale Fascista, PNF).
Bhakti (भक्ति) literally means "attachment, participation, fondness for, homage, faith, love, devotion, worship, purity".
Bhanusimha Thakurer Padabali (ভানুসিংহ ঠাকুরের পদাবলী, Bhanushingho Thakurer Padabali; lit. The Songs of Bhanushingho Thakur) is a collection of Vaishnava lyrics composed in Brajabuli by Rabindranath Tagore.
Bharoto Bhagyo Bidhata (ভারত ভাগ্য বিধাতা; Devanagari: भारत भाग्य विधाता Bhārata Bhāgya Vidhātā "Dispenser of the destiny of India") is a five-stanza Brahmo hymn in Bengali language dedicated to Supreme divine God or Para Brahman who is the dispenser of the destiny of India.
Bimal Roy (বিমল রায়) (12 July 1909 – 8 January 1966) was an Indian film director.
Bolpur-Santiniketan is a municipality, city and headquarters of Bolpur subdivision in Birbhum District in the state of West Bengal, India.
Bou Thakuranir Haat is a Bengali drama film directed by Naresh Mitra based on a novel of Rabindranath Tagore in the same name, published in 1883.
Brahmacharya (Devanagari: ब्रह्मचर्य) is a concept within Indian religions that literally means "going after Brahman".
A Bengali Brahmo or the traditional Bengali elites are Bengal's upper class.
Brighton is a seaside resort on the south coast of England which is part of the city of Brighton and Hove, East Sussex, 47 miles (75 km) south of London.
The British Raj (from rāj, literally, "rule" in Hindustani) was the rule by the British Crown in the Indian subcontinent between 1858 and 1947.
Budgerows were 'large and commodious, but generally cumbrous and sluggish boats, used for journeys on the Ganges'.
Butterton is a small village in the Staffordshire Peak District of England.
Cambridge University Press (CUP) is the publishing business of the University of Cambridge.
Charles Freer Andrews (12 February 1871 – 5 April 1940) was a Church of England priest.
Charulata (চারুলতা Cārulatā; in English also known as The Lonely Wife) is a 1964 Indian Bengali drama film written and directed by Satyajit Ray based upon the novella Nastanirh ("The Broken Nest") by Rabindranath Tagore.
Chashi Nazrul Islam (23 October 1941 – 11 January 2015) was a Bangladeshi film director and producer.
Chaturanga (চতুরঙ্গ "Four Chapters") is a 2008 Bengali film.
Chaturanga is a novel by Rabindranath Tagore, widely considered a landmark in Bengali literature.
Chitra is a one-act play written by Rabindranath Tagore, first published in English in 1913 by the India Society of London.
Where the mind is without fear (Bengali: চিত্ত যেথা ভয়শূন্য, pronunciation: t͡ʃit̪t̪o Jet̪hɐ Bhɔyʃunno, English transliteration: Chitto Jetha Bhoyshunno) is a poem written by 1913 Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore before India's independence.
Chokher Bali (sand in the eye, constant irritant) is a Bengali language drama film based on the novel Chokher Bali by Rabindranath Tagore.
Chokher Bali is a novel by Rabindranath Tagore that depicts the life of the central character, Binodini, and her relationships with three individuals.
CNN-News18 (originally CNN-IBN) is an Indian English-language news television channel founded by Rajdeep Sardesai located in Noida, Uttar Pradesh.
Color blindness, also known as color vision deficiency, is the decreased ability to see color or differences in color.
Coriolanus is a tragedy by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written between 1605 and 1608.
Dak Ghar 1965 Bollywood fim based on an eponymous play by Rabindranath Tagore.
Dalhousie is a hill station in Chamba district, in the northern Indian state of Himachal Pradesh.
Dalit, meaning "broken/scattered" in Sanskrit and Hindi, is a term mostly used for the castes in India that have been subjected to untouchability.
Durante degli Alighieri, commonly known as Dante Alighieri or simply Dante (c. 1265 – 1321), was a major Italian poet of the Late Middle Ages.
Dartington Hall in Dartington, near Totnes, Devon, England, is a country estate that is the headquarters of the Dartington Hall Trust, a charity specialising in the arts, social justice and sustainability.
Debendranath Tagore (দেবেন্দ্রনাথ ঠাকুর, Debendronath Ţhakur) (15 May 1817 – 19 January 1905) was a Hindu philosopher and religious reformer, active in the Brahmo Samaj ("Society of Brahman," also translated as "Society of God"), which aimed to reform the Hindu religion and way of life.
Dhaka (or; ঢাকা); formerly known as Dacca is the capital and largest city of Bangladesh.
Dharma (dharma,; dhamma, translit. dhamma) is a key concept with multiple meanings in the Indian religions – Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, and Sikhism.
Dhrupad is a genre in Hindustani classical music.
Dwarkanath Tagore (দ্বারকানাথ ঠাকুর, Darokanath Ţhakur) (1794–1846), one of the first Indian industrialists and entrepreneurs, was the founder of the Jorasanko branch of the Tagore family, and is notable for making substantial contributions to the Bengal Renaissance.
Dwijendranath Tagore (দ্বিজেন্দ্রনাথ ঠাকুর) (11 March 1840 – 19 January 1926) was an Indian poet, song composer, philosopher, mathematician, and a pioneer in Bengali shorthand and musical notations.
East Asia is the eastern subregion of the Asian continent, which can be defined in either geographical or ethno-cultural "The East Asian cultural sphere evolves when Japan, Korea, and what is today Vietnam all share adapted elements of Chinese civilization of this period (that of the Tang dynasty), in particular Buddhism, Confucian social and political values, and literary Chinese and its writing system." terms.
Eastern Nagari script, Assamese script, Bengali script, Assamese-Bengali script or Purbi script is the basis of the Assamese alphabet and the Bengali alphabet.
Jodi Tor Dak Shune Keu Na Ase Tobe Ekla Cholo Re ("If no one responds to your call, then go your own way alone"), commonly known as Ekla Chalo Re, is a Bengali patriotic song written by Rabindranath Tagore in 1905.
Elar Char Adhyay is a 2012 Bengali film.
English is a West Germanic language that was first spoken in early medieval England and is now a global lingua franca.
Ernest Percival Rhys (17 July 1859 – 25 May 1946) was a Welsh-English writer, best known for his role as founding editor of the Everyman's Library series of affordable classics.
Europe is a continent located entirely in the Northern Hemisphere and mostly in the Eastern Hemisphere.
Ezra Weston Loomis Pound (30 October 1885 – 1 November 1972) was an expatriate American poet and critic, as well as a major figure in the early modernist poetry movement.
Fakrul Alam (born 20 July 1951) is a Bangladeshi academic, writer, and translator.
Fellows of the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland are the individuals who have been elected by the Council of the Royal Asiatic Society to further "the investigation of subjects connected with and for the encouragement of science literature and the arts in relation to Asia".
Frederic John Napier Thesiger, 1st Viscount Chelmsford, (12 August 1868 – 1 April 1933) was a British statesman who served as Governor of Queensland from 1905 to 1909, Governor of New South Wales from 1909 to 1913, and Viceroy of India from 1916 to 1921, where he was responsible for the creation of the Montagu-Chelmsford reforms.
Lucila Godoy Alcayaga (7 April 1889 – 10 January 1957), known by her pseudonym Gabriela Mistral, was a Chilean poet-diplomat, educator and humanist.
Gaganchandra Dam (গগনচন্দ্র দাম; 1845 – 1910), mostly known as Gagan Harkara (গগন হরকরা) was a Bengali Baul poet after the tune of whose famous song "Ami Kothay Pabo Tare" (কোথায় পাবো তারে) Rabindranath Tagore composed "Amar Shonar Bangla", the national anthem of Bangladesh.
Gautama Buddha (c. 563/480 – c. 483/400 BCE), also known as Siddhārtha Gautama, Shakyamuni Buddha, or simply the Buddha, after the title of Buddha, was an ascetic (śramaṇa) and sage, on whose teachings Buddhism was founded.
George Bernard Shaw (26 July 1856 – 2 November 1950), known at his insistence simply as Bernard Shaw, was an Irish playwright, critic, polemicist, and political activist.
Ghare Baire (The Home and the World) is a 1984 Indian Bengali romantic drama film by director Satyajit Ray, based upon the novel Ghare Baire by Rabindranath Tagore.
Gitanjali (lit) is a collection of poems by the Bengali poet Rabindranath Tagore.
Gora (Bengali: গোরা) is a novel by Rabindranath Tagore, set in Calcutta (now Kolkata), in the 1880s during the British Raj.
Henry Graham Greene (2 October 1904 – 3 April 1991), better known by his pen name Graham Greene, was an English novelist regarded by many as one of the greatest writers of the 20th century.
Sampooran Singh Kalra (born 18 August 1934), known popularly by his pet name Gulzar, is an Indian poet, lyricist, musician, composer and film director.
Guru (गुरु, IAST: guru) is a Sanskrit term that connotes someone who is a "teacher, guide, expert, or master" of certain knowledge or field.
Guruvayur Sri Krishna Temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to the Hindu god Guruvayurappan (a four-armed affiliation of the Hindus god Vishnu), located in the town of Guruvayur in Kerala, India.
Herbert George Wells.
Khwāja Shams-ud-Dīn Muḥammad Ḥāfeẓ-e Shīrāzī (خواجه شمسالدین محمد حافظ شیرازی), known by his pen name Hafez (حافظ Ḥāfeẓ 'the memorizer; the (safe) keeper'; 1315-1390) and as "Hafiz", was a Persian poet who "lauded the joys of love and wine but also targeted religious hypocrisy." His collected works are regarded as a pinnacle of Persian literature and are often found in the homes of people in the Persian speaking world, who learn his poems by heart and still use them as proverbs and sayings.
Haida argillite carvings are a sculptural tradition among the Haida indigenous nation of the Northwest Coast of North America.
Harvard University Press (HUP) is a publishing house established on January 13, 1913, as a division of Harvard University, and focused on academic publishing.
Hemendranath Tagore (1844–1884), Debendranath Tagore's third son, is notable for being the first Brahmo as the first child born in 1844 to any of the original 21 Brahmos who swore the First Brahmo Covenant on 21 December 1843 at Calcutta (now Kolkata).
Henri-Louis Bergson (18 October 1859 – 4 January 1941) was a French-Jewish philosopher who was influential in the tradition of continental philosophy, especially during the first half of the 20th century until World War II.
The Hibbert Lectures are an annual series of non-sectarian lectures on theological issues.
A hill station is a town located at a higher elevation than the nearby plain or valley.
The Himalayas, or Himalaya, form a mountain range in Asia separating the plains of the Indian subcontinent from the Tibetan Plateau.
The Hindu–German Conspiracy(Note on the name) was a series of plans between 1914 and 1917 by Indian nationalist groups to attempt Pan-Indian rebellion against the British Raj during World War I, formulated between the Indian revolutionary underground and exiled or self-exiled nationalists who formed, in the United States, the Ghadar Party, and in Germany, the Indian independence committee, in the decade preceding the Great War.
The Hindu–German Conspiracy Trial commenced in the District Court in San Francisco on November 12, 1917 following the uncovering of the:Hindu–German Conspiracy (also known as the Indo German plot) for initiating a revolt in India.
Hindustani classical music is the traditional music of northern areas of the Indian subcontinent, including the modern states of India, Nepal, Bangladesh and Pakistan.
Hove is a town in East Sussex, England, immediately west of its larger neighbour Brighton, with which it forms the unitary authority Brighton and Hove.
Indian Arts consists of a variety of art forms, including plastic arts (e.g., pottery sculpture), visual arts (e.g., paintings), and textile arts (e.g., woven silk).
The Indian Civil Service (ICS) for part of the 19th century officially known as the Imperial Civil Service, was the elite higher civil service of the British Empire in British India during British rule in the period between 1858 and 1947.
Indian classical music is a genre of South Asian music.
The Indian independence movement encompassed activities and ideas aiming to end the East India Company rule (1757–1857) and the British Indian Empire (1857–1947) in the Indian subcontinent.
The Indian National Congress (INC, often called Congress Party) is a broadly based political party in India.
The Indian Rebellion of 1857 was a major uprising in India between 1857–58 against the rule of the British East India Company, which functioned as a sovereign power on behalf of the British Crown.
Indira Devi Chaudhurani (29 December 1873 – 12 August 1960) was a Bengali Indian literary figure, author and musician.
Indo-Asian News Service or IANS is a private Indian news agency.
An intellectual is a person who engages in critical thinking, research, and reflection about society and proposes solutions for its normative problems.
The Jallianwala Bagh massacre, also known as the Amritsar massacre, took place on 13 April 1919 when troops of the British Indian Army under the command of Colonel Reginald Dyer fired rifles into a crowd of Indians, who had gathered in Jallianwala Bagh, Amritsar, Punjab.
"Jana Gana Mana" is the national anthem of India.
Jāti (in Devanagari: जाति, Bengali: জাতি, Telugu:జాతి, Kannada:ಜಾತಿ, Malayalam: ജാതി, Tamil:ஜாதி, literally "birth") is a group of clans, tribes, communities and sub-communities, and religions in India.
Jessore District, officially known as Jashore District, is a district in the southwestern region of Bangladesh.
Jogajog or Yogayog is a novel by Rabindranath Tagore.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (28 August 1749 – 22 March 1832) was a German writer and statesman.
Jorasanko is a neighbourhood of north Kolkata, in Kolkata district, West Bengal, India.
Jorasanko Thakur Bari (Bengali: House of the Thakurs (anglicised to Tagore) in Jorasanko, north of Kolkata, West Bengal, India, is the ancestral home of the Tagore family. It is currently located on the Rabindra Bharati University campus at 6/4 Dwarakanath Tagore Lane Jorasanko, Kolkata 700007. It is the house in which the poet and first non-European Nobel laureate, Rabindranath Tagore was born. It is also the place where he spent most of his childhood and died on 7 August 1941.
José Ortega y Gasset (9 May 1883 – 18 October 1955) was a Spanish philosopher, and essayist.
Juan Ramón Jiménez Mantecón (23 December 1881 – 29 May 1958) was a Spanish poet, a prolific writer who received the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1956 "for his lyrical poetry, which in the Spanish language constitutes an example of high spirit and artistical purity".
Jyotirindranath Tagore (জ্যোতিরিন্দ্রনাথ ঠাকুর) (May 4, 1849 – March 4, 1925) was a playwright, a musician, an editor and a painter.
Kabir (कबीर, IAST: Kabīr) was a 15th-century Indian mystic poet and saint, whose writings influenced Hinduism's Bhakti movement and his verses are found in Sikhism's scripture Guru Granth Sahib.
Kabul (کابل) is the capital of Afghanistan and its largest city, located in the eastern section of the country.
Kabuliwala (কাবুলিওয়ালা Kābuli'ōẏālā, "Kabul wallah") is a 1957 Bengali film directed by Tapan Sinha and based on the eponymous story by the Bengali writer Rabindranath Tagore.
Kabuliwala (काबुलीवाला) is a 1961 Hindi film based on the story Kabuliwala, by the Bengali writer Rabindranath Tagore.
Kabuliwala is a Bengali short story written by Rabindranath Tagore in 1892.
Kadambari Devi (1858 - April 19, 1884) was the wife of Jyotirindranath Tagore and daughter-in-law of Debendranath Tagore.
Karma (karma,; italic) means action, work or deed; it also refers to the spiritual principle of cause and effect where intent and actions of an individual (cause) influence the future of that individual (effect).
Kālidāsa was a Classical Sanskrit writer, widely regarded as the greatest poet and dramatist in the Sanskrit language of India.
Kolkata (also known as Calcutta, the official name until 2001) is the capital of the Indian state of West Bengal.
Krishna (Kṛṣṇa) is a major deity in Hinduism.
Kumar Shahani (born 7 December 1940) is a noted Indian film director and screenwriter, best known for his parallel cinema films, Maya Darpan (1972) and Khayal Gatha (1989) and Kasba (1990).
Kumarkhali (কুমারখালি) is an Upazila of Kushtia District in the Division of Khulna, Bangladesh.
Kushtia (কুষ্টিয়া জেলা, pronunciation: kuʃʈia) is a district in the Khulna administrative division of western Bangladesh.
Lalon also known as Lalon Sain, Lalon Shah, Lalon Fakir or Mahatma Lalon (c. 1772 – 17 October 1890; Bengali: 1 Kartik 1179) was a prominent Bengali philosopher, Baul saint, mystic, songwriter, social reformer and thinker.
A leitmotif or leitmotiv is a "short, constantly recurring musical phrase"Kennedy (1987), Leitmotiv associated with a particular person, place, or idea.
Lekin (English: But..) is a Hindi drama Mystery film made in 1991, loosely based on the short story Kshudhit Pashaan Hungry Stones by Rabindranath Tagore, and directed by Hindi lyricist Gulzar.
Count Lyov (also Lev) Nikolayevich Tolstoy (also Лев) Николаевич ТолстойIn Tolstoy's day, his name was written Левъ Николаевичъ Толстой.
Leonard Knight Elmhirst (6 June 1893 – 16 April 1974) was a philanthropist and agronomist who worked extensively in India.
Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (2 October 1869 – 30 January 1948) was an Indian activist who was the leader of the Indian independence movement against British rule.
Maithili (Maithilī) is an Indo-Aryan language spoken in the Bihar and Jharkhand states of India and is one of the 22 recognised Indian languages.
Malagan (also spelled malangan or malanggan) ceremonies are large, intricate traditional cultural events that take place in parts of New Ireland province in Papua New Guinea.
Hermann Max Pechstein (December 31, 1881 – June 29, 1955) was a German expressionist painter and printmaker, and a member of the Die Brücke group.
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Naivedya (नैवेद्य) is a Sanskrit word meaning 'offering to God' in the stricter sense of the words.
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The National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA) is the premier art gallery under Ministry of Culture, Government of India.
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North America is a continent entirely within the Northern Hemisphere and almost all within the Western Hemisphere; it is also considered by some to be a northern subcontinent of the Americas.
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Presidency University, Kolkata, formerly Hindu College and Presidency College, is a public state university located in College Street, Kolkata.
The term Pur or Pura (Devanagari:पुर) occurs approx.
Puri is a city and a Municipality in the state of Odisha in eastern India.
Raman Siva Kumar (born 3 December 1956), well known as R. Siva Kumar, is an Indian contemporary art historian, art critic, and curator.
Rabindra Bharati University is a university in Kolkata, India.
Rabindra Jayanti (রবীন্দ্র জয়ন্তী) is an annually celebrated cultural festival, prevalent among Bengalis around the world, in the remembrance of Rabindranath Tagore's birthday anniversary.
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্দ্র নৃত্য নাট্য is the group of three dance-dramas composed by Bengal's poet laureate Rabindranath Tagore: Chitrangada, Chandalika and Shyama.
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Scrimshaw is the name given to scrollwork, engravings, and carvings done in bone or ivory.
Sadhu Bhasha (সাধুভাষা) is a literary variation of the Bengali language.
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The plays written by English poet, playwright, and actor William Shakespeare have the reputation of being among the greatest in the English language and in Western literature.
Shasti (শাস্তি; 'Punishment') is a Bangladeshi Bengali-language film.
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Shuva also (সুভা) is a Bangladeshi Bengali-language film, released in 2006 all over Bangladesh.
The Society for Natural Language Technology Research (abbr. as SNLTR) is an organization that promotes research in Corpus Linguistics, Computational Linguistics and Natural Language Processing in Bengali language.
A sobriquet or soubriquet is a nickname, sometimes assumed, but often given by another.
Songs of Kabir is a 1915 book consisting of 100 poems of Kabir, the 15th-century Indian poet and mystic, translated to English by Rabindranath Tagore.
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Stories by Rabindranath Tagore is a 2015 Indian Hindi television series which aired on the EPIC channel.
Subhas Chandra Bose (23 January 1897 – 18 August 1945) was an Indian nationalist whose defiant patriotism made him a hero in India, but whose attempt during World War II to rid India of British rule with the help of Nazi Germany and Imperial Japan left a troubled legacy.
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The Tagore Family, with over three hundred years of history,Deb, Chitra, pp 64–65.
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Gensui Count, GCB (5 February 1852 – 3 November 1919), was a Japanese military officer, proconsul and politician.
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The Cult of the Charkha is an essay by Rabindranath Tagore which first appeared in September 1925 in the Modern Review.
The Daily Star is the largest circulating daily English-language newspaper in Bangladesh.
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The Fortnightly Review was one of the most prominent and influential magazines in nineteenth-century England.
The Hindu is an Indian daily newspaper, headquartered at Chennai.
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The Post Office (Bengali: Dak Ghar) is a 1912 play by Rabindranath Tagore.
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Thomas Sturge Moore (4 March 1870 – 18 July 1944) was an English poet, author and artist.
Thumrī is a common genre of semi-classical Indian music.
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Below is a timeline of the life of Rabindranath Tagore.
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Uphaar is a 1971 Hindi film.
Vaishnavism (Vaishnava dharma) is one of the major traditions within Hinduism along with Shaivism, Shaktism, and Smartism.
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Victoria Ocampo (7 April 189027 January 1979) was an Argentine writer and intellectual, described by Jorge Luis Borges as La mujer más argentina ("The quintessential Argentine woman").
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Ustad Vilayat Khan (28 August 1928 – 13 March 2004) was an Indian classical sitar player.
Vincenc Lesný was a Czech Indologist and Sanskritist who taught at the Univerzita Karlova v Praze.
Visva-Bharati (A Central University is a public central university located in Santiniketan, West Bengal. It was founded by Rabindranath Tagore who called it Visva-Bharati, which means the communion of the world with India. Until independence it was a college. Soon after independence, in 1951, the institution was given the status of a university and was renamed Visva-Bharati University. The English daily, The Nation, notes, "Using the money he received with his Nobel Prize for Literature in 1913, the school was expanded and renamed Visva-Bharati University. It grew to become one of India's most renowned places of higher learning, with a list of alumni that includes Nobel-winning economist Amartya Sen, globally renowned filmmaker Satyajit Ray and the country's leading art historian, R. Siva Kumar, to name just a few.".
Vyasa (व्यास, literally "Compiler") is a central and revered figure in most Hindu traditions.
William Butler Yeats (13 June 186528 January 1939) was an Irish poet and one of the foremost figures of 20th-century literature.
William Radice is a poet, writer and translator.
The works of Rabindranath Tagore consist of poems, novels, short stories, dramas, paintings, drawings, and music that Bengali poet and Brahmo philosopher Rabindranath Tagore created over his lifetime.
Yaksha (Sanskrit: यक्ष yakṣa, Tamil: யகன் yakan, இயக்கன் iyakan, Odia: ଯକ୍ଷ jôkhyô, Pali: yakkha) are a broad class of nature-spirits, usually benevolent, but sometimes mischievous and sexually aggressive or capricious caretakers of the natural treasures hidden in the earth and tree roots.
was a Japanese novelist and short story writer whose spare, lyrical, subtly-shaded prose works won him the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1968, the first Japanese author to receive the award.
A zamindar in the Indian subcontinent was an aristocrat.
Zenobia Camprubí Aymar (31 August 1887 – 25 October 1956) was a Spanish-born writer and poet; she was also a noted translator of the works of Rabindranath Tagore.
The 1915 Birthday Honours were appointments by King George V to various orders and honours to reward and highlight good works by citizens of the British Empire.
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