Monthly Archives: May 2013

TRANSCRIBING RABINDRANATH FOR OCAMPO-PURNATA/PURAVI

TRANSCRIBING RABINDRANATH FOR VICTORIA OCAMPO BY KSHITIS ROY Editors note: The book of poetry ‘PURAVI’ was dedicated to ‘Vijoya’ the Bengali synonym for Victoria Ocampo as poetically curved out by Rabindranath Tagore. Some transcriptions of Poems from Puravi was compiled …

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SUMMER FLOWERS OF SANTINIKETAN- KATH CHAMPA

SUMMER FLOWERS OF SANTINIKETAN- KATH CHAMPA Kath Champa flowers are strictly not summer flowers, as they will remain in full bloom from spring to right beyond the rainy season or just about. But in Summer of Santiniketan they will remain …

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LAND RELATED ISSUES IN VISVA BHARATI

The land & related issues in Visva Bharati has now hardened because a definite stance by Visva Bharati University to reclaim back all the land legally under its possession, an attempt to assert the posession rights on premises like the …

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TUKRO SMRITI

Tukro Smriti by Mithu Adhikary Tokhon aami class IX e pori, Siksha-Satre. Baba chhilen Bolpur Sriniketan Block er BDO, quarter Chip Kuthite. Siksha-Satre amader Banglar shikshok chhilen boyosko Sri Kalidas Ghosh mahashay.Tar konishtho putro Rabidas chhilo amar sohopathi. Asombhob naughty. …

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SCATTERED MEMORIES-1

SCATTERED MEMORIES-1 This is literally ‘memory scattered’ all around within history and in the tumultuous present tense. The ‘history’ ofcourse is gleaned through several books at hand, and the present tense is imbibed through personal experiences. ‘Scattered Memories’ is perhaps …

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RABINDRANATH ON HIS 152TH BIRTHDAY

RABINDRANATH ON HIS 152TH BIRTHDAY The Dreams Rabindranath Tagore wrote in ‘Chitra’ at around 1896AD “A hundred years from today who are you, sitting, reading a poem of mine, under curiosity’s sway— a hundred years from today? To him I …

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THE BIRTHDAY SONGS

On the birthday of Rabindranath Tagore, a song he wrote just for this occasion: Contributed by: Dr Tapas Basu As Gurudeva’s birthday approached in 1941 (eventually the year of his demise) Tagore asked Shantidev Ghosh what was happening in Santiniketan …

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THE CHANCE ENCOUNTERS AT SANTINIKETAN

A CHANCE ENCOUNTER by Rupamanjari Biswas The eight long years that I have lived in Santiniketan, never for once did I and Bhaiya (Shubhashis Mitra) sit down for a formal chat. Ours was the usual Hi! and Bye! encounters if …

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