Rabindranath Tagor Jayati

9 May 2021 –

You can’t cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water – Rabindranath Tagore

Rabindranath Tagore Jayanti or Rabindra Jayanti is a cultural celebration to mark the birth anniversary of the luminary, Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore. Celebrated annually and globally in May, Rabindranath Tagore Jayanti falls on the 25th day of the Bengali month of Boishakh. Tagore was born on the day in the year 1268, according to the Bengali calendar and 1861 AD, as per the Gregorian calendar. Tagore was also referred to as ‘Gurudev’, ‘Kabiguru’, and ‘Biswakabi’. His composition ‘Jana Gana Mana’ has been adopted as national anthem of India and yet another great composition by him ‘Amar Shonar Bangla’ is acclaimed the national anthem of Bangladesh. He was globally renowned because of his great writing skills and innovative thinking. The writings of Rabindranath Tagore are a perfect blend of pious theology and the Indian poetry.

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