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A block of stone is unplastic, insensitive, inert,RBVBMS_062 IMG 31-2 [1st line as Thought Relics no. 88. below]. RBVBMS_221(i) ts IMG 52-4 [1st line as Thought Relics no. 88 below]. RBVBMS_221(ii) ts IMG 51-3 [Passage containing 1st line inserted by hand]. RBVBMS_221(iii) ts IMG 91. EMSF_038 ts IMG 90.____Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 87________________
A Cry for Peace: The world is crying for peace. (1919)____MR, May 1919____________________
A poet's mission is to attract the voice which is yet inaudible in the air:________Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 156________________
A teacher can never truly teach unless he is still learning himself.________Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 126________________
A Tribute to Mahatma Gandhi: Occasionally there appear in the arena of politicsRBVBMS_024 IMG 2-3 [Published in periodicals. Printed in Das vol. 3 miscellaneous, p. 846]VBN, October 1939. VBN, February 1946. VBN, October 1969____________________
A Vision of India's History: When individual communities, who come to dwell in the same neighbourhood (1923)____VBQ, 1923 [IMG in Bichitra archive]____________based on 'bhaaratbarsher itihaaser dhaaraa'____
A young friend of mine comes to me this morningRBVBMS_062 IMG 32. RBVBMS_221(i) ts IMG 54. RBVBMS_221(ii) ts IMG 53. RBVBMS_221(iii) ts IMG 94. EMSF_038 ts IMG 93.____Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 89________purna, para 1, shaantiniketan____
According to India's ideal, even the home must be given up in due course, in quest of the Infinite,________Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 147________________
Address at Friends' Service Council, London: My friends, accept my full gratitude for the welcome you have offered to me and for asking me to talk tp you about a subject which I have in my heart____The Friend, London, 30 May 1930Kalyan Kundu, Sakti Bhattacharya and Kalyan Sarkar eds. Imagining Tagore: Rabindranath and the British Press, 1912-1941 (Shishu Sahitya Samsad, 2000) [reprinted from 'The Friend']____________EW Vol. IV. Delivered on 24 May in London after Tagore's second Hibbert Lecture at Manchester College, Oxford.
Address at the parliament of Religions: When I was asked to address this distinguished gathering I was naturally reluctantRBVBMS_316(i) ts IMG 2-14. RBVBMS_316(ii) [printed pamphlet with minor correction] IMG 2-6.VBQ, New Series, Vol III, part I, May 1937. MR, April 1937, titled 'Religion of the Spirit and Sectarianism.' [MR IMG in Bichitra Archive].________________at the Sri Ramakrishna Centenary parliament of Religions, Calcutta, March 1937
Address at the Tehran Literary Society: I thank you for this invitation from the literary Club of Tehran. 9 May 1932 [See 'Lectures in Iran and Iraq']____________________________
Address to the Community of Writers: Let me offer my heartiest thanks to His Majesty King Faisal who has graciously invited me to his Kingdom May 1932 [See 'Lectures in Iran and Iraq']____________________________
Addresses in Singapore and Malay. 1. Reply to reception by Indians at Siglap-on-the-Sea, 21 July 1927: My friends--I shall be brief in thanking you for the great honour of being received by my countrymen and welcomed by them. 2. To the Chinese at Palace Gay on 24 July 1927: Brother teachers, members of a profession that is humble and content in its useful obscurity 3. At the Indian Association on 24 July 1927: Friends,--I beg of you to be excused if I fail to satisfy your expectations 4. Farewell address in Singapore on 26 July 1927: My friends,--the time has come when I must bid you farewell 5. To school children at the Victoria Theatre on 25 July 1927: I have been wondering in my mind who would compose my audience? 6. Public lecture at St Francis Insitute, Malacca on 29 July 1927: Chairman, ladies and gentlemen, you all know that I have come to this place to claim sympathy and co-operation 7. Reply to public reception at the Town Hall, Kualalampur on 31 July 1927: Mr. Chairman and Friends, Ladies and Gentlemen: I once had the opportunity of meeting a remarkable woman in a village. 8. To Chinese School Children on 31 July 1927: I am thankful to you for giving me this opportunity of meeting you and expressing to you my genuine love for your people____The Indians of Singapore, Tagore number [no date in EW Vol. IV]. Reprinted in VBQ October 1927.________________EW Vol. IV. Consolidated title used in EW Vol. IV. D
All broken truths are evil.________Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 136________________
All civilizations are creations.________Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 108________________
All our desire [sic] are but focussing our will to a limited range of experience.RBVBMS_221(i) ts IMG 21 'desires'. RBVBMS_221(ii) ts IMG 21 [1st line as above]. RBVBMS_221(iii) ts IMG 40 [1st line as above]. EMSF_038 ts IMG 39 [as above].VBQ, January 1926, under Notes and Comments. Also VBQ, July 1926, Notes and Comments [IMG in Bichitra archive].Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 39________________
All the language of joy is beauty.________Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 174________________
Allow me to convey to you our gratitude in the name of V. B. for the magnanimity worthy of the tradition of your great country fo sending us your cordial appreciationRBVBMS_217 IMG 22.________________________
An acquaintance of mine has suddenly diedRBVBMS_062 IMG 13-14. RBVBMS_221(i) ts IMG 18-19. RBVBMS_221(ii) ts IMG 18-19. RBVBMS_221(iii) ts IMG 37. EMSF_038 ts IMG 36.____Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 34________________
An Address in the Chapel of Manchester College, Oxford, on Sunday May 25, 1930 Appendix VII: In his early youth, stricken with a great sorrow at the death of his grandmother, my father painfully groped for truth when his world had darkened, and his life lost its meaning.Rabindra-Bhavana MS no. 433 (used for the 1931 Macmillan edition) [EW] (Allen and Unwin edition). RBVBMS_343P IMG 64-72.____The Religion of Man (London: Allen and Unwin, 1930) The Religion of Man (New York: Macmillan, 1931)____________RBVBMS_334(i) ms note on folio 53, IMG 51: 'See Retyped Copy'. RBVBMS_334(vi) typed note on cover page with ms corrections: '(The article is principally based upon [the]{my 'Religion of Man' and the} Kamala lectures delivered at the Calcutta University. In the translation of it, I have been greatly helped by Mr. Humayun Kabir of the Calcutta University. In the present {revised} form it was delivered at the Andhra University, Waltair on the [10th] 9th of December, 1933 being one of a series of three Readership lectures. {(sd.)}- Rabindranath Tagore)'
An Address: I feel the loss very keenly that I am no longer able to be in your midst____VBQ August 1938________________EW Vol. IV prints this under the title "To Students at Santiniketan'. Editorial note in journal: 'What follows is more or less a verbatim report, taken down by Kshitish Roy, of Rabindranath Tagore's extempore address to the newly admitted students at Santiniketan on 4 August 1938.'
An Eastern University: In the midst of much that is discouraging in the present state of the worldEMSF_006 ts IMG 2-40 'In the midst of a great deal that is discouraging in the present state of the world' [ms title: 'An Eastern University'. Top left margin note: 'Visva-Bharati'.] BMSF_067(1) IMG 33-35 'The Appeal for an International University: In the midst of a great deal that is discouraging in the present state of the world there is one significant symptom of hopeful and vital promise, namely the awakening of Asia.' [printed pages], IMG 57- 60 ts [ms note on IMG 57 'Visva-Bharati']. BMSF_067(3) IMG 21-24 [printed pages].ms note: '(V. B. Bulletin No. 9)'Creative Unity (New York: Macmillan, 1922).________________
An imperfection which is not all imperfection, but which has perfection for its ideal, must go through a perpetual realization.________Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 132________________
An Indian Folk Religion: In historical time the Buddha comes first of those who declared salvation to all menRBVBMS_104A ts IMG 4-33 'The Folk Religion of India/ Men born and brought up on the upper slope of society are apt to remain unconscious of life's work going on in its lower region' [heavy corrections]. RBVBMS_104B ts IMG 2-34 'It was just beginning to grow dark and the singing party sat on the grass under the open sky' [clean ts].____Creative Unity (New York: Macmillan, 1922)________________
Antwerp, 3 Oct. 1920 : You must have heard by this time, from different sources, that our American tour has been cancelled.____________Letters from Abroad (Madras: S. Ganesan, 1924)____________
Appeal for Andaman Prisoners: On the continent of Europe they have their Devil's IslandRBVBMS_180A IMG 15-17 'The pitiless method of punishment' [fragment].____________________EW Vol. III
Art and Tradition: There come in our history occasions when the consciousness of a large multitude become suddenly illumined with the recognition of something which rises far above the triviality of daily happenings.____VBQ May-July 1935________________EW Vol. IV. See also 'The Meaning of Art'
Art represents the inexhaustible magnificence of creative spirit;________Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 178________________
As art-creations are emotional representations of facts and ideas, they can never be like the product of a photographic camera________Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 176________________
As love acts through the medium of freedom, we must freely surrender ourselves for God's love to act upon our souls.RBVBMS_062 IMG 13. RBVBMS_221(i) ts IMG 18 'As love acts through the medium of freedom, we must freely surrender ourselves so that God's love may act freely upon our souls.' RBVBMS_221(ii) ts IMG 18-19 [1st line as above, entire text crossed out].VBN September 1969 [IMG in Bichitra archive].____________________
Asia's Response to the Call of the New Age: Man the great appears in the drama of human history from age to age choosing different lands of birth.BMSF_034 ts IMG 73-84, 86, 88, 90.MR, Vol. LII, No. 4, Oct. 1932 [IMG in Bichitra archive]________________probably on 5 May 1932, the dayTagore was given a civic reception in Tehran.
Asian Cultural Rapprochement: In the great age of India's cultural self-expression____MR, December 1933 [note: The subjoined paragraphs were written by the Poet on December 2, 1932 with reference to a resolution passed by the HIndu Mahasabha last year] [IMG in Bichitra archive]________________EW Vol. IV
At a Buddhist Temple, Peking: There are many things in India, belonging to the far-distant centuries, which seem to be continuing________Talks in China (Calcutta: Visva-Bharati Series, 1924 [?])________________
At Mahajati Sadan: Bengal led India in welcoming European culture to her heart____MR September 1939. VBN September 1939 [IMG in Bichitra archive].____________mahaajaati sadan, prabaasee, aashwin 1346, later included in rabeendra racanaabalee vol. 24 in the kaalaantar section.This title in EW Vol. IV. Editorial caption in journal: 'Rabindranath's Address at the laying of the foundation stone of 'Mahajati Sadan' (Congress House) (English Translation)'
At Mrs. Bena's, Shanghai: In our childhood we imbibe our lessons with the aid of our whole body and mind, with all the senses fully active and eager.________Talks in China (Calcutta: Visva-Bharati Series, 1924 [?])________________
At Tehran: The different races of Asia will no doubt have to solve their own national problems alone 5 May 1932 [See 'Lectures in Iran and Iraq']____________________________
At the Cross-Roads: At the present moment the World Drama is at the change of its acts (1918)____MR, July 1918____________________
At the Navy Club Dinner: Mr Lin's Speech. Dr. Tagore and his party since their arrival in China (not by Tagore)RBVBMS_304(vi-A) IMG 1-6, 7-10. RBVBMS_304(vi-B) ts IMG 1-3. [not by Tagore. Not in Tagore hand. Not published in the books].____[related to Talks in China but unpublished in the book editions].____________Not by Tagore.
At the Scholar's Dinner, Peking: Even when we come to a foreign land [Published as 'Autobiographical II' in the 1925 edition]RBVBMS_304(vi-C) IMG 1-8, 9-16 [Titled 'The Scholar's Dinner'. pencilled note on IMG 1 top and right margin, possibly by L. K. Elmhirst: 'This was his first lecture in China which 'caught on', - Hu Shih almost wept over it & would have embraced the poet had he been the right side of the table. It marks the [new] winning over of the opposition party of the intellectuals in Peking & the acceptance of the poet into the ranks of revolution. They had taken for granted he was a reactionary saying 'Go back', have nothing to do with Science. They clothedTagore in the mantle of Gandhi whose works they'd read.'] RBVBMS_319A ts IMG 2-16 [ms note: 'My Introduction': 'I have been asked by my friends to introduce myself to you with some biographical details so that my ideas may not appear to you too visionary, and frighten you as does an apparition that has its context of life.' Contains portions of 'Public Theatre in Peking' and 'At the Scholar's Dinner, Peking']. RBVBMS_319B ts IMG 2-18 [ms note: 'My Introduction': 'I have been asked by my friends to introduce myself to you with some biographical details so that my ideas may not appear to you too visionary, and frighten you as does an apparition that has its context of life'. Contains portions of 'Public Theatre in Peking, 'At the Scholar's Dinner', and 'Religious Experience']. EMSF_033 ts IMG 11-21 [title: 'The Religion of an artist', contains 2 essays apparently carbon copies, no changes. 1st essay begins 'I was born in 1861: That is not an important date in history, but it belongs to a great epoch in Bengal'. 1st essay similar to content of RBVBMS_319B].____Talks in China (Calcutta: Visva-Bharati Series, 1924 [?]). Talks in China (Calcutta: Visva-Bharati Book Shop, 1925).____________Not byTagore. Followed byTagore's 'Reply to the scholars,' which is identical to 1925 ed. Autobiographical II.
Aurobindo Ghosh: For a long time I had a strong desire to meet Aurobindo Ghosh____MR, July 1928 [IMG in Bichitra archive]________________EW Vol. IV. Bears dateline: S. S. Chantilly, May 29, 1928. Original pub. in 'Prabaasee' shraavan 1335 (July-August 1928)
Autobiographical: I. Lately I read an observation in one of your papers [same as To the Public at the Theatre in Peking: Lately I read an observation in one of your papers that, being a philosopher, I was half an hour late in attending a particular meeting] II. Even when we come to a foreign land we seek for our own.I. RBVBMS_304(viii-A) IMG 1-31 'Lately I read in one of your papers that being a philosopher I was [always]{half an hour} late' [Note: 'Theatre address']. RBVBMS_304(viii-B) ts IMG 1-10 'Lately, I read {an observation} in one of your papers that being a philosopher I was half an hour late' II. RBVBMS_304(vi-C) IMG 1-8, 9-16 [Title for both copies 'The Scholar's Dinner'. Pencilled note on IMG 1 top and right margin, possibly by L. K. Elmhirst: 'This was his first lecture in China which 'caught on', - Hu Shih almost wept over it & would have embraced the poet had he been the right side of the table. It marks the [new] winning over of the opposition party of the intellectuals in Peking & the acceptance of the poet into the ranks of revolution. They had taken for granted he was a reactionary saying 'Go back', have nothing to do with Science. They clothed Tagore in the mantle of Gandhi whose works they'd read.'] RBVBMS_319A ts IMG 2-16 [ms note: 'My Introduction': 'I have been asked by my friends to introduce myself to you with some biographical details so that my ideas may not appear to you too visionary, and frighten you as does an apparition that has its context of life.' Contains portions of 'Public Theatre in Peking' and 'At the Scholar's Dinner, Peking']. RBVBMS_319B ts IMG 2-18 [ms note: 'My Introduction': 'I have been asked by my friends to introduce myself to you with some biographical details so that my ideas may not appear to you too visionary, and frighten you as does an apparition that has its context of life'. Contains portions of 'Public Theatre in Peking, 'At the Scholar's Dinner', and 'Religious Experience']. EMSF_033 ts IMG 11-21 [title: 'The Religion of an artist', contains 2 essays apparently carbon copies, no changes. 1st essay begins 'I was born in 1861: That is not an important date in history, but it belongs to a great epoch in Bengal'. 1st essay similar to content of RBVBMS_319B].____Talks in China (Calcutta: Visva-Bharati Book Shop, 1925). Talks in China (Calcutta: Visva-Bharati Series, 1924 [?])________________
Because the world of reality has more extensive boundaries for the poet and the artist,________Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 167________________
Being by nature social, some portion of our energies we must employ to keep up the flow of sociability.RBVBMS_062 IMG 15-16. RBVBMS_221(i) ts IMG 23. RBVBMS_221(ii) ts IMG 23. RBVBMS_221(iii) ts IMG 44. EMSF_038 ts IMG 43.VBN April 1939 [IMG in Bichitra archive].Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 43________________
Benares Hindu University Convocation Address, 8 Feb. 1935: The call of invitation that has led me on to this platform todayRBVBMS_216 IMG 3-27. RBVBMS_444 ts IMG 1-19.________________________
Brahma Vidya Appendix V: Brahma-vidya, the cult of Brahma, the Infinite Being, has for its object mukti, emancipationRabindra-Bhavana MS no. 433 (used for the 1931 Macmillan edition) [EW] (Allen and Unwin edition). RBVBMS_344C ts IMG 2-9 'Brahma-vidya, the cult of Brahma, the Infinite Being, has for its object mukti, emancipation.'____The Religion of Man (London: Allen and Unwin, 1930)____________Appendix 5 Brahma Vidya. Removed in the 1931 edition. See Religion of Man entries.
But we cannot afford to fritter away our solitude where lies the throne of the infinite.RBVBMS_221(ii) ts IMG 24. RBVBMS_221(iii) ts IMG 45. EMSF_038 ts IMG 44.____Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 44________________
But when engaged in adding up the quantities of these forces and factsRBVBMS_221(iii) ts IMG 15. EMSF_038 ts IMG 14.____Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 12________________
Can Science Be Humanized?: There is no meaning in such words as spiritualising the machine____VBN, Vol II, No. 2, Aug. 1933, p. 11 [IMG in Bichitra archive]____________________
Children are living beings________Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 179________________
China and India: The most memorable fact of human history is that of a path-opening____Visva-Bharati Bulletin No. 22, April 1937. MR, May 1937. [Both IMG in Bichitra archive]Printed and published by Prabhat Kumar Mukherjee, Santiniketan Press.____________opening of Cheena Bhaban at Santiniketan on 14 Apr. 1937.
Chinese Reception Shanghai [April 18, 1924]: My friends you have done me a great honour & I am very happy to be here.RBVBMS_304(xi-B) IMG 10-16.____________________Not traced.
City and Village: The standard of living in modern civilization has been raised far higher than the average level of our necessity. (1924)____VBQ, Oct. 1924 [IMG in Bichitra archive]________________delivered in Turin, Italy, 21 June 1926.
Civilization and Progress: A Chinese author writesRBVBMS_304(xii-A) ts IMG 1-19.VBQ New Series, Vol VI, part IV: February 1941, Reprinted from Talks in China. Reprinted in MR, May 1941 [MR IMG in Bichitra archive].Talks in China (Calcutta: Visva-Bharati Book Shop, 1925). Talks in China (Calcutta: Visva-Bharati Series, 1924 [?])Anthony Soares ed. Lectures and Addresses (1928)____________
Civilization cannot merely be a growing totality of happenings that by chance have assumed a particular shape and tendency which we consider to be excellent.________Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 115________________
Civilized man has come far away from the orbit of his normal life.________Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 153________________
Co-operation and our Destiny: Years ago, when most of those present here to-day were in their mothers' arms or yet unborn____The Bengal Co-operative Journal, January-March 1928.The Co-operative Principle (1963)________bharatbarshe samabaayer bishishtataa pub, in bhaandaar, shraavan 1334 (July-August 1927).EW Vol. IV.
Coming to the theatre of life we foolishly sit with our back to the stage.RBVBMS_062 IMG 12. RBVBMS_221(i) ts IMG 13. RBVBMS_221(ii) ts IMG 13-14. RBVBMS_221(iii) ts IMG 30. EMSF_038 ts IMG 29.____Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 27________________
Conclusion Ch. XV: In the Sanskrit Language the bird is described as 'twice-born'Rabindra-Bhavana MS no. 433 (used for the 1931 Macmillan edition) [EW] (Allen and Unwin edition). RBVBMS_343P IMG 54-____The Religion of Man (London: Allen and Unwin, 1930) The Religion of Man (New York: Macmillan, 1931)________________
Consciousness is the light by the help of which we travel along our path of life. [part of 'In our physical and much of our intellectual life the forming of habit is like building our house of bricks and dead materials, it is needful.']RBVBMS_062 IMG 23 [1st line intact, i.e. begins with 'In our physical and much of our intellectual life']. RBVBMS_221(i) ts IMG 43-4 [1st line intact]. RBVBMS_221(ii) ts IMG 42-3 [3rd line, 1st 2 lines crossed out]. RBVBMS_221(iii) ts IMG 79. EMSF_038 ts IMG 78.VBQ, January 1926, under Notes and Comments [IMG in Bichitra archive].Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 76________________
Construction versus Creation: Construction is for a purpose, it expresses our wants; but creation is for itself, it expresses our very being. (1920)RBVBMS_344(O) ts IMG 2-22 [printed book pages, not ms or ts. No corrections]. EMSF_020 ts IMG 2-25 [Title: '[Construction]{Creation} versus [Creation]{Construction}.' Very slight corrections except title.]________First pub in Anthony Soares ed. Lectures and Addresses (1928)Sailesh Parekh, Exploring Tagore (Ahmedabad, 2006)____EW Vol. IV. Tagore's reply to felicitations at Gujarati Sahitya Parishad on 2 April 1920 as printed in the 'Report of the Sixth Gujarati Sahitya Parishad' [expanded version. Note in EW Vol. IV: 'The passages in italics have been omitted in EWRT 3 version']
Convocation Address at Gurukula Kangri: I regret that my feeble body and a distressing malady donot [sic] allow me the pleasure of being present at this great gatheringts File: Lectures and Addresses, No. 1, Serial No. 17, Rabindra Bhaban [EW]Education, Lucknow, May 1942, Tagore Memorial Number; titled Last Public Utterance on Education1st pub Das, EW____________at Gurukula, Kangri
Convocation of Calcutta University/ Address to the students/ By Rabindranath Tagore/ (Translated): When I was invited to address the students at this Convocation of Calcutta University, the infirmity of my worn-out body stood in the way [n.d.]RBVBMS_196(ii) ts IMG 5-15 [ms corrections].________________________
Courage, in the ethics of peace, means the courage of self-sacrifice; there, bravery has for its object the triumph of renunciation.________Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 166________________
Creative expressions attain their perfect form through emotions modulated.________Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 150________________
Creative Unity. Contains: 1. Introduction, 2. The Poet's Religion, 3. The Creative Ideal, 4. The Religion of the Forest 5. An Indian Folk Religion, 6. East and West, 7. The Modern Age, 8. The Spirit of Freedom, 9. The Nation, 10. Woman and Home, 11. An Eastern University. See individual entries for bibliographical details.____________________________
Crisis in Civilization: Today I complete eighty years of my lifeBMSF_106 IMG 64-75 'I cannot afford to be elaborate on my new Year's Day address; whatever I have to say I shall say in few brief words. With the advent of this year I have completed eighty years of life' [ms not inTagore hand, dated 9/4/41 in top left corner], IMG 76-86 ts '[With the advent of this year I have completed eighty years of my life] {Today I complete eighty years of my life}' [title inserted in ms, red ink: '[The] Crisis [of] {in} Civilization', copious corrections and insertions inTagore hand, IMG 87 in ms notTagore hand, IMG 88 provides note: 'Original draft Eng Tr by Kshitish Roy of sabhyataar shankat/ Crisis in Civilization - as revised by Dr Amiya Chakravarty/ 10 sheets'. Ms note on IMG 89: 'Draft Eng. Tr. of {sabhyataar shankat} (Crisis in Civilization) prepared by Kshitish Roy {on 9.4.41}, as corrected and revised by Krishna Kripalani and Rabindranath Tagore./ The [original] {ms} draft {of the translation} was revised by Amiya Chakravarty.'].VBN, Vol IX, No. ii April, 1941. MR, May 1941. Titled 'Crisis of Civilization.' [both IMG in Bichitra Archive].Crisis in Civilization (Santiniketan Press, 1941)________sabhyataar shankatTagore's last public address, delivered on 14 Apr. 1941. Tr. not by Tagore, 1st draft prepared by Kshitish Roy and Krishna Kripalani but revised by Tagore. Edit. Note in VBQ says 'it has been revised by Gurudev himself.'
Darkness is that which isolates our consciousness within our own self.RBVBMS_062 IMG 13. RBVBMS_221(i) ts IMG 16-17. RBVBMS_221(ii) ts IMG 16. RBVBMS_221(iii) ts IMG 34. EMSF_038 ts IMG 33.____Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 31________________
Death Traffic: We have never before heard such a revolting story of Thuggism____MR, May 1925.________________Translation of 'ceene maraner byabasaay' Bharati, Jaishtha 1288 (May-June 1881). Introductory note by C. F. Andrews,Tagore attribution not confirmed. Attribution by Nityapriya Ghosh in EW Vol. IV.
Don your white robe, my brothers, and in quiet strengthRBVBMS_111 IMG 69 [no title numbered 3].________________________
East and West in Greater India________Greater India (Madras: S. Ganesan, 1921)________purba o paschim____
East and West: It is not always a profound interest in man that carries travellers nowadays to distant lands.________Creative Unity (New York: Macmillan, 1922)________________
Egoism is the price paid for the fact of existence.RBVBMS_221(iii) ts IMG 12. EMSF_038 ts IMG 11.____Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 9________________
Every defeat in the human world ultimately is a moral defeatBMSF_052 [fragment]________________________
Every morning the messenger of light comes to the flower buds with the message of hope for this blossomingRBVBMS_062 IMG 6 .X____________________
Existence is the play of the fountain of immortality. [part of 'Man is being constantly born afresh as a child because truth is ever new.']RBVBMS_221(i) ts IMG 32 [1st line intact i. e. begins with 'Man is being constantly']. RBVBMS_221(ii) ts IMG 31 [1st line intact]. RBVBMS_221(iii) ts IMG 61 [1st line intact]. EMSF_038 ts IMG 'Man is constantly being born afresh'.____Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 60________________
Farewell Speech at Shanghai: This meeting reminds me of the day I came to China, when I had my first reception in this garden.EM 304(ix) IMG 1-7.____Talks in China (Calcutta: Visva-Bharati Series, 1924 [?])________________
Fear assumes unlimited dimensions in the dark,RBVBMS_062 IMG 13. RBVBMS_221(i) ts IMG 17. RBVBMS_221(ii) ts IMG 17. RBVBMS_221(iii) ts IMG 35. EMSF_038 ts IMG 34.____Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 32________________
First Public Talk in Peking: When I was first invited to come to China, I did not know if all of you wanted a man from India.________Talks in China (Calcutta: Visva-Bharati Series, 1924 [?])________________
First Talk at Shanghai: It is a day of rejoicing for me that I, who belong to a distant part of Asia, should be invited to this land of yours, and I am deeply thankful that such good fortune has come to me.RBVBMS_304(i) IMG 1-11, IMG 11-14 [ms corrections], IMG 15-18 [light ms corrections].____Talks in China (Calcutta: Visva-Bharati Series, 1924 [?])____________Variant reading.
Following the interminable current of lawRBVBMS_062 IMG 21-22. RBVBMS_221(i) ts IMG 39-40. RBVBMS_221(ii) ts IMG 38-9. RBVBMS_221(iii) ts IMG 75-6. EMSF_038 ts IMG 74-5.____Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 72________________
For an artist it is a great chance to be able to meet a man of personality who walks solitary________Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 155________________
For centuries man has been engaged in evolving and strengthening his ideals of civilisation. [cancelled] Cramped time, like an abnormal mother's womb, produces deformities. [another section begins: 'Each individual race has its own special opportunity given to it, so that it may realise some fundamental aspect of truth and make it living in its own history'. Ends with the same words as the ending of the previous section.]RBVBMS_344F ts IMG 2-12. EMSF_027 ts IMG 2-10 'Each individual race has its own special opportunity' [ms note: 'Personality?']____________________Not traced.
For the current of our spiritual life creeds and rituals are channels that may thwart or help according to their fixity or openness.RBVBMS_062 IMG 25-6. RBVBMS_221(i) ts IMG 46. RBVBMS_221(ii) ts IMG 45. RBVBMS_221(iii) ts IMG 83. EMSF_038 ts IMG 82.____Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 80________________
Fortunately for man the easiest path is not his truest path.________Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 134________________
From age to age, thereafter, have I been diversely reborn on this earth.________Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 125________________
Gandhi the Man: After my return to India from some months' touring in the West____'The Statesman', 13 February 1938 [on the occasion of Gandhi's 70th birthday]. VBQ, August-October 1944.________________EW Vol. IV
Getting and Not-Getting: The practical man takes to pieces the hundred-petalled lotus____MR, June 1925________________EW Vol. IV. From letter dated 9 February 1925 in 'paschimjaatreer diary'. Editorial note in journal: 'Translated by the Author from paragraphs by him while on voyage to the West'.
Gilbert Murray to Tagore, Yatscombe, Boar's hill, Oxford, Aug. 17, 1934: I venture to trouble you with this letter for several reasons. Followed by Tagore reply to Gilbert Murray, 'Uttarayan' Santiniketan, Bengal, Sept. 16, 1934: In the midst of my busy seclusion in a corner of this Educational Colony in India comes your letter____________East and West (Paris: International institute of Intellectual Corporation, 1935, series title An International Series of Open Letters)________Exchange of letters between Gilbert Murray (1866-1957) andTagore.
God is love. He gives Himself out in His creation in spontaneous joy.RBVBMS_062 IMG 10-11.________________________
Good taste which is needful for the true understanding of a poem,RBVBMS_221(i) ts IMG 15 '{The} Good taste'. RBVBMS_221(ii) ts IMG 15. RBVBMS_221(iii) ts IMG 32. EMSF_038 ts IMG 31.____Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 29________bimukhataa,paras 5 and 6, shaantiniketan____
Greater India. Contains: East and West in Greater India, Our Swadeshi Samaj, The One Nationalist Party, The Way to Get it Done. See individual items for details.____________________________
Growth is not the enlargement which is merely adding to the dimensions of incompleteness.________Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 141________________
hen from the principle of Power we arrive at the principle of Beauty,RBVBMS_221(iii) ts IMG 16.EMSF_38 ts IMG 15.____Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 13________________
Hopeless tragedies of life can never technically be called beautiful,________Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 159________________
I always make mistakes in my SanskritRBVBMS_068 IMG 2-11. [Tagore? Hand looks different]________________________
I am He Lecture III : In the Brwihadaaranyaka Upanishad there is a remarkable verse:RBVBMS_334(i) ts IMG 109-134 [no title apart from Lecture III], IMG 135-155 [ms insertion in place of Lecture III' 'I am He']. RBVBMS_334(iv) IMG 1-21. RBVBMS_334(v) IMG 1-16 [only title: 'I am He'].MR, September 1934. [IMG in Bichitra archive]Man (Waltair: Andhra University, 1937, second impression 1965)____________ms note on folio 126, IMG 124: 'Duplicate. See Revised{& Retyped} Copy.'
I am not a scientist, but I believe this material world is built of light; that matter, in its ultimate stage, is Light.________Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 170________________
I am writing to you something about an artist. I know that his name is known to you all.HRVD_021 IMG 1-6.HRVD_021 IMG 7 ms note: 'This letter was published in 'Bharat Mahila' a Bengallee [sic] magazine for ladies, in January 1913.________________ByTagore? [Not in EW].
I believe it is not an uncommon experience for us________Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 148________________
I believe that children should be surrounded with the things of Nature which have their own educational value.________Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 181________________
I believe that the social unrest prevalent today all over the world is owing to the anarchy of spirit in the modern civilisation.EMSF_031 ts IMG 8-9.________________________
I believe that there is an ideal hovering over and permeating the earth____VBN May 1935 [IMG in Bichitra archive].Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 98________________
I blew out the lamp with the idea of turning into bed.________Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 105________________
I feel proud that I have been born in this great age.________Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 158________________
I find that an unfortunate experience of mine in an American immigration office in Vancouver has attracted prominent notice in your papers and you have ascribed to me strong language which I am never in the habit of using against the officer of that department.EMSF_037 IMG 7-9 .The Japan Adviser, 11 May 1929. Reprinted in VBQ November 1929.________________EW III.
I have a relationship with the world which is deeply personal.RBVBMS_062 IMG 9. RBVBMS_221(i) ts IMG 7-8 'We have a relationship with God which is deeply personal.' RBVBMS_221(ii) ts IMG 7-8. RBVBMS_221(iii) ts IMG 20. EMSF_038 ts IMG 19.____Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 17________________
I have been requested by the editor of Advance to send him a paragraphRBVBMS_164 IMG 269-71 [Seems to be an appeal to journalists]________________________
I need have no anxiety about the world of Nature.RBVBMS_062 IMG 8. RBVBMS_221(i) ts IMG 4-5. RBVBMS_221(ii) ts IMG 4-5. RBVBMS_221(iii) ts IMG 8. EMSF_038 ts IMG 7.____Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 5________icchaa, para 1, Shaantiniketan____
I think 'resonant' is a better word than 'sonorous',EMSF_029 IMG 86.________________________
Ideals of Education: The greatest man of modern India, Raja Rammohan Roy was born in Bengal and was the best friend of my grandfather. (1929)____VBQ, Apr.-July 1929________________at the Concordia, Tokyo, 3 June 1929.
If alms should have been forthcoming for the asking, and our travail should have ceased with the doleRBVBMS_221(iii) ts IMG 66. EMSF_038 ts IMG 65.____________________Filed under 'Thought relics' in EMSF_038 ts [see IMG 1].
If we allow our act of worship to deaden into a habitRBVBMS_062 IMG 23-4. RBVBMS_221(i) ts IMG 44. RBVBMS_221(ii) ts IMG 43. RBVBMS_221(iii) ts IMG 80. EMSF_038 ts IMG 79.VBQ, January 1926, under Notes and Comments. [IMG in Bichitra archive]Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 77________________
If we kept the searchlight for our observation turned upon the fact of death, the world appears to us like a huge charnel-house;________Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 131________________
In a lyrical poem, the metre and the idea are blended in one.RBVBMS_062 IMG 22. RBVBMS_221(i) ts IMG 40. RBVBMS_221(ii) ts IMG 39-40. RBVBMS_221(iii) ts IMG 77. EMSF_038 ts IMG 76.____Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 73________________
In fact, man wants to reach that inner region where he can take his standRBVBMS_062 IMG 30-31. RBVBMS_221(i) ts IMG 51-2. RBVBMS_221(ii) ts IMG 50-1. RBVBMS_221(iii) ts IMG 89. EMSF_038 ts IMG 88.____Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 86________________
In her 'Voiceless India,' Miss Emerson has amply proved that she has her own natural right of a sensitive mindRBVBMS_052, IMG 24-20 'Travellers go out of their way to kill such birds as penguines [sic]' [written upside down in notebook, scanned in reverse order, identified by Shri Sankha Ghosh].____Preface to Gertrude Emerson Sen, Voiceless India, 1930.____________EW Vol. III 'Voiceless India'
In Hindu scriptures this world is considered to be an egg.____VBQ July 1926, under Notes and Comments [IMG in Bichitra archive].Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 36________________
In man's nature there is a division between the fleeting and the permanentRBVBMS_062 IMG 14-15 'In man's nature there is a division of the fleeting and the permanent'. RBVBMS_221(i) ts IMG 22 [1st line as above]. RBVBMS_221(ii) ts IMG 22[1st line as above]. RBVBMS_221(iii) ts IMG 42. EMSF_038 ts IMG 41.VBQ July 1926, under Notes and Comments [IMG in Bichitra archive].Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 41________________
In my early years, I did not know that my sight had become impaired.RBVBMS_062 IMG 7. RBVBMS_221(i) ts IMG 3. RBVBMS_221(ii) ts IMG 2. RBVBMS_221(iii) ts IMG 4. EMSF_038 ts IMG 3.____Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 2________aatmaar drishti, para 1, Shaantiniketan____
In nature we find the presence of law in truth, and the presence of joy in beauty.RBVBMS_062 IMG 13 'In nature we find {the} presence of law in truth and {the} presence of joy in beauty.' RBVBMS_221(i) ts IMG 17-18 'In Nature'. RBVBMS_221(ii) ts IMG 17-18 [1st line as above]. RBVBMS_221(iii) ts IMG 36 [1st line as above]. EMSF_038 ts IMG 35 [as above].____Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 33________mrityu o amrita, para 1, shaantiniketan____
In order to reach perfection it is required of us to blend completely in our lifeRBVBMS_062 IMG 22-23. RBVBMS_221(i) ts IMG 41.X____________________
In our country it is accounted the greatest calamity to have one's courtyard brought under the plough.RBVBMS_221(iii) ts IMG 46. EMSF_038 ts IMG 45.____Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 45________________
In our highly complex modern civilization, mechanical forces are organized with such efficiency________Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 106________________
In our own days, through the advance of modern science, the rapid transport of modern times has altered the past situation irrevocably.________Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 144________________
In our physical and much of our intellectual life the forming of habit is like building. [same as 'Consciousness]____X____________________
In society, we find our places according to a certain conventional priceRBVBMS_221(i) ts IMG 24-5. RBVBMS_221(ii) ts IMG 24-5. RBVBMS_221(iii) ts IMG 48. EMSF_038 ts IMG 47.____Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 47________________
In the night, we stumble over things________Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 172________________
In the pictorial, plastic, and verbal arts the object and our feelings with regard to it are closely associated, like the rose and its perfume.________Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 163________________
In the realm of Biology man and beast are not distinct, as there viewed,________Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 109________________
In the upanishad [sic] God is described as 'The Peaceful, the Good, the One'.RBVBMS_062 IMG 34 'Upanishad'. RBVBMS_221(i) ts IMG 56-7 [1st line as above]. RBVBMS_221(ii) ts IMG 55-6 [1st line as above]. RBVBMS_221(iii) ts IMG 97 [1st line as above]. EMSF_038 ts IMG 96 [as above].____Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 92________________
India and Europe: No report has yet been published which correctly represents my views regarding India and Europe. (1929)____VBQ, Apr.-July 1929. Full interview pub. in Canadian Forum, Toronto, May 1929.____________________
India's Problem: Nowadays class conflicts in the West are mostly of economic origin____MR, January 1940 [IMG in Bichitra archive]________________Journal editorial note: Translated from the original Bengali and revised by the Author. Original 'choto o barho' written in December-January 1917 and included in kaalaantar (1937). EW Vol. IV.
Indian Students and Western Teachers: I have some hesitation in discussing the recent disturbance between the Presidency College students and some of their European professors.____MR, April 1916 [IMG in Bichitra archive]____________chaatrashaashantantra (sabujpatra)EW Vol. IV
Individuality: In 'Welfare' Rabindranath Tagore discourses thus on the value of individuality: When man realises his own individuality____MR, February 1923.________________Quoted from 'Welfare'. EW Vol. IV
International Goodwill: I wish to thank you for your words of welcome and for your approval of my work. [1931]____VBQ Vol. VIII, part. 3: June, 1931________________Summary of speech at the All People's Association, London, 8 Jan. 1931. No pub. Details.
International Relations: When I was about to start for my tour in China and Japan there was an enthusiastic meeting in Calcutta (1924)EMSF_20 ts IMG 35-48, IMG 49-61, IMG 62-74 'When I was about to start for my tour in China [and Japan] {and Japan}' [ms note on IMG 62: 'Suven.' Typed 'The End' crossed out on IMG 74].VBQ, 1925 [IMG in Bichitra archive]____First pub. Anthony Soares ed. Lectures and Addresses (1928)________delivered in Japan 1924.
Introduction (by Liang Chi Chao)________Talks in China (Calcutta: Visva-Bharati Book Shop, 1925). Talks in China(Calcutaa: Visva-Bharati Series, 1924 [?])____________This item not byTagore.
Introduction: It costs me nothing to feel that I am; it is no burden to me.________Creative Unity (New York: Macmillan, 1922)________________
Introduction: Oxford Book of Bengali Verse: Bengali literature may be divided into two main parts____RBKSH Vol. 41 (2002)________________EW Vol. IV
Introductory Note [to Glimpses of Bengal] by the Author': The letters, the translations of which appear in the book, cover the most productive period of my literary life.EMSF_014IMG 2-3 'the translations of which appear in the [following] book' [ms note in red pencil traces the pages as from 'Glimpses of Bengal'].________________________
Ishavasyamidam sarvam yat kincha jagatyam jagat/ tina tyaktina bhunjitha ma grdhah kasysviddhanam. /Know all that is moving in this world as enveloped by God. By all that he renounces thou shouldst enjoy. Desire not after other man's possessions.RBVBMS_142 IMG 4-10 ms and ts with corrections.________________________
It has become painfully difficult for us who live in a country of lost wealth and meagre opportunitiesRBVBMS_221(i) ts IMG 52. RBVBMS_221(ii) ts IMG 51. RBVBMS_221(iii) ts IMG 90. EMSF_038 ts IMG 89 'It has painfully become difficult for us'.____________________Filed under 'Thought Relics' in EMSF_038 ts [see IMG 1].
It has been said in our scriptures 'atithi devo bhava' [sic], asking us to realize that 'the Divine comes to us as our guest', claiming our homage.________Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 142________________
It is an important duty for man so to bear himselfRBVBMS_221(iii) ts IMG 55. EMSF_038 ts IMG 54.____Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 54________neerher shikshaa, shaantiniketan: similarity of image____
It is given to us to reveal our soul, that which is One in us, which is eternal.____VBQ, January 1926, under Notes and Comments. Also VBQ, July 1926, Notes and Comments. [IMG in Bichitra archive]Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 103________________
It is hard for us to free ourselves from the grip of our acquisitions.RBVBMS_062 IMG 11. RBVBMS_221(i) ts IMG 12-13. RBVBMS_221(ii) ts IMG 12-13. RBVBMS_221(iii) ts IMG 28. EMSF_038 ts IMG 27.VBN, August 1936. MR, September 1936 [IMG in Bichitra archive].Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 25________________
It is needless to say that the purpose of Modern Education is to respond to the deepest urge of the present age which is to be rid of the suicidal aggressiveness of the collective egotism of the people.EMSF_031 IMG 2-3, IMG 4 ts.VBN, February 1936, titled On Education. Reprinted in MR March 1936 (reprinted from VBN). VBN August 1963. [all IMGs in Bichitra archive]____________________
It is pain which is our true wealth as imperfect beings, and has made us great and worthy to take our seat with the perfect.________Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 133________________
It is still dark. The day is about to dawn.RBVBMS_062 IMG 8-9. RBVBMS_221(i) ts IMG 6. RBVBMS_221(ii) ts IMG 6. RBVBMS_221(iii) ts IMG 18. EMSF_038 ts IMG 17.VBQ , July 1926, under Notes and Comments [IMG in Bichitra archive].Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 15________maanush, para 1, Shaantiniketan____
It is well known that when greed has for its object material gain, then it can have no end.________Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 146________________
It needs no elaborate computation of dates to discover that I am oldRBVBMS_185, IMG 61 [written upside down in notebook. Draft of address to students at Lahore on 15 February 1935. Piece identified by Shri Sankha Ghosh]________________________
It not only gladdens my heart but makes me feel at home when Sir Hassan gives special emphasis in his address to the generous reception that was offered to me in Persia.BMSF_034 IMG 103-5.________________________
It seems that the subconscious remembrance of some primeval dwelling________Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 183________________
Judgment: The young generation of men in the East are everywhere attracted by what they imagine is modern. (1925)RBVBMS_325 ts IMG 2-20 [ts begins on p. 2 '[life with false cards up its sleeve], is crabbed and wrinkled.'] RBVBMS_436, IMG 1-8 [Ms note: 'Corrected by Gurudev'].VBQ, Oct. 1925, Also in Hindu, 27 November 1933, titled Challenge of Judgement [Sen]. [VBQ IMG in Bichitra archive]____________________
Just as health is a condition of man's whole body, so is religion of his whole nature.________Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 121________________
Just as it does not do to have the writer entirely removed from the feeling to which he is giving expression,________Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 112________________
Last night I dreamt that I was the same boyRBVBMS_062 IMG 6-7. RBVBMS_221(i) ts IMG 2. RBVBMS_221(ii) ts IMG 2. RBVBMS_221(iii) ts IMG 3. EMSF_038 ts IMG 2.____Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 1________abhay, para 3, Shaantiniketan1929 ed. Contains 89 entries more than the 1921 ed. Numbering follows Das, EW, Vol. 3 which prints the most comprehensive of these editions, Thoughts from Tagore. Texts without sources are probably not translations.
Last night when the north wind was keen,RBVBMS_062 IMG 9-10. RBVBMS_221(i) ts IMG 8. RBVBMS_221(ii) ts IMG 8. RBVBMS_221(iii) ts IMG 21. EMSF_038 ts IMG 20.VBQ July 1926, under Notes and Comments [IMG in Bichitra archive].Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 18________bhaangaa haat, few lines, shaantiniketan____
Leave Taking: The time for taking leave has come________Talks in China (Calcutta: Visva-Bharati Book Shop, 1925). Talks in China (Calcutta: Visva-Bharati Series, 1924 [?])________________
Lectures in Iran and Iraq: I. 'Salutation to the Spirit of Persia': The springtime is hospitable. 17 Apr. 1932 II. 'These Two Lands Should Meet in Love' (Reply to the Welcome by the Indians of Siraj): It is proper that you should feel just as proud of the country which you have made your home for the present 19 Apr. 1932 III. To the Armenians: I thank you from the depths of my heart for your warm welcome. n.d. IV. Reply to the Welcome by the Ispahan Municipality: First of all, let me express my gratitude for the hearty welcome you have accorded to me 27 Apr. 1932 V. At Tehran: The different races of Asia will no doubt have to solve their own national problems alone 5 May 1932 VI. Address at the Tehran Literary Society: I thank you for this invitation from the literary Club of Tehran. 9 May 1932 VII. My Visit to Persia: Persia has been a great inspiration to me. 23 May 1932 VIII. Reply to the Welcome by the Emperor of Persia: I heartily thank your Majesty for the kind invitation to your kingdom 25 May 1932 IX. Address to the Community of Writers: Let me offer my heartiest thanks to His Majesty King Faisal who has graciously invited me to his Kingdom May 1932V. BMSF_034 IMG 97-102 'The different [nations]{races} of Asia', IMG 106-7 [ms single paragraph, begins with 'Before I conclude']. VIII. BMSF_034 IMG 92-96.Address VI: At Tehran Literary Society appeared in MR, July 1932, titled 'Art.' [IMG in Bichitra archive]Appendix of paarashya jaatree (1985 ed.)________________
Let me lay my heart at the feet of those who have sungRBVBMS_111 IMG 69 [no title numbered 4].________________________
Letters from Abroad and Letters to a Friend. Ch. V. Antwerp, 3 Oct. 1920: I have spent about a fortnight in Holland.____________Letters from Abroad (Madras: S. Ganesan, 1924). Letters to a Friend (London: Allen and Unwin, 1928) [Enlarged and revised edition]____________
Letters from Abroad and Letters to a Friend. Ch. V. Ardennes, 21 Aug. 1920: Here we are in a most beautiful part of France.____________Letters from Abroad (Madras: S. Ganesan, 1924). Letters to a Friend (London: Allen and Unwin, 1928) [Enlarged and revised edition]____________
Letters from Abroad and Letters to a Friend. Ch. V. London 22 Jul. 1920: The result of the Dyer debates in both Houses of parliament____________Letters from Abroad (Madras: S. Ganesan, 1924). Letters to a Friend (London: Allen and Unwin, 1928) [Enlarged and revised edition]____________
Letters from Abroad and Letters to a Friend. Ch. V. London 8 Jul. 1920: Every day I have been wishing to write you a letter____________Letters from Abroad (Madras: S. Ganesan, 1924). Letters to a Friend (London: Allen and Unwin, 1928) [Enlarged and revised edition]____________
Letters from Abroad and Letters to a Friend. Ch. V. London, 1 Aug. 1920: We live on the topmost floor of this house____________Letters from Abroad (Madras: S. Ganesan, 1924). Letters to a Friend (London: Allen and Unwin, 1928) [Enlarged and revised edition]____________
Letters from Abroad and Letters to a Friend. Ch. V. London, 12 Jul. 1920: It gave me great joy and a feeling of relief____________Letters from Abroad (Madras: S. Ganesan, 1924). Letters to a Friend (London: Allen and Unwin, 1928) [Enlarged and revised edition]____________
Letters from Abroad and Letters to a Friend. Ch. V. London, 17 Jun. 1920: Time is scarce, and sugar, and butter, and a quiet place____________Letters from Abroad (Madras: S. Ganesan, 1924). Letters to a Friend (London: Allen and Unwin, 1928) [Enlarged and revised edition]____________
Letters from Abroad and Letters to a Friend. Ch. V. London, 18 Oct. 1920: Our vision of truth varies according to its perspective.____________Letters from Abroad (Madras: S. Ganesan, 1924). Letters to a Friend (London: Allen and Unwin, 1928) [Enlarged and revised edition]____________
Letters from Abroad and Letters to a Friend. Ch. V. London, 4 Aug. 1920: Owing to a change of plans, we are still detained in London.____________Letters from Abroad (Madras: S. Ganesan, 1924). Letters to a Friend (London: Allen and Unwin, 1928) [Enlarged and revised edition]____________
Letters from Abroad and Letters to a Friend. Ch. V. Near Paris, 20 Aug. 1920: We are in a delightful country____________Letters from Abroad (Madras: S. Ganesan, 1924). Letters to a Friend (London: Allen and Unwin, 1928) [Enlarged and revised edition]____________
Letters from Abroad and Letters to a Friend. Ch. V. Paris, 12 Sept. 1920: I had invitations from Germany and decided to go.____________Letters from Abroad (Madras: S. Ganesan, 1924). Letters to a Friend (London: Allen and Unwin, 1928) [Enlarged and revised edition]____________
Letters from Abroad and Letters to a Friend. Ch. V. Paris, 13 Aug. 1920: I have come to Paris, not stay here, but to decide where to go.____________Letters from Abroad (Madras: S. Ganesan, 1924). Letters to a Friend (London: Allen and Unwin, 1928) [Enlarged and revised edition]____________
Letters from Abroad and Letters to a Friend. Ch. V. Paris, 7 Sept. 1920: Your letters always bring the atmosphere of Santiniketan round my mind____________Letters from Abroad (Madras: S. Ganesan, 1924). Letters to a Friend (London: Allen and Unwin, 1928) [Enlarged and revised edition]____________
Letters from Abroad and Letters to a Friend. Ch. V. Red Sea, 24 May, 1920: We shall reach Suez this evening.____________Letters from Abroad (Madras: S. Ganesan, 1924). Letters to a Friend (London: Allen and Unwin, 1928) [Enlarged and revised edition]____________
Letters from Abroad and Letters to a Friend. Ch. VI. Near New York, 25 Dec. 1920: To-day is Christmas Day____VBN, January 1961 [IMG in Bichitra archive].____Letters from Abroad (Madras: S. Ganesan, 1924). Letters to a Friend (London: Allen and Unwin, 1928) [Enlarged and revised edition]____________
Letters from Abroad and Letters to a Friend. Ch. VI. New York, 13 Dec. 1920: Our Seventh Paus Festival at the Asram is near at hand.____________Letters from Abroad (Madras: S. Ganesan, 1924). Letters to a Friend (London: Allen and Unwin, 1928) [Enlarged and revised edition]____________
Letters from Abroad and Letters to a Friend. Ch. VI. New York, 14 Jan. 1921: Even when I was very young my mind ever sought for all experiences in an environment of completeness.____________Letters from Abroad (Madras: S. Ganesan, 1924). Letters to a Friend (London: Allen and Unwin, 1928) [Enlarged and revised edition]____________
Letters from Abroad and Letters to a Friend. Ch. VI. New York, 17 Dec. 1920: When all my thoughts were furiously revolving, like dead leaves, in a whirlwind of desire for raising funds____________Letters from Abroad (Madras: S. Ganesan, 1924). Letters to a Friend (London: Allen and Unwin, 1928) [Enlarged and revised edition]____________
Letters from Abroad and Letters to a Friend. Ch. VI. New York, 19 Dec. 1920: When life began her first experiments, she was mightily proud of the hugeness of her animal specimens.____________Letters from Abroad (Madras: S. Ganesan, 1924). Letters to a Friend (London: Allen and Unwin, 1928) [Enlarged and revised edition]____________
Letters from Abroad and Letters to a Friend. Ch. VI. New York, 2 Feb. 1921: After a break of three weeks and a sultriness of weary waiting____________Letters from Abroad (Madras: S. Ganesan, 1924). Letters to a Friend (London: Allen and Unwin, 1928) [Enlarged and revised edition]____________
Letters from Abroad and Letters to a Friend. Ch. VI. New York, 20 Dec. 1920: In every age and in every country facts are given to us in order that we may provide with them some special expression of Truth.____________Letters from Abroad (Madras: S. Ganesan, 1924). Letters to a Friend (London: Allen and Unwin, 1928) [Enlarged and revised edition]____________
Letters from Abroad and Letters to a Friend. Ch. VI. New York, 21 Dec. 1920: All about me is a desert of crowds, a monotony of multitude.____________Letters from Abroad (Madras: S. Ganesan, 1924). Letters to a Friend (London: Allen and Unwin, 1928) [Enlarged and revised edition]____________
Letters from Abroad and Letters to a Friend. Ch. VI. New York, 22 Dec. 1920: To-day is the seventh of Paus.____VBN, January 1961, December 1961 [IMG in Bichitra archive]____Letters from Abroad (Madras: S. Ganesan, 1924). Letters to a Friend (London: Allen and Unwin, 1928) [Enlarged and revised edition]____________
Letters from Abroad and Letters to a Friend. Ch. VI. New York, 28 Oct. 1920: Our steamer has arrived in port--too late for us to land to-night.____________Letters from Abroad (Madras: S. Ganesan, 1924). Letters to a Friend (London: Allen and Unwin, 1928) [Enlarged and revised edition]____________
Letters from Abroad and Letters to a Friend. Ch. VI. New York, 30 Nov. 1920: I am often reminded of my Gitanjali poem____________Letters from Abroad (Madras: S. Ganesan, 1924). Letters to a Friend (London: Allen and Unwin, 1928) [Enlarged and revised edition]____________
Letters from Abroad and Letters to a Friend. Ch. VI. New York, 4 Nov. 1920:There is one thing about which I wish to speak to you.____________Letters from Abroad (Madras: S. Ganesan, 1924). Letters to a Friend (London: Allen and Unwin, 1928) [Enlarged and revised edition]____________
Letters from Abroad and Letters to a Friend. Ch. VI. New York, 5 Feb. 1921: Civilization in the West is a magnifying glass.____________Letters from Abroad (Madras: S. Ganesan, 1924). Letters to a Friend (London: Allen and Unwin, 1928) [Enlarged and revised edition]____________
Letters from Abroad and Letters to a Friend. Ch. VI. New York, 8 Jan. 1921: There are a large number of ideas about which we do not even know____________Letters from Abroad (Madras: S. Ganesan, 1924). Letters to a Friend (London: Allen and Unwin, 1928) [Enlarged and revised edition]____________
Letters from Abroad and Letters to a Friend. Ch. VII. Chicago, 2 Mar. 1921: Your last letter gives wonderful news about our students in Calcutta.____________Letters from Abroad (Madras: S. Ganesan, 1924). Letters to a Friend (London: Allen and Unwin, 1928) [Enlarged and revised edition]____________
Letters from Abroad and Letters to a Friend. Ch. VII. Chicago, 24 Feb. 1921: We have engaged our passage in a Dutch steamer____________Letters from Abroad (Madras: S. Ganesan, 1924). Letters to a Friend (London: Allen and Unwin, 1928) [Enlarged and revised edition]____________
Letters from Abroad and Letters to a Friend. Ch. VII. Chicago, 5 Mar. 1921: Lately I have been receiving more and more news and newspaper cuttings from India____________Letters from Abroad (Madras: S. Ganesan, 1924). Letters to a Friend (London: Allen and Unwin, 1928) [Enlarged and revised edition]____________
Letters from Abroad and Letters to a Friend. Ch. VII. New York, 13 Mar. 1921: Things that are stationary have no responsibility and need no law.____________Letters from Abroad (Madras: S. Ganesan, 1924). Letters to a Friend (London: Allen and Unwin, 1928) [Enlarged and revised edition]____________
Letters from Abroad and Letters to a Friend. Ch. VII. New York, 8 Feb. 1921: I have just read a letter published in Prabasi by one who is at the Asram, and it has deeply hurt me.____________Letters from Abroad (Madras: S. Ganesan, 1924). Letters to a Friend (London: Allen and Unwin, 1928) [Enlarged and revised edition]____________
Letters from Abroad and Letters to a Friend. Ch. VII. S.S. 'Rhyndam', n.d.: Plato threatened to banish all poets from his Republic.____________Letters from Abroad (Madras: S. Ganesan, 1924). Letters to a Friend (London: Allen and Unwin, 1928) [Enlarged and revised edition]____________
Letters from Abroad and Letters to a Friend. Ch. VII. S.S. 'Rhyndam', n.d.: Sometimes it amuses me to see the struggle for supremacy that is going on between the different persons within me.____________Letters from Abroad (Madras: S. Ganesan, 1924). Letters to a Friend (London: Allen and Unwin, 1928) [Enlarged and revised edition]____________
Letters from Abroad and Letters to a Friend. Ch. VII. S.S. 'Rhyndam', n.d.: The sea has been exceedingly rough.____________Letters from Abroad (Madras: S. Ganesan, 1924). Letters to a Friend (London: Allen and Unwin, 1928) [Enlarged and revised edition]____________
Letters from Abroad and Letters to a Friend. Ch. VII. S.S. 'Rhyndam', n.d.: The very fact that we have turned our face towards the East fills my heart with joy.____________Letters from Abroad (Madras: S. Ganesan, 1924). Letters to a Friend (London: Allen and Unwin, 1928) [Enlarged and revised edition]____________
Letters from Abroad and Letters to a Friend. Ch. VII. S.S. 'Rhyndam', n.d.: You, who are given a stable and solid surface on which to work out your problems of daily life, cannot fully realize what a trial it has been for us, these two days, to be tossed upon a wild sea every moment of our existence.____________Letters from Abroad (Madras: S. Ganesan, 1924). Letters to a Friend (London: Allen and Unwin, 1928) [Enlarged and revised edition]____________
Letters from Abroad and Letters to a Friend. Ch. VIII. Autour du Monde, Paris, 18 Apr. 1921: I have come back to the domain of dust from my short aeroplane career in mid-air____________Letters from Abroad (Madras: S. Ganesan, 1924). Letters to a Friend (London: Allen and Unwin, 1928) [Enlarged and revised edition]____________
Letters from Abroad and Letters to a Friend. Ch. VIII. Autour du Monde, Paris, 21 Apr. 1921: When I sent my appeal for an International Institution to the Western people, I made use of the word 'University' for the sake of convenience.____________Letters from Abroad (Madras: S. Ganesan, 1924). Letters to a Friend (London: Allen and Unwin, 1928) [Enlarged and revised edition]____________
Letters from Abroad and Letters to a Friend. Ch. VIII. Berlin, 28 May 1921: I am leaving Germany to-night for Vienna.____________Letters from Abroad (Madras: S. Ganesan, 1924). Letters to a Friend (London: Allen and Unwin, 1928) [Enlarged and revised edition]____________
Letters from Abroad and Letters to a Friend. Ch. VIII. Berlin, 4 Jun. 1921: To-day my visit to Berlin has come to an end.____________Letters from Abroad (Madras: S. Ganesan, 1924). Letters to a Friend (London: Allen and Unwin, 1928) [Enlarged and revised edition]____________
Letters from Abroad and Letters to a Friend. Ch. VIII. Darmstadt, 10 Jun. 1921: In Darmstadt they have a gathering of people from all parts of Germany____________Letters from Abroad (Madras: S. Ganesan, 1924). Letters to a Friend (London: Allen and Unwin, 1928) [Enlarged and revised edition]____________
Letters from Abroad and Letters to a Friend. Ch. VIII. Geneva, 6 May 1921: To-day is my birthday.____VBN, March 1966 [IMG in Bichitra archive].____Letters from Abroad (Madras: S. Ganesan, 1924). Letters to a Friend (London: Allen and Unwin, 1928) [Enlarged and revised edition]____________
Letters from Abroad and Letters to a Friend. Ch. VIII. Hamburg, 17 May 1921: It has been a perpetual sunshine of kindness for me all through my travels in this country.____________Letters from Abroad (Madras: S. Ganesan, 1924). Letters to a Friend (London: Allen and Unwin, 1928) [Enlarged and revised edition]____________
Letters from Abroad and Letters to a Friend. Ch. VIII. London, 10 Apr. 1921 [To a lady]: I received your letter late that morning, and was sorry to learn that you had come to this hotel while I was engaged.____________Letters from Abroad (Madras: S. Ganesan, 1924). Letters to a Friend (London: Allen and Unwin, 1928) [Enlarged and revised edition]________Headnote: [The following letter (a copy of which he enclosed) was in answer to a lady who had complained that the Poet had appeared to give vent to a feeling of anger against the British people in one of his lectures.]
Letters from Abroad and Letters to a Friend. Ch. VIII. London, 10 Apr. 1921: I am glad to be in England again.____________Letters from Abroad (Madras: S. Ganesan, 1924). Letters to a Friend (London: Allen and Unwin, 1928) [Enlarged and revised edition]____________
Letters from Abroad and Letters to a Friend. Ch. VIII. Near Zürich, 10 May 1921: I have just received a birthday greeting from Germany through a committee____________Letters from Abroad (Madras: S. Ganesan, 1924). Letters to a Friend (London: Allen and Unwin, 1928) [Enlarged and revised edition]____________
Letters from Abroad and Letters to a Friend. Ch. VIII. S.S.'Morea', 12 Jul. 1921: For the last fourteen months my one thought was to bring India into touch with the living activities of the larger world of humanity.____________Letters from Abroad (Madras: S. Ganesan, 1924). Letters to a Friend (London: Allen and Unwin, 1928) [Enlarged and revised edition]____________
Letters from Abroad and Letters to a Friend. Ch. VIII. S.S.'Morea', 13 Jul. 1921: In our music, each ragini has its special scale in which some notes are absent and some are added____________Letters from Abroad (Madras: S. Ganesan, 1924). Letters to a Friend (London: Allen and Unwin, 1928) [Enlarged and revised edition]____________
Letters from Abroad and Letters to a Friend. Ch. VIII. S.S.'Morea', 14 Jul. 1921: There is an idealism which is a form of egotism egregiously self-assertive.____________Letters from Abroad (Madras: S. Ganesan, 1924). Letters to a Friend (London: Allen and Unwin, 1928) [Enlarged and revised edition]____________
Letters from Abroad and Letters to a Friend. Ch. VIII. S.S.'Morea', 15 Jul. 1921: Before I finish this last letter to you, my friend, let me thank you with all my heart____________Letters from Abroad (Madras: S. Ganesan, 1924). Letters to a Friend (London: Allen and Unwin, 1928) [Enlarged and revised edition]____________
Letters from Abroad and Letters to a Friend. Ch. VIII. S.S.'Morea', 6 Jul. 1921: I suppose you have read in the newspapers that in Europe I met with an enthusiastic welcome.____________Letters from Abroad (Madras: S. Ganesan, 1924). Letters to a Friend (London: Allen and Unwin, 1928) [Enlarged and revised edition]____________
Letters from Abroad and Letters to a Friend. Ch. VIII. S.S.'Morea', 7 Jul. 1921: In this modern age of the philosophy of relativity I suppose I cannot claim for myself the quality of absolute poetdom.____________Letters from Abroad (Madras: S. Ganesan, 1924). Letters to a Friend (London: Allen and Unwin, 1928) [Enlarged and revised edition]____________
Letters from Abroad and Letters to a Friend. Ch. VIII. S.S.'Morea', 8 Jul. 1921: I must not exaggerate.____________Letters from Abroad (Madras: S. Ganesan, 1924). Letters to a Friend (London: Allen and Unwin, 1928) [Enlarged and revised edition]____________
Letters from Abroad and Letters to a Friend. Ch. VIII. S.S.'Morea', 9 Jul. 1921: All true ideals claim our best____________Letters from Abroad (Madras: S. Ganesan, 1924). Letters to a Friend (London: Allen and Unwin, 1928) [Enlarged and revised edition]____________
Letters from Abroad and Letters to a Friend. Ch. VIII. stockholm, 27 May 1921: I have been following the track of spring from Switzerland to Denmark____________Letters from Abroad (Madras: S. Ganesan, 1924). Letters to a Friend (London: Allen and Unwin, 1928) [Enlarged and revised edition]____________
Letters from Abroad and Letters to a Friend. Ch. VIII. Strasbourg, 29 Apr. 1921: I am writing this from Strasbourg, where I am going to read my lecture at the University this morning.____________Letters from Abroad (Madras: S. Ganesan, 1924). Letters to a Friend (London: Allen and Unwin, 1928) [Enlarged and revised edition]____________
Letters from Abroad. Autour du Monde, Paris, 21 Apr. 1921: The letters from India this week have not reached me though long overdue.____________Letters from Abroad (Madras: S. Ganesan, 1924)____________
Letters from Abroad. Bombay, 14 May 1920 : The heat was tolerable and the journey fairly good____________Letters from Abroad (Madras: S. Ganesan, 1924)________1924 ed. contains letters written to C. F. Andrews from 1920-21, 1928 ed. contains letters from 1913-22. Edited by Andrews. Letter dated 21 April 1921 was actually written to W. Rothenstein included by Andrews by mistake. The Bichitra archive has images of Letters from Abroad (1924), not the 1928 edition. This listing provides the letters published only in Letters from Abroad first and then follows Das EW for listing the items of Letters to a Friend. Letters in 1924 also published in 1928 marked in the 'Book' column beside the relevant 1928 items list. For the complete sequential list of letters and their first lines in the 1924 ed. see the Bichitra English Metadata List for Search Engine (the search index, however, does not contain the letters added in the 1928 edition).
Letters from Abroad. Chicago, 26 Feb. 1921 : I feel frightened at the 'Fuji'-tive mood that seems to have come over you.____________Letters from Abroad (Madras: S. Ganesan, 1924)____________
Letters from Abroad. Geneva, 2 May 1921: It made me very anxious to hear that you fell ill after your strenuous work in Howrah.____________Letters from Abroad (Madras: S. Ganesan, 1924)____________
Letters from Abroad. Hamburg, 20 May 1921 : We are leaving this town for Copenhagen tomorrow morning.____________Letters from Abroad (Madras: S. Ganesan, 1924)____________
Letters from Abroad. Houston, Texas, 23 Feb. 1921: Tied to the chariot wheels of karma we flit from one birth to another.____________Letters from Abroad (Madras: S. Ganesan, 1924)____________
Letters from Abroad. London, 8 Oct. 1920: We are about to sail for Norway and Sweden, and for some weeks you may not hear from me.____________Letters from Abroad (Madras: S. Ganesan, 1924)____________
Letters from Abroad. Near Aden, 19 May 1920: The crowd is thick.____________Letters from Abroad (Madras: S. Ganesan, 1924)____________
Letters from Abroad. New York, 1 Jan. 1921 : To-day is New Year's Day.____________Letters from Abroad (Madras: S. Ganesan, 1924).____________
Letters from Abroad. New York, 17 Dec. 1920: Your letters are like weeky wages to me, which I rightly earn by what I am doing here for your sake.____________Letters from Abroad (Madras: S. Ganesan, 1924)____________
Letters from Abroad. New York, 18 Mar. 1921 : I wish that I could be released from my mission.____________Letters from Abroad (Madras: S. Ganesan, 1924)____________
Letters from Abroad. New York, 23 Jan. 1921: I have just come back from Greenwich, a suburban part of New York____________Letters from Abroad (Madras: S. Ganesan, 1924)____________
Letters from Abroad. New York, 25 Nov. 1920 : My lecture arrangements at this moment are like a derelict ship floating without crew or captain.____________Letters from Abroad (Madras: S. Ganesan, 1924)____________
Letters from Abroad. New York, 4 Jan. 1921: When I finish reading your letters from Santiniketan I wake up from my lyric dream to find myself at the bottom of a prodigious pile of newspaper prose.____________Letters from Abroad (Madras: S. Ganesan, 1924)____________
Letters from Abroad. Paris, 12 Oct. 1920: I had not even a distant idea before I came to the Continent what a welcome had been waiting for me in Europe.____________Letters from Abroad (Madras: S. Ganesan, 1924)____________
Letters from Abroad. Paris, 19 Sept. 1920: Recently I chanced to find a copy of Professor Lowes Dickenson's report of his travels in the East.____________Letters from Abroad (Madras: S. Ganesan, 1924)____________
Letters from Abroad. S.S. 'Rhyndam' (no date) : My difficulty is that when, in my environment, some intense feeling of pride of resentment concentrates its red light within a certain limited area, I lose my true perspective of life and the world, and it hurts deeply my nature.____________Letters from Abroad (Madras: S. Ganesan, 1924)____________
Letters from Abroad. S.S.'Morea', 5 Jul. 1921 : I know I need not write to you, for I am travelling towards your own nest in the Venu Kunja.____________Letters from Abroad (Madras: S. Ganesan, 1924)____________
Letters from Abroad. Wellesley, Mass., 25 Jan. 1921: I am going to read my lecture on the Poet's Religion to-night to the Wellesley College students.____________Letters from Abroad (Madras: S. Ganesan, 1924).____________
Letters to a Friend. Appendix I: The news has reached us of W. W. Pearson's death through an accident____Manchester Guardian, printed Nov. 27, 1923____Letters to a Friend (London: Allen and Unwin, 1928) [Enlarged and revised edition]________Letter sent to the then editor Mr. C. P. Scott
Letters to a Friend. Appendix II. Santiniketan, Jul. 4, 1923: I have just got your letter in which you ask me to give you my opinion concerning the importance of Institutional Religion.____________Letters to a Friend (London: Allen and Unwin, 1928) [Enlarged and revised edition]________Headnote: [The following letter from the Poet to his friend W. W. Pearson was found among his papers and was too late for insertion in the last chapter of this volume. I have therefore included it as an appendix.] The musings on institutional religion are probably expressed in Institutional Religion published in the VBQ 1924 listed below [also in EW Vol. IV].
Letters to a Friend. Ch. I. Calcutta, 11 Oct. 1913: I have gone through a period of difficulty.____________Letters to a Friend (London: Allen and Unwin, 1928) [Enlarged and revised edition]____________
Letters to a Friend. Ch. I. London, 13 Aug. 1913: I am so glad to know that you are now in Santiniketan.____________Letters to a Friend (London: Allen and Unwin, 1928) [Enlarged and revised edition]____________
Letters to a Friend. Ch. I. Ramgarh, 14 May 1914: Here I feel that I have come to the place that I needed most in all the world.____________Letters to a Friend (London: Allen and Unwin, 1928) [Enlarged and revised edition]____________
Letters to a Friend. Ch. I. Ramgarh, 15 May 1914: At last I am supremely happy,____________Letters to a Friend (London: Allen and Unwin, 1928) [Enlarged and revised edition]____________
Letters to a Friend. Ch. I. Ramgarh, 17 May 1914: To-day is my father's birthday anniversary.____________Letters to a Friend (London: Allen and Unwin, 1928) [Enlarged and revised edition]____________
Letters to a Friend. Ch. I. Ramgarh, 21 May 1914: I am struggling on my way through the wilderness.____________Letters to a Friend (London: Allen and Unwin, 1928) [Enlarged and revised edition]____________
Letters to a Friend. Ch. I. Ramgarh, 22 May 1914: The spiritual bath is not that of water, but of fire.____________Letters to a Friend (London: Allen and Unwin, 1928) [Enlarged and revised edition]____________
Letters to a Friend. Ch. I. Ramgarh, 23 May 1914: Now I feel that I am emerging once again into the air and light and am breathing freely.____________Letters to a Friend (London: Allen and Unwin, 1928) [Enlarged and revised edition]____________
Letters to a Friend. Ch. I. Ramgarh, 24 May 1914: To-day I feel as sound as these mountain oaks,____________Letters to a Friend (London: Allen and Unwin, 1928) [Enlarged and revised edition]____________
Letters to a Friend. Ch. I. Santiniketan, 10 May 1914: When are you coming to stay with me in the Hills?____________Letters to a Friend (London: Allen and Unwin, 1928) [Enlarged and revised edition]____________
Letters to a Friend. Ch. I. Santiniketan, 5 Mar. 1914: Lately I have been spending some days alone in the solitude of Shileida;____________Letters to a Friend (London: Allen and Unwin, 1928) [Enlarged and revised edition]____________
Letters to a Friend. Ch. I. Santiniketan, Feb. 1914: I send you my love and the translation of a song of mine written about two months ago.____________Letters to a Friend (London: Allen and Unwin, 1928) [Enlarged and revised edition]____________
Letters to a Friend. Ch. II. Agra, 5 Dec. 1914: I was surprised to read in MR that our Bolpur boys____________Letters to a Friend (London: Allen and Unwin, 1928) [Enlarged and revised edition]____________
Letters to a Friend. Ch. II. Allahabad, 18 Dec. 1914: I feel happy to imagine you lost in the sunny blue and the silent green of our Asram,____________Letters to a Friend (London: Allen and Unwin, 1928) [Enlarged and revised edition]____________
Letters to a Friend. Ch. II. Calcutta, 12 Nov. 1914: I know these school financial difficulties are good for us, but I must have strength enough to extract the good.____________Letters to a Friend (London: Allen and Unwin, 1928) [Enlarged and revised edition]____________
Letters to a Friend. Ch. II. Calcutta, 15 Nov. 1914: Critics and detectives are naturally suspicious.____________Letters to a Friend (London: Allen and Unwin, 1928) [Enlarged and revised edition]____________
Letters to a Friend. Ch. II. Calcutta, 18 Feb. 1915: Calcutta will keep me till Sunday.____________Letters to a Friend (London: Allen and Unwin, 1928) [Enlarged and revised edition]____________
Letters to a Friend. Ch. II. Calcutta, 20 Jan. 1915: I could feel from your last letters, hastily written, that you were depressed.____________Letters to a Friend (London: Allen and Unwin, 1928) [Enlarged and revised edition]____________
Letters to a Friend. Ch. II. Calcutta, 29 Jan. 1915: I don't like to frighten you with news of my ill-health____________Letters to a Friend (London: Allen and Unwin, 1928) [Enlarged and revised edition]____________
Letters to a Friend. Ch. II. Calcutta, Jan. 31, 1915: I hear that you are really ill.____________Letters to a Friend (London: Allen and Unwin, 1928) [Enlarged and revised edition]____________
Letters to a Friend. Ch. II. Darjeeling, 12 June 1914: Real love is always a wonder.____________Letters to a Friend (London: Allen and Unwin, 1928) [Enlarged and revised edition]____________
Letters to a Friend. Ch. II. Santiniketan, 4 Oct. 1914: It seems as though I am coming out of the mist once more,____________Letters to a Friend (London: Allen and Unwin, 1928) [Enlarged and revised edition]____________
Letters to a Friend. Ch. II. Santiniketan, 7 Oct. 1914: My period of darkness is over once again.____________Letters to a Friend (London: Allen and Unwin, 1928) [Enlarged and revised edition]____________
Letters to a Friend. Ch. II. Shileida, 1 Feb. 1915: You are right.____________Letters to a Friend (London: Allen and Unwin, 1928) [Enlarged and revised edition]____________
Letters to a Friend. Ch. II. Shileida, 3 Feb. 1915: Directly I reache here I came to myself, and am now healed.____________Letters to a Friend (London: Allen and Unwin, 1928) [Enlarged and revised edition]____________
Letters to a Friend. Ch. III. Calcutta, 11 July 1915: Conscientious men are comfortable men____________Letters to a Friend (London: Allen and Unwin, 1928) [Enlarged and revised edition]____________
Letters to a Friend. Ch. III. Calcutta, 29 July 1915: The Infinite Being is not complete if He remains absolutely infinite.____________Letters to a Friend (London: Allen and Unwin, 1928) [Enlarged and revised edition]____________
Letters to a Friend. Ch. III. Calcutta, 7 July 1915: Haven't I confessed elsewhere that renunciation is not for me____________Letters to a Friend (London: Allen and Unwin, 1928) [Enlarged and revised edition]____________
Letters to a Friend. Ch. III. Santiniketan, 23 Sept. 1915: The golden bell of the autumn sun tolls silently____________Letters to a Friend (London: Allen and Unwin, 1928) [Enlarged and revised edition]____________
Letters to a Friend. Ch. III. Santiniketan, 7 Aug. 1915: Your letter was of great interest to me.____VBQ, Vol. III No. 1: April 1925 [IMG in Bichitra archive]____Letters to a Friend (London: Allen and Unwin, 1928) [Enlarged and revised edition]____________
Letters to a Friend. Ch. III. Shileida 16 July 1915: I wonder whether you got my last letter____________Letters to a Friend (London: Allen and Unwin, 1928) [Enlarged and revised edition]____________
Letters to a Friend. Ch. III. Shileida 23 July 1915: After long years I have come among my tenants____________Letters to a Friend (London: Allen and Unwin, 1928) [Enlarged and revised edition]____________
Letters to a Friend. Ch. III.Santiniketan, 30 June 1915: Just now I am in Santiniketan.____________Letters to a Friend (London: Allen and Unwin, 1928) [Enlarged and revised edition]____________
Letters to a Friend. Ch. IV. [To Pearson] Calcutta, 6 Mar. 1918: Each one of us in this unfortunate country is looked upon with suspicion____________Letters to a Friend (London: Allen and Unwin, 1928) [Enlarged and revised edition]____________
Letters to a Friend. Ch. IV. [To Pearson] Santiniketan 11 Dec. 1918: Yesterday I had a letter from the University of Sydney asking me if it was true that I would not visit Australia, even if I was wanted there.____________Letters to a Friend (London: Allen and Unwin, 1928) [Enlarged and revised edition]____________
Letters to a Friend. Ch. IV. [To Pearson] Santiniketan 6 Oct. 1918: All through the last session in the Asram, I have been taking school classes in the morning____VBQ Vol IX, part I: May-July, 1943____Letters to a Friend (London: Allen and Unwin, 1928) [Enlarged and revised edition]____________
Letters to a Friend. Ch. IV. [To Pearson] Santiniketan, 10 Mar. 1918: I can guess from your letter that some questions are troubling your mind about the best way of self-realization.____________Letters to a Friend (London: Allen and Unwin, 1928) [Enlarged and revised edition]____________
Letters to a Friend. Ch. IV. Santiniketan, 9 Jul. 1917: This is the first time that you have given me your address in your letter since your departure for Fiji.____________Letters to a Friend (London: Allen and Unwin, 1928) [Enlarged and revised edition]____________
Letters to a Friend. Ch. IV. Shileida, 24 Feb. 1916: Where are you?____________Letters to a Friend (London: Allen and Unwin, 1928) [Enlarged and revised edition]____________
Letters to a Friend. Ch. IV. Shileida, 3 Feb. 1916: Coming away from Calcutta, I have come to myself.____________Letters to a Friend (London: Allen and Unwin, 1928) [Enlarged and revised edition]____________
Letters to a Friend. Ch. IV. Shileida, 5 Feb. 1916: You know the English translation of my poem about 'taking truth simply.'____________Letters to a Friend (London: Allen and Unwin, 1928) [Enlarged and revised edition]____________
Letters to a Friend. Ch. IV. Srinagar, Kashmir, 12 Oct. 1915: I am technically in Kashmir, but still have not entered its gate.____________Letters to a Friend (London: Allen and Unwin, 1928) [Enlarged and revised edition]____________
Letters to a Friend. Ch. V. Paris, 18 Sept. 1920: I find our countrymen are furiously excited about Non-co-operation.____________Letters to a Friend (London: Allen and Unwin, 1928) [Enlarged and revised edition]____________
Letters to a Friend. Ch. VI. New York, 25 Nov. 1920: A friend of mine, who is actively interested in my cause, is a Quaker____________Letters to a Friend (London: Allen and Unwin, 1928) [Enlarged and revised edition]____________
Letters to a Friend. Ch. VII. Chicago, 26 Feb. 1921: I have often wondered in my mind whether my path is the path of the good.____________Letters to a Friend (London: Allen and Unwin, 1928) [Enlarged and revised edition]____________
Letters to a Friend. Ch. VII. Houston, Texas, 23 Feb. 1921: Tied to the chariot-wheel of Karma we flit from one birth to another.____________Letters to a Friend (London: Allen and Unwin, 1928) [Enlarged and revised edition]____________
Letters to a Friend. Ch. VII. New York, 18 Mar. 1921: I wish that I could be released from this mission.____________Letters to a Friend (London: Allen and Unwin, 1928) [Enlarged and revised edition]____________
Letters to a Friend. Ch. VII. S.S. 'Rhyndam', n.d.: My difficulty is that when, in my environment, some intense feeling of pride of resentment concentrates its red light within a certain limited area, I lose my true perspective of life and the world, and it hurts deeply my nature.____________Letters to a Friend (London: Allen and Unwin, 1928) [Enlarged and revised edition]____________
Letters to a Friend. Ch. VIII. Hamburg, 20 May 1921: I trust that my long voyage has now come nearly to its end.____________Letters to a Friend (London: Allen and Unwin, 1928) [Enlarged and revised edition]____________
Letters to a Friend. Ch. VIII. S.S.'Morea', 5 Jul. 1921: Land has its claims upon one, in return for its hospitality, but sea has none____________Letters to a Friend (London: Allen and Unwin, 1928) [Enlarged and revised edition]____________
Letters to a Friend. Preface, An Essay on the Bengal Renaissance, An Essay on the Personality of Tagore, by C. F. Andrews (Not byTagore)____________Letters to a Friend (London: Allen and Unwin, 1928) [Enlarged and revised edition]____________
Life is a flow of harmony that unites the in and the outRBVBMS_221(i) ts IMG 57. RBVBMS_221(ii) ts IMG 56-7. RBVBMS_221(iii) ts IMG 98. EMSF_038 ts IMG 97.____Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 93________________
Life is original; it is adventurous; it seeks itself in endless experiments, the outcome of its spontaneous creative impulse.________Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 143________________
Life was but feeble when it first hoisted its own banner of revolt.________Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 149________________
Life, which is an incessant explosion of freedom, finds its metre in continual falling back in death.________Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 160________________
Life's highest opportunity is to be able to offer hospitality to our God.RBVBMS_221(i) ts IMG 5-6. RBVBMS_221(ii) ts IMG 5-6. RBVBMS_221(iii) ts IMG 10. EMSF_038 ts IMG 9.VBQ, January 1926, under Notes and Comments [IMG in Bichitra archive].Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 7________abhyaas [?]____
Like the position of the earth, in the course of its diurnal and annual motions, man's life, at any moment, must be the reconciliation of its two movements,________Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 107________________
Love is not a mere impulse, it must contain truth, which is law.RBVBMS_062 IMG 11. RBVBMS_221(i) ts IMG 10. RBVBMS_221(ii) ts IMG 10. RBVBMS_221(iii) ts IMG 24. EMSF_038 ts IMG 23.____Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 21________tin, faint echo, shaantiniketan____
Love lights up this world with its meaning and makes life feel that it has everywhere that 'enough' which truly is its 'feast'.________Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 123________________
Lyric Poetry: This is a difficult subject, because I do not want to create in your minds a division either in the region of art or in the realm of poetry by raising walls.____VBQ Summer 1960________________EW Vol. IV. Transcription of a talk, by L. K. Elmhirst, given to Amigo de Arte Society of Buenos Aires at Miralrio on 18 December 1924.
Mahatmaji and the Depressed Humanity. 20th September: A shadow is darkening to-day over India like a shadow cast by an eclipsed sun.____VBN October 1932. Harijan, June 10, 1933, titled The Message of the Fast [VBN IMG in Bichitra archive].____Mahatmaji and the Depressed Humanity (Calcutta: Visva-Bharati, 1932)________To staff and students of Santiniketan and Sreeniketan.
Mahatmaji and the Depressed Humanity. Message on Mahatmaji's Birthday, Poona 27/9/32: On this day of our rejoicing over our reconciliation with the depressed classes____VBN, November 1932 [IMG in Bichitra archive].____Mahatmaji and the Depressed Humanity (Calcutta: Visva-Bharati, 1932)____________
Mahatmaji and the Depressed Humanity. On Mahatmaji's Birthday: Mahatmaji's birthday appears today before us in awful majesty of death which has just left him victorious.____________Mahatmaji and the Depressed Humanity (Calcutta: Visva-Bharati, 1932)________Speech delivered at Sivaji Mandir, Poona on 27 Sept. 1932. Followed by Sir Pattani cable toTagore, Geneve 29/9/32: Thanks for cabling.
Mahatmaji and the Depressed Humanity. Rabindranath's Appeal to Countrymen: I appeal to my countrymen that they must not delay____________Mahatmaji and the Depressed Humanity (Calcutta: Visva-Bharati, 1932)________Issued through Free Press and The Associated Press of India. Followed by: Amiya Chakravarty telegram to Srijut Mahadev Desai, Santiniketan 23/9/32: Gurudeva eager start Poona.
Mahatmaji and the Depressed Humanity. With Mahatmaji in Poona: We left for Poona with hope in our hearts even though the atmosphere was tense with foreboding.____________Mahatmaji and the Depressed Humanity (Calcutta: Visva-Bharati, 1932)________Talk to staff and students of Visva-Bharati on returning from Poona.Tagore left for Poona on 24 Sept. Followed by: C. F. Andrews cable toTagore, London 24/9/32: Marvellous result appearing; Amiya, Suren wire Poona 26/9/32: Mahatmaji broke fast five p.m.; C. F. Andrews cable toTagore London 26/9/32: Thank God Mahatma's life is spared.
Mahatmaji and the Depressed Humanity.Tagore to Mira Ben, Santiniketan 1/10/32: Mahatmaji showed me your letter____________Mahatmaji and the Depressed Humanity (Calcutta: Visva-Bharati, 1932)________Followed by: Mira Ben letter toTagore Arthur Road Prison, Bombay, 17/10/32: How happy I was to receive your loving letter; Mahatmaji's statement on Breaking Fast (issued Sept. 26 evening).
Mahatmaji and the Depressed Humanity.Tagore to MKG, Santiniketan, 19/9/32: It is worth sacrificing precious life____VBN, October 1932 [IMG in Bichitra archive].____Mahatmaji and the Depressed Humanity (Calcutta: Visva-Bharati, 1932)________Followed by: MKG's reply toTagore 20/9/32: Have always experienced God's mercy; maayaar khelaa G letter toTagore: This is early morning 3 o'clock of Tuesday. Book also contains 3 essays in Bengali: '4th Aashwin', 'Mahaatmaajir Sheshbrata' and 'Punaa Bhraman.' 'The Twentieth September' is the English tr. of '4th Aashwin.'
Mahatmaji and the Depressed Humanity.Tagore to Sir Prabhashankar Pattani, India Office, London: Whole country profoundly stirred by Mahatmaji's penance.____________Mahatmaji and the Depressed Humanity (Calcutta: Visva-Bharati, 1932)________This is the reply to Sir Pattani cablegram toTagore: Shall be grateful for cabling real India situation address care India Office.
Mahatmaji and the Depressed Humanity.Tagore to Srijut Mahadev Desai Santiniketan 23/9/32: I try my hardest to keep my faith firm____________Mahatmaji and the Depressed Humanity (Calcutta: Visva-Bharati, 1932)________Followed by: Mahatma Gandhi wire toTagore Poona 23/9/32: Have read your loving message to Mahadev; Satish Das Gupta wire toTagore Poona 23/9/32: Mahadev wishes me express gratefulness
Man has a feeling that in him the creative manifestation of life has come to the end of a cycle, ready to ascend to one still wider and higher.________Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 145________________
Man has viewed the desire in him to be in two different ways.RBVBMS_221(iii) ts IMG 13 [no emphasis]. EMSF_038 ts IMG 12 [no emphasis].________________________
Man is afraid of the numerous, of the numbers which add but do not connect.RBVBMS_304(xi-B) IMG 4-9.________________________
Man Lecture I: The road is ever extended to the outside and has no meaning within itself.RBVBMS_334(i) IMG 2-5 [ms] IMG 6-43 [ts]. RBVBMS_334(i) ts IMG 44-50 '[The path led continually away from itself to the external and therefore [it had]{has} no meaning within itself] {The road is extended to the outside, and has no meaning within itself.}' [heavy changes]. RBVBMS_334(ii) IMG 1-26.1st version in VBN, Vol. II, No. 8, Feb. 1934, pp. -79-87. Excerpts reprinted in MR, June 1934. [IMG in Bichitra archive]Man (Waltair: Andhra University, 1937, second impression 1965)____________Not translation (see VBN, June 1934, p. 4)
Man seeks for the infinite in all his quests.RBVBMS_062 IMG 19.VBN December 1969 [IMG in Bichitra archive].____________________
Man the Artist: At a certain bend in the path of evolution man refused to remain a four-footed creature [See also 'The Surplus in Man' and 'The Music Maker' in 'The Religion of Man']RBVBMS_344J ts IMG 2-18 [identified as parts of 'The Music Maker'].____Kirti Mandir Lectures Series, No. 1 (Department of Education, Baroda Statte, 1932). Reproduced in Sailesh Parekh, Exploring Tagore (Ahmedabad, 2006)____________EW Vol. IV. 27 January 1930, Baroda.
Man, who is provident, feels for that life of his which is not yet existent,________Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 185________________
Man. Contains: I am He, Man, Supreme Man. See individual items for details.____________________________
Man's greatness is like the morning sun, its horizon is far before us.RBVBMS_221(iii) ts IMG 62-3 [part of Thought Relicsno. 61 above].____Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 62________________
Man's Nature Ch. V: From the time when Man became truly conscious of his own self he also became conscious of a mysterious spirit of unity which found its manifestation through him in his society.Rabindra-Bhavana MS no. 433 (used for the 1931 Macmillan edition) [EW] (Allen and Unwin edition). RBVBMS_343A ts IMG 18-20 [folio nos. 10-12, pagination irregular]. RBVBMS_343P IMG 55-69 [haphazard foliation, though 1st line as printed. Could not identify the last pages of ms, could be part of this essay, edited out before publication].____The Religion of Man (London: Allen and Unwin, 1930) The Religion of Man (New York: Macmillan, 1931)____________Incorporates parts of The Indo-Iranians VBQ 1924. See below.
Man's Universe Ch. I: Light, as the radiant energy of creationRabindra-Bhavana MS no. 433 (used for the 1931 Macmillan edition) [EW] (Allen and Unwin edition). RBVBMS_343A ts IMG 3-17 [folio nos. 1-9, pagination irregular, this page range also contains folios 14-19]. RBVBMS_343B ts IMG 2-14. RBVBMS_343P IMG 2-5 [begins in mid-sentence 'with our living body, but which satisfies']. RBVBMS_344G ts IMG 21[para 2]-23[para 3] 'Relationship is the fundamental truth of this world of appearance.' [title: 'Chapter 2/ Inter-Relationship'].____The Religion of Man (London: Allen and Unwin, 1930) The Religion of Man (New York: Macmillan, 1931)________________
Meditation: There are things that we get from outside and take to ourselves as possessions.________Personality (London: Macmillan, 1917)________________
Message of Farewell to Canada: The organizers of these meetings have surely showed courage in inviting me from a far off eastern shore to a conference on Education____VBQ April-July 1929________________EW Vol. IV. Editorial note in journal: 'Farewell addres to the Fourth Triennial Conference of the National Education of Canada, Vancouver, 14 April 1929.'
Message to the All-Bengal Muslim Students' Conference: The night is dark over our land, the peoples' mind is obscured____MR November 1931.________________EW Vol. IV. Written in September 1931.
Morning has its birds' songs, and life's daybreak has the music of the child.RBVBMS_221(iii) ts IMG 59. EMSF_038 ts IMG 58.____Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 58________inspired by saundarjyer sakarunataa____
Music is the most abstract of all arts, as matehmatics is in the region of science.________Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 177________________
My Educational Mission: I am an artist and not a man of science____MR, Jun. 1931, titled My Educational Mission. Also VBQ Vol. VIII part IV: June 1932. Reprinted in VBN, July 1981. [MR and VBN IMG in Bichitra archive]________________Radio New York, 10 Nov. 1930
My last talk in China: This meeting reminds me of the day I came to China when I had my first reception in this garden [printed in EW Vol. II as 'Leave Taking' in 'Talks in China' and 'Farewell Speech at Shanghai' in appendices to 'Talks in China'.____MR April 1940________________EW Vol. IV notes that the versions printed in EW Vol. II are substantially different. Talk dated 18 May 1924
My Pictures: I. An apology is due from me for my intrusion into the world of pictures (May 1930); II. When, at the age of five, I was compelled to learn and to repeat the lessons from my text book (July 1930); III. The language of sound is a tiny bubble in the silence of the infinite (1930)____II. MR, Dec. 1930. III. MR, January, 1932, titled ' The Meaning of My Pictures.' [II and III IMG in Bichitra archive]________I. Catalogue ofTagore's exhibition at the City Museum and Art Gallery, Birmingham. III. Catalogue ofTagore's exhibition at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1930, with a foreword by A. K. Coomaraswamy____II. lecture delivered in London, 2 Jul. 1930
My School: I have been told that you would like to hear of the educational mission I have taken up____MR May 1925________________EW Vol. IV. Dated 24[?] June 1924
My School: I started a school in Bengal when I was nearing forty.RBVBMS_365 ts IMG 3-38 [some pages of ms insertions].____Personality (London: Macmillan, 1917).________________
My School: You ought to know one thing that I am by nature a poet. (1931)____MR, Jan. 1931 [IMG in Bichitra archive]____First pub. Anthony Soares ed. Lectures and Addresses (1928)________EW reproduces MR note:'In course of the poet Rabindranath Tagore's talks with students in Moscow reproduced elsewhere in this number, Maria steinhaus asked him: I have heard that yesterday you spoke about your educational work in India, and I would like to know how your school has combined its life work with its surroundings.' This is Tagore's reply.
My Visit to Persia: Persia has been a great inspiration to me. 23 May 1932 [See 'Lectures in Iran and Iraq']____________________________
National Unity: The geographical segregation of races has been removed by the help of science but the psychological barriers solidly built upon time-honoured tradition still stand firm, in fact are being raised higher and more strongly buttressed on all sides.RBVBMS_314(i) ts IMG 2-33. RBVBMS_314(ii) ts IMG 1-17.____________________Not traced.
Nationalism in India: Our real problem in India is not political.________Nationalism (London: Macmillan, 1917)Anthony Soares ed. Lectures and Addresses (1928)____________
Nationalism in Japan: The worst form of bondage is the bondage of dejection which keeps men hopelessly chained in loss of faith in themselves.________Nationalism (London: Macmillan, 1917)________________
Nationalism in the West: Man's history is being shaped according to the difficulties it encounters.RBVBMS_313 ts IMG 2-36 'I feel that the time has come when we are bidden to speak - we who belong to no nation in the world.' [same item, last paragraphs match].____Nationalism (London: Macmillan, 1917)____________Delivered in Japan (May-Sept. 1916) and USA (Sept. 1916-Jan. 1917). For the poem-cluster 'The Sunset of the Century' see poetry list.
Nationalism. Contains: Nationalism in India, Nationalism in Japan, Nationalism in the West. See individual entries for details.____________________________
Nature is a mistress who tempts us with liberal wagesRBVBMS_062 IMG 30. RBVBMS_221(i) ts IMG 50-1. RBVBMS_221(ii) ts IMG 49-50. RBVBMS_221(iii) ts IMG 88. EMSF_038 ts IMG 87.VBQ, January 1926, under Notes and Comments [IMG in Bichitra archive].Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 85____________Part III begins with this.
No flame burns for ever.RBVBMS_221(i) ts IMG 60. RBVBMS_221(ii) ts IMG 59. RBVBMS_221(iii) ts IMG 102. EMSF_038 ts IMG 101.VBQ, January 1926, under Notes and Comments [IMG in Bichitra archive].Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 97________________
Note on the Nature of Reality Appendix II: Einstein: Do you believe in the divine as isolated from the world?Rabindra-Bhavana MS no. 433 (used for the 1931 Macmillan edition) [EW] (Allen and Unwin edition).____The Religion of Man (London: Allen and Unwin, 1930) The Religion of Man (New York: Macmillan, 1931)________________
Notes and Comments: A letter from Europe addressed to me contains the following interesting and suggestive observation about the spirit of Indian religion____VBQ, July 1923 [IMG in Bichitra archive]________________EW Vol. IV
Notes and Comments: I have a letter in which I was asked to give my opinion about institutional religion____VBQ, July 1924 [IMG in Bichitra archive]________________EW Vol. IV
Notes and Comments: It struck my heart with dismay, when I visited Ceylon (1924)____VBQ, Jan. 1924 [IMG in Bichitra archive]____________________
Notes and Comments: Some Pages from the President's Travel Diary: Travel Diary: S. S. Haruno Maru 24th September, 1924 It is eight in the morning.____VBQ, January 1925 [IMG in Bichitra archive]________________EW Vol. IV
Notes and Comments: The creature which lives its life, screened and sheltered in a dark cave, finds its safety in the very narrowness of its environment____VBQ, October 1924 [IMG in Bichitra archive]________________EW Vol. IV
Notes and Comments: The difficulty which exists in the minds of most men in connection with the religious teaching of the young____VBQ, October 1923 [IMG in Bichitra archive]. VBQ, November 1935-January 1936____________Dharmashikshaa (1911), sancaay (1916).EW Vol. IV
Notes and Comments: The ideal which is in the heart of the spiritual endeavour in India is 'mukti', freedom.____VBQ April 1924________________EW Vol. IV. The First Anniversary of Sriniketan
Notes and Comments: There was a time when the means and methods of production, the distribution and enjoyment of wealth were simple____VBQ July 1927________________EW Vol. IV. Published in EW as 'International Co-operators' Day'. Editorial note in journal: 'From a speech as President of the International Co-operators' Day in Calcutta on 2 July 1927 at Albert Hall. For a fuller version see 'Co-operation and our Destiny'.
Notes and Comments: This age is like a precocious child delighting in its up-to-date toy of a megaphone (1927)____Atlantic Monthly n.d.; VBQ, Apr. 1927 (under title 'Notes and Comments')____________________
Notes and Comments: Though I uphold the fundamental unity of the Asiatic mind, I must confess that I do not believe in any characteristic which is exclusively Oriental____VBQ April 1925 [IMG in Bichitra archive]________________EW Vol. IV prints this as 'To the Indian Community in Japan'. Dated 20 June 1924
Notes and Comments: When the bee first made its hive, the main objective was food____VBQ, October 1928____________palliprakrwiti, bicitraaEW Vol. IV
Notes and Comments: When you ask what idea it is that Christmas represents to me____VBQ July 1925 [IMG in Bichitra archive]________________EW Vol. IV. EW prints this as 'Christmas Anniversary'. Editorial note in journal: 'From notes taken in South America of a discourse in response to a request to the Poet on Christmas morning just as he would have spoken, had he been at Santiniketan Asram, on the significance of the Christmas Anniversary.' Dated 25 December 1924
On Oriental Culture and Japan's Mission: Some years ago I had the real meeting with Japan when a great original mind, from these shores came in our midst. (1929)____VBN, February-March 1933, titled Address to the Indo-Japanese Association. [IMG in Bichitra archive]Published by the Indo-Japanese Association, Tokyo [1929]____________delivered for the members of the Indo-Japanese Association at the Industrial Club Tokyo, 15 May 1929
Once when I was a boy, I was familiar with a picture of simplicity which was the manifestation of the complex that has found its perfectionRBVBMS_304(xi-B) IMG 2-3.____________________Not traced
One may imagine that an individual who succeeds in dissociating himself from his fellows attains real freedom,________Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 138________________
Only because we have closed our path to the inner world of freedom,RBVBMS_062 IMG 11-12. RBVBMS_221(i) ts IMG 13. RBVBMS_221(ii) ts IMG 13. RBVBMS_221(iii) ts IMG 29. EMSF_038 ts IMG 28.____Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 26________bimukhataa, para 3, shaantiniketan____
Our aspiration becomes easy when through us our community aspires.RBVBMS_221(i) ts IMG 25. RBVBMS_221(ii) ts IMG 25. RBVBMS_221(iii) ts IMG 49. EMSF_038 ts IMG 48.____Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 48________________
Our energies are employed in supplying ourselves with things and pleasures.____VBQ, January 1926, under Notes and Comments. Also VBQ, July 1926, Notes and Comments. [IMG in Bichitra archive]Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 99________________
Our everyday life we live in poverty;RBVBMS_062 IMG 8. RBVBMS_221(i) ts IMG 5 'In our everyday world we live in poverty'. RBVBMS_221(ii) ts IMG 5 [1st line as RBVBMS_221 above]. RBVBMS_221(iii) ts IMG 9. EMSF_038 ts IMG 8.____Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 6________parts of utsab, Dharma____
Our greatest men have shown immense respect for mankind in their expectations.RBVBMS_062 IMG 17-18. RBVBMS_221(i) ts IMG 26-7. RBVBMS_221(ii) ts IMG 26-7. RBVBMS_221(iii) ts IMG 54. EMSF_038 ts IMG 53.____Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 53________________
Our grown-up mind is always full of the things we have to arrange and deal with, and therefore the things that happen around us________Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 184________________
Our inspiration becomes easy when through us our community aspires.RBVBMS_062 IMG 17.________________________
Our life in the world is like listening to a song,RBVBMS_221(iii) ts IMG 86-7 [typed as part of Thought Relicsno. 83].VBQ July 1926, under Notes and Comments [IMG in Bichitra archive].Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 84________________
Our living body in its relations to the physical world has its various wishes.RBVBMS_062 IMG 31-2. RBVBMS_221(i) ts IMG 52-4. RBVBMS_221(ii) ts IMG 51-3 [corrections indicate that a passage beginning 'A block of stone is unplastic, insensitive, inert, it offers resistence to the creative idea of the artist' should begin the piece. See Thought Relicsno. 87 above]. RBVBMS_221(iii) ts IMG 92-3. EMSF_038 ts IMG 91-2.VBQ, January 1926, under Notes and Comments [IMG in Bichitra archive].Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 88________________
Our nature being complex, it is unsafe to generalise about things that are human;RBVBMS_062 IMG 25. RBVBMS_221(i) ts IMG 45-6. RBVBMS_221(ii) ts IMG 44-5. RBVBMS_221(iii) ts IMG 82. EMSF_038 ts IMG 81.VBQ, January 1926, under Notes and Comments [IMG in Bichitra archive].Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 79________________
Our Swadeshi Samaj________Greater India (Madras: S. Ganesan, 1921)________swadeshee samaajNot by Tagore. Authorised translation says the Rupa 2003 edition of Greater India. Same information regarding the S. Ganesan edition in the HathiTrust Catalogue, link http://catalog.hathitrust.org/Record/001867430 (last accessed December 2012).
Our thoughts naturally move in their surounding element of man's mind, [part of 'In the silence of the star-crowd one can dare to stand before the lord of the world and claim his own seat by His side]RBVBMS_221(i) ts IMG 25-6 [1st lines intact]. RBVBMS_221(ii) ts IMG 26 [3rd line, 1st 2 lines crossed out]. RBVBMS_221(iii) ts IMG 50 [1st line as printed]. EMSF_038 ts IMG 49.____Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 49________________
Our union with a Being whose activity is worldwide and who dwells in the heart of humanity cannot be a passive one.________Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 189________________
Our will attains its perfection when it is one with love,RBVBMS_221(i) ts IMG 9-10 'Our will attains its truth when it is one with love'. RBVBMS_221(ii) ts IMG 9-10. RBVBMS_221(iii) ts IMG 23.EMSF_38 ts IMG 22.VBN, January 1937, titled Thought Relics. MR, March 1937 [IMG in Bichitra archive].Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 20________________
Pain, which is the feeling of our finiteness, is not a fixture in our life.________Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 129________________
Personality. Contains: 1. What is Art? 2. The World of Personality, 3. The Second Birth 4. My School, 5. Meditation, 6. Woman. See individual entries for details.____________________________
Philosophy of Leisure: The request that has come to me to talk to you about the philosophy of leisure ought to cause us to wonder. /The fundamental desire that life carries in itself is that it wants to exist. [n.d.]RBVBMS_321(i) ts IMG 2-10 [1st paragraph crossed out], IMG 11-17 [duplicate of above, from p. 3].____________________Not same as The Philosophy of Leisure above. Not traced.
Poet Tagore's Address to H. E. Tai Chi Tao: I welcome you and your Good Will Mission to Santiniketan.____MR January 1941 [IMG in Bichitra archive]________________EW Vol. IV. Dated 9 December 1940
Power can be measured.RBVBMS_221(iii) ts IMG 14. EMSF_038 ts IMG 13.____Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 11________________
Preface: The chapters included in this bookRabindra-Bhavana MS no. 433 (used for the 1931 Macmillan edition) [EW] (Allen and Unwin edition)____The Religion of Man (London: Allen and Unwin, 1930) The Religion of Man (New York: Macmillan, 1931)________________
Principles of Literature: Our mind is economical, it lowers the pitch of our attention to its lowest point when there is any monotony in our surroundings [ms note: April Y. 1929]RBVBMS_320 ts IMG 10-21 'Our mind is economical, it [dulls our consciousness, dims the light of our vision]{lowers the pitch of our attention} to its lowest point when there is any monotony in our surroundings'. RBVBMS_344E ts IMG 2-13 'Our miind is economical. It is unwilling to waste its lights, and therefore lowers the pitch of our attention when surrounding things are insignificant, the prospect monotonous, the persons before us uninteresting.'____________________Not same as The Principle of Literature above. Not traced.
Pure joy is the children's joy.________Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 180________________
Race Conflict: The problem of race conflict has ever been present in the history of mankind. (1912)HRVD_025 ts IMG 1-9 'race conflicts'.MR, April 1913. Also VBQ, New Series, Vol. XVIII, No. 3: November 1952- January 1953. Excerpts in MR, August 1936. [MR 1913 IMG in Bichitra archive]________________Delivered at the Congress of the National Federation of Religious Liberals at Rochester, New York, USA, 1912.
Rammohun Roy: It takes time to understand and appreciate any great personality who comeBMSF_074 IMG 5-6 'It takes time to understand and appreciate {any} great personalit[ies]{y} who come' [Fragment, 2 English manuscript pages in a folder containing Bengali manuscripts and English pamphlets].VBN, March 1933 [IMG in Bichitra archive]Rammohan Roy (Art Press, 20 British Indian street, Calcutta, no date) [pamphlet image in Bichitra BMSF_074].________________
Rammohun Roy: Rammohun Roy inaugurated the modern age in India.BMSF_074 IMG 51-4 [printed pages, pamphlet IMG, Art Press edition], IMG 57-61 [printed pages, pamphlet, Brahmo Mission Press edition, 1956].MR, Mar. 1933 [IMG in Bichitra archive]Ram Mohun Roy Centenary Presidential Address by Dr. Rabindranath Tagore (no printer details, only date of address provided, no date of publication) [pamphlet image in BMSF_074]. Rammohun Roy Brahmo Mission Press, September 1956 [pamphlet image in Bichitra BMSF_074].____________Rammohan Roy death centenary meeting at Senate House Calcutta on 18 Feb. 1933. Translation. Printed in EW Vol. IV.
Rammohun Roy: When the great ones of the world appear, they bring conflict with themEMSF_032 ts IMG 2-5, IMG 6-9 [title: 'Ram Mohun Roy'].MR, September 1928 [IMG in Bichitra archive]. Visva-Bharati Bulletin, October 1928.____________________
Realisation in action: It is only those who have known that joy expresses itself through law who have learnt to transcend the law.________Sadhana (London: Macmillan, [Oct.] 1913)____________Sen quotingTagore: 'Realisation in action has been translated from my Bengali discourse on 'Karma-yoga' by…Surendranath Tagore'
Realisation in Love: We come now to the eternal problem of the coexistence of the infinite and the finiteHRVD_027 IMG 1-19 'There is the eternal problem of the co-existence of the infinite and the finite'.____Sadhana (London: Macmillan, [Oct.] 1913)____________Das spells as 'realization' throughout.
Rebel India is an eminently honest book which can only be written by a type of EnglishmanRBVBMS_047 IMG 6-10MR, January 1933.____________________
Red Oleanders: Author's Interpretation: Some few criticisms of my 'Red Oleanders' have appeared in the English papers____Manchester Guardian, 28 August 1925. VBQ, October 1925 [IMG in Bichitra archive].________________EW Vol. IV notes thatTagore's letter to Mahatma Gandhi was dated 5 August 1925. [Red Oleanders: An Interpretation not included in list as it is a transcription of lecture notes by L. K. Elmhirst].
Religion has its genesis in man's desire to be released from the limitation of what is.________Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 192________________
Religion is not a fractional thing that can be doled out in fixed weekly or daily measures as one among various subjects in the school syllabus.________Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 188________________
Religion must only deal with things that belong to the spiritual realm of the eternal,________Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 187________________
Religion, like poetry, is not a mere idea, it is expression.RBVBMS_221(i) ts IMG 36. RBVBMS_221(ii) ts IMG 35. RBVBMS_221(iii) ts IMG 70. EMSF_038 ts IMG 69.VBQ, January 1926, under Notes and Comments. VBN, April 1937 [IMG in Bichitra archive].Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 68________________
Religious Experience: I am glad that when I am about to take my farewell from China, Dr. Reid has given me this opportunityRBVBMS_319B ts IMG 2-18 [ms note: 'My Introduction': 'I have been asked by my friends to introduce myself to you with some biographical details so that my ideas may not appear to you too visionary, and frighten you as does an apparition that has its context of life'. Contains portions of 'Public Theatre in Peking, 'At the Scholar's Dinner', and 'Religious Experience']. EMSF_033 ts IMG 11-21 [title: 'The Religion of an artist', contains 2 essays apparently carbon copies, no changes. 1st essay begins 'I was born in 1861: That is not an important date in history, but it belongs to a great epoch in Bengal'. 1st essay similar to content of RBVBMS_319B].____Talks in China (Calcutta: Visva-Bharati Series, 1924 [?])________________
Reply to the Madras Corporation Address: Allow me to offer my thanks for the welcome accorded to me on my behalf of the citizens of this great city.RBVBMS_185, IMG 73-62 [written upside down in notebook, therefore scanned in reverse order]. RBVBMS_317 ts IMG 2-8.VBN, Vol II/VI, Nov. 1934, pp. 35-37 [IMG in Bichitra archive].________________civic reception on 22 Oct. 1934 by the Madras Corporation
Reply to the Welcome by the Emperor of Persia: I heartily thank your Majesty for the kind invitation to your kingdom 25 May 1932 [See 'Lectures in Iran and Iraq']____________________________
Reply to the Welcome by the Ispahan Municipality: First of all, let me express my gratitude for the hearty welcome you have accorded to me 27 Apr. 1932 [See 'Lectures in Iran and Iraq']____________________________
Sadhana. Contains: 1. Author's Preface, 2. The Relation of the Individual to the Universe, 3. Soul Consciousness, 4. The Problem of Evil, 5. The Problem of the Self, 6. Realisation in Love, 7. Realisation in Action, 8. The Realisation of Beauty, 9. The Realisation of the Infinite. See individual entries for details.____________________________
Salutation to the Spirit of Persia: The springtime is hospitable. 17 Apr. 1932 [See 'Lectures in Iran and Iraq']____________________________
Satyam: Since, in the East, our mind grew weary of producing new thoughtsRBVBMS_304(xi-A) ts IMG 1-12 'Life on one side has its movement which is of every moment, and on the other the principle of balance which is of all time' [title: Satyam in ms, pencil note: 'Read all - it was shortened for publication in Japan but was never either published or given']. RBVBMS_304(xii-B) ts IMG 1-10 [typed title 'Satyam' crossed out and 'Civilisation and Progress' inserted by hand]____Talks in China (Calcutta: Visva-Bharati Series, 1924 [?]). Talks in China (Calcutta: Visva-Bharati Book Shop, 1925).________________
Sayings of Dadu: In the secret of my being my Teacher is found. His grace is in me. He has placed his hand on my forehead and I know that I am boundless.RBVBMS_327B IMG 19-20.________________________
Signs of nasty weather, at the very start of a journey, make one's whole being wilt.________Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 111________________
So long Canada has remained to me a geographical fact and not as anything representing a National personality with a full revelation of her life.EMSF_037 IMG 2-6.VBQ April-July 1929.________________EW IV, titled Farewell to Canada.
Some part of the earth's water becomes rarefied and ascends to the skies.RBVBMS_221(iii) ts IMG 51. EMSF_038 ts IMG 50.____Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 50________________
Soul Consciousness: We have seen that it was the aspiration of ancient India to live and move and have its joy in BrahmaHRVD_022 ts IMG 1-13 'to have its being in Brahma'.____Sadhana (London: Macmillan, [Oct.] 1913)________________
Spiritual Freedom Ch. VI: All the higher religions of India speak of the training for Mukti, the liberation of the soul.Rabindra-Bhavana MS no. 433 (used for the 1931 Macmillan edition) [EW] (Allen and Unwin edition). RBVBMS_343N ts IMG 2-10 'All the higher religions of India speak of the training for Mukti.' RBVBMS_343P IMG 49-51 [section begins 'In all great religions it is declared that the worst of our bonds is the bondage of the self.' foliation haphazard, incomplete]. RBVBMS_344G ts IMG 23-30 [title: 'Chapter 2/ Inter-Relationship'. Begins with first line of RBVBMS_343N above. ms note: 'Chapter- Spiritual Freedom'].____The Religion of Man (London: Allen and Unwin, 1930) The Religion of Man (New York: Macmillan, 1931)________________
Spiritual life is the emancipation of consciousnessRBVBMS_062 IMG 7. RBVBMS_221(i) ts IMG 3. RBVBMS_221(ii) ts IMG 2. RBVBMS_221(iii) ts IMG 5. EMSF_038 ts IMG 4.____Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 3________aatmaar drishti, para 4, Shaantiniketan____
Spiritual Union Ch. IV: When Man's preoccupation with the means of livelihood became less insistent he had the leisure to come to the mystery of his own selfRabindra-Bhavana MS no. 433 (used for the 1931 Macmillan edition) [EW] (Allen and Unwin edition). RBVBMS_343E ts IMG 2-8. RBVBMS_343F ts IMG 18[paragraph 2]-25. RBVBMS_343G ts IMG 20[paragraph 2]-29.____The Religion of Man (London: Allen and Unwin, 1930) The Religion of Man (New York: Macmillan, 1931)________________
Striving for Swaraj: Our wise men have warned us, in solemn accents of Sanskrit____MR, December 1925________________EW Vol. IV
Supreme Man Lecture II: The scientist solves the mystery of a piece of iron and says that it is nothing but the constant movements of electric particles of a special rhythm.RBVBMS_334(i) IMG 51-83 [ts] 'The Atharva Veda says: [Realisation ( )]{Righteousness}, Truth, endeavour, polity (state), labour, religion, achievement, past, present, heroism'; IMG 84-104 [ts] 105-6 [ms] 107-8 [ts] [1 and a half pages crossed out. The resultant first line matches the printed 1st line]. RBVBMS_334(iii) IMG 1-23 'The Atharva Veda says: Righteousness, Truth, endeavour [sic], polity (state)'etc. RBVBMS_334(vi) IMG 1-20.ms note: 'For MR August, 1934.' Printed in the volume mentioned. [IMG in Bichitra archive]Man (Waltair: Andhra University, 1937, second impression 1965)________________
Swami Sradhananda: The abject condition of our country is due to the smallness of the number of our countrymen who have the power to transmute Truth into a living fact in their lives____VBQ January 1927 [IMG in Bichitra archive]____________Based on an essay published in prabaasee maagh 1333. Not a translation of the Bengali essay of the same name published in kaalaantar (1937).EW Vol. IV. Editorial note in journal: 'Translated from a revised report of the President's speech at a memorial meeting held at Santiniketan on 10 Ppaush 1333'. Dated 25 December 1926
Talks in China [1924?]. Contains: Introduction (by Liang Chi Chao) First Talk at Shanghai; To Students at Hangchow; To Students at Nanking; To the Boys and Girls at Pei Hei, Peking; At a Buddhist Temple, Peking; To Scholars at the Temple of the Earth, Peking; To Students at Tsing-hua College, Peking; To the English Teacher's Association, Peking; First Public Talk in Peking; To the Public at the Theatre in Peking; Farewell Speech at Shanghai; To the Japanese Community in China; Religious Experience; Satyam; To a Surprise Gathering of Students in the National University, Peking; At Mrs. Bena's, Shanghai; The National University, Peking, Civilization and Progress. See individual entries for details.________________________1924 ed. not mentioned in any biblio before Das. See Das EW Vol. 2, pp. 772-3 for differences between the two eds. 1924 ed. contains 3 lectures not in the 1925 ed. (At a Buddhist Temple, To the Japanese Community at China and At Mrs. Bena's Shanghai). Das EW Vol. 2 reprints the 1924 edition excluding Liang Qichao's [sic] Introduction, Civilization and Progress and Satyam (common to both editions) in the Appendix.
Talks in China 1925. Contains: Introduction (by Liang Chi Chao), Autobiographical, To My Hosts, To Students, To Teachers, Leave Taking, Civilization and Progress, Satyam. See individual entries for details.____________________________
Talks in Geneva. Are there many Europeans in your School at Santiniketan?: We have a few Europeans who are not students but workers who are helping us and teaching the students. [Talk given on Sunday, August 24th, 1930. 1.]RBVBMS_329 ts IMG 15, IMG 14 [Talk given on Sunday, August 24th, 1930. [Cover pg.] (Part II of 'Ouestion1'-'Question 4')]________________________
Talks in Geneva. By what means do you try to preach international goodwill in the University?: I don't preach. [Talk given on Sunday, August 24th, 1930. 4.]RBVBMS_329 ts IMG 20-1________________________
Talks in Geneva. I. Talk given on Saturday, August 23rd, 1930. [Cover pg.]RBVBMS_329 ts IMG 2.________________________
Talks in Geneva. In Indian schools would you prefer the teaching of international goodwill in the foreground and the teaching of national patriotism in the background? There seems to be a clash between the two forces.: I don't know. If there are many educational institutions in India in which internationalism is talked of [Talk given on Sunday, August 24th, 1930. 3.]RBVBMS_329 ts IMG 18-20________________________
Talks in Geneva. Is it not possible that what is taking place in India is the silent beginning of a new political system, and the beginning of a new religious history?: I hope so, but we have not yet a complete definite idea of what is going to be our own political system. [Talk given on Sunday, August 24th, 1930. 5.]RBVBMS_329 ts IMG 21-2________________________
Talks in Geneva. Is the Occidental mind capable of understanding the philosophy of the East through its mysticism and abstract meditation?: It is difficult for me to answer this question, bacause I would like to ask this very question to my audience [Talks given on Sunday, August 27th, 1930.]RBVBMS_329 ts IMG 24-33________________________
Talks in Geneva. Question 1. Talk given on Saturday, August 23rd, 1930. What is best cure for Nationalism in Poland?: The political situation in Poland is such that it drives its people into nationalism.RBVBMS_329 ts IMG 3-5.________________________
Talks in Geneva. Question 2. Talk given on Saturday, August 23rd, 1930. In your visits to Europe do you see any signs of a real new constructive idea being born?: I have been in England lately and on the Continent in different places, and in England I found people absolutely obsessed with politics and unemployment problems which comes under category of politics, and the reason is that they are burdened with the political burden which is not a natural state of affairs.RBVBMS_329 ts IMG 5-8.________________________
Talks in Geneva. Question 3. Talk given on Saturday, August 23rd, 1930. Would you tell us your views of the moral forces now moving in Russia?: I don't know how they are carrying out their program.RBVBMS_329 ts IMG 8-9.________________________
Talks in Geneva. Question 4. Talk given on Saturday, August 23rd, 1930. Can you tell us how the League can be useful to India?: Really, I don't know. The League is a gambling den of different nations who have come to capture forces generated in the centre, each trying to make the best of it for their own people-RBVBMS_329 ts IMG 9-13.________________________
Talks in Geneva. QUESTION. [Talks given on Sunday, August 27th, 1930.] [cover pg., crossed out in red pencil] [Part III of 'Question 1'-'Question 4', Part II of which is 'Talk given on Sunday, August 24th, 1930'.]RBVBMS_329 ts IMG 23____________________MS notes in cover page, hand 1: 'bhaai [?] etaake ektu prabandhaakaare kare dio - Urgent./ [sal?]ildaa' hand 2: 'Geneva talks --/ (Sunday, 27 Aug. 1930)' [Dates not reliable. The last Saturday and Sunday of August in 1930 Switzerland were 30 and 31 August. Checked from www.timeanddate.com in August 2012.]
Talks in Geneva. QUESTIONS [cover pg.] [Talk given on Monday, September 1st, 1930. ] [Part V. of 'Question 1'-'Question 4', Part II of which is 'Talk given on Sunday, August 24th, 1930' , Part III is 'Talks given on Sunday, August 27th, 1930' and Part IV ' and Part IV of which is 'Talk given on Saturday, August 29th, 1930'.]RBVBMS_329 ts IMG 43.________________________
Talks in Geneva. Specially to members of the League.: In my tour through Germany and other places I was made conscious of this fact [Talk given on Saturday, August 29th, 1930.] [Part IV. of 'Question 1'-'Question 4', Part II of which is 'Talk given on Sunday, August 24th, 1930' and Part III is 'Talks given on Sunday, August 27th, 1930'.]RBVBMS_329 ts IMG 35-42 '[Lately I have had an opportunity of knowing something movements active all over Europe.] {//} In my tour through Germany and other places I was made conscious of [this]{the] fact'. [IMG 34 iscover page of Part IV].________________________
Talks in Geneva. What attitude will India take towards the industrial revolution?: I am not one of those who don't believe in industrialism and want to go back to the simpler life of other days. [Talk given on Monday, September 1st, 1930. 1. ] [Part V. of 'Question 1'-'Question 4', Part II of which is 'Talk given on Sunday, August 24th, 1930' , Part III is 'Talks given on Sunday, August 27th, 1930' and Part IV ' and Part IV of which is 'Talk given on Saturday, August 29th, 1930'.]RBVBMS_329 ts IMG 44-7________________________
Talks in Geneva. What part does India take as far as the cultures of the present day world is concerned?: The present day world means the Western world [Talk given on Monday, September 1st, 1930. 2.] [Part V. of 'Question 1'-'Question 4', Part II of which is 'Talk given on Sunday, August 24th, 1930' , Part III is 'Talks given on Sunday, August 27th, 1930' and Part IV ' and Part IV of which is 'Talk given on Saturday, August 29th, 1930'.]RBVBMS_329 ts IMG 47-9.________________________
Talks in Geneva. Will you tell us some of your ideas of Internationalism and of your conception of Internationalism?: That word has become so hackneyed that I don't like to talk about it [Talk given on Sunday, August 24th, 1930. 2.]RBVBMS_329 ts IMG 15-17[ms note: 'Sent to The Calcutta Review -9.8.33] The Calcutta Review Oct. 1933____________________
That which I value most in my religion or my aspiration,________Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 104________________
That which merely gives us information can be explained in terms of measurement,________Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 116________________
The Artist Ch. XIV: The fundamental desire of life is the desire to exist.Rabindra-Bhavana MS no. 433 (used for the 1931 Macmillan edition) [EW] (Allen and Unwin edition). RBVBMS_343P ts IMG 24-45 [section begins with 'has been clearly apprehended by those whose spiritual vision is fully sensitive.' long page-length ms insertions, foliation not sequential, incomplete]. RBVBMS_344D ts IMG 2-12.____The Religion of Man (London: Allen and Unwin, 1930) The Religion of Man (New York: Macmillan, 1931)________________
The Asram should be made the creative centre of a richly diverse completeness of life offering scope for educaional training of its students.BMSF_067(1) ts IMG 126-133 [ms title: 'The Santiniketan Asram', ms note on top left margin: '(Discipline for the students?)', corrections inTagore hand.________________________
The attempt to make the one religion which is their ownRBVBMS_221(i) ts IMG 36. RBVBMS_221(ii) ts IMG 35. RBVBMS_221(iii) ts IMG 71. EMSF_038 ts IMG 70.____Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 69________________
The beauty which is in this evening sky comprehends forces tremendous in their awfulness.RBVBMS_062 IMG 33-4. RBVBMS_221(i) ts IMG 55-6. RBVBMS_221(ii) ts IMG 54-5. RBVBMS_221(iii) ts IMG 96. EMSF_038 ts IMG 95.VBQ, January 1926, under Notes and Comments [IMG in Bichitra archive].Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 91________________
The Call of Truth: Parasites have to pay for their readymade victuals by losing the power of assimilating food in its natural form. (1921)____MR, Oct. 1921Ethics of Destruction by Sir Rabindranath Tagore, M. K. Gandhi, C. F. Andrews, Dwijendranath Tagore (Madras: Tagore and Company) [no date but later than MR version. Headnote to the essay: 'Dr. Rabindranath Tagore writes in the October issue of the 'MR'. British Library Catalogue gives date as 1923. ]________tr. of 'satyer aahwaan', read in Aug. 1921, pub. In kaalaantar (1937)____
The Canker of European Civilization: An interminable conflict between possessors and producers of wealth is raging in the West to-day.____MR, February 1930 [under 'Indian Periodicals' [IMG in Bichitra archive]________________EW Vol. IV
The Centre of Indian Culture: The question which I intend to discuss in the present paper is, what should be the ideal of education in India.RBVBMS_033 ts, IMG 4-32 [clean ts, minor changes, mostly proof corrections]. RBVBMS_323 ts IMG 2-29.____The Centre of Indian Culture (Adyar, Madras: Society for the Promotion of National Education, 1919)____The Centre of Indian Culture (Adyar, Madras: Society for the Promotion of National Education, 1921)____Delivered in Madras on 9 Feb. 1919. First lecture byTagore delivered in English in India (Das, citing Prabhat Kumar Mukhopadhyay, Rabeendra Jeebanee, Vol II, 1952, p. 6)
The Changing Age: In the old days our gatherings took place in the temple pavilion____VBQ, August 1935________________Translation presumed by EW Vol. IV. Original: kaalaantar in paricay
The chicken within the egg has rudimentary wings, rudimentary euesight and legs.________Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 137________________
The Co-operative Principle: It gives me no little pleasure on the occasion of this Silver Jubilee________Silver Jubilee Report of the Proceedings[…]1934 (Hindusthan Co-operative Insurance Society). Reprinted in The co-operative Principle (Visva-Bharati, 1963)____________EW Vol. IV. Dated 13 February 1934
The Communal Award: My friends, considering the gravity of our situation my address today will be brief____MR, August 1936 [IMG in Bichitra archive].1st pub. by Dr. Radhakumud Mukherjee, printed at Santiniketan Press by Prabhat Kumar Mukherjee (no date in EW)____________Conference in Calcutta on 15 July 1936 to discuss the Communal Award
The Creative Ideal: In an old Sanskrit book there is a verse which describes the essential elements of a picture.________Creative Unity (New York: Macmillan, 1922)________________
The Creative Spirit Ch. II: Once, during the improvisation of a story by a young child, I was coaxed to take my part as the hero.Rabindra-Bhavana MS no. 433 (Allen and Unwin edition, used for the 1931 Macmillan edition) [EW]. RBVBMS_328 ts IMG 2-8 'The biological process in the progress of life's evolution seems to have reached its finality in the case of man.' [Folder inscription: 'Religion of Man: The Creative Spirit/ Corrected by Rabindranath']. RBVBMS_343C ts IMG 3-29. RBVBMS_343P IMG 6-8 'At the improvisation of a story once I was coaxed to take my part as the hero.' [incomplete]. RBVBMS_344G ts IMG 2-21[para 1] [title: 'Chapter 2/ Inter-Relationship'].____The Religion of Man (London: Allen and Unwin, 1930) The Religion of Man (New York: Macmillan, 1931)________________
The Cult of the Charka: Acharya Prafulla Chandra Ray has marked me with his censure in printer's ink (1925)____MR, Sept. 1925.____________________
The current of the world has its boundaries, otherwise it could have no existence,________Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 128________________
The day breaks in the east, like a bud bursting its sheathRBVBMS_062 IMG 12-13. RBVBMS_221(i) ts IMG 16. RBVBMS_221(ii) ts IMG 16. RBVBMS_221(iii) ts IMG 33. EMSF_038 ts IMG 32.____Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 30________________
The difference between a really rich man and a poor man is, that the former can afford vast open spaces in his home.RBVBMS_221(iii) ts IMG 47. EMSF_038 ts IMG 46.____Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 46________________
The East and the West Appendix VI: The East and the West have metRabindra-Bhavana MS no. 433 (used for the 1931 Macmillan edition) [EW] (Allen and Unwin edition).____The Religion of Man (London: Allen and Unwin, 1930)____________RBVBMS_334(i) ms note on folio 1, IMG 2: 'See Retyped Copy'. Ms note on folio 46, IMG 44: '(Rewritten pages with the copy of lecture II)'.
The Father is working in His world, but the Beloved is lying asleep in our heartRBVBMS_221(i) ts IMG 10-11. RBVBMS_221(ii) ts IMG 10-11. RBVBMS_221(iii) ts IMG 25. EMSF_038 ts IMG 24 'his'.____Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 22________________
The First and the Last Prophets of Persia: In the beginning of our history when individuals gathered together not as a crowd but as a community (1930)____VBQ,Vol. 8 part IV, 1931-32________________summary of speech at New History Society, New York, 7 Dec. 1930
The Four stages of Life Ch. XII: I have expressly said that I have concentrated my attention upon the subject of religion which is solely related to man,Rabindra-Bhavana MS no. 433 (used for the 1931 Macmillan edition) [EW] (Allen and Unwin edition). RBVBMS_343O ts IMG 2-13 'I believe in the ideal of India about the highest end of man which it should be the mission of education to help.' RBVBMS_343P IMG 51 [para 2]-53 [section begins: 'Such an extreme form of mysticism may be explained to my western readers by its analogy in Science.' foliation haphazard.]____The Religion of Man (London: Allen and Unwin, 1930) The Religion of Man (New York: Macmillan, 1931)________________
The Fourfold Way of India: An artist carefully selects his lines and colours and harmonises them in such a manner that they no longer remain a sum total of lines and colours. (1924)EMSF_039 ts IMG 2-20 [ms note on IMG 2: 'Never published or lectured', ms title: 'What Then!'].MR, August 1924. The VBQ, April 1924 [Variant reading, begins 'The flesh is impure, the world is vanity']________________EW Vol. IV
The Function of a Library: Most libraries are possessed with the passion for accumulation. (1929)____VBQ Vol. VI No. 4: January 1929The Function of a Library (Visva-Bharati, 1951)________Sen, p. 431: possibly a translation of libraryr mukhya kartabya, 1st published in shikshaa 1342 ed., 1935. See also paschimbanga sarkar pub racanaabalee, 16 vol, granthaparicay, p. 1263, for Bengali publishing details.____
The genesis of all art traditions must have been in some gestures in the modes and mediums of expression that spontaneously came to men of genius and were followed by others whose admiration naturally pursued the path of imitation.EMSF_025 IMG 2-4 [contents note on IMG 1 gives title as 'On Art and Aesthetic'].____Rabindranath Tagore on Art and Aesthetics: A Selection of Lectures, Essays and Letters (Inter-National Cultural Centre, 1961)*Titled 'My Mistress of the Line'________________
The great other body is the world, with which this little body of our own ever aspiresRBVBMS_062 IMG 27 'The great other body is the world, with which [?] {this} little body {of our own} ever aspires'. RBVBMS_221(i) ts IMG 47-8.X____________________
The Guest-House of India: It is a great reward to me when I realise that you, who belong to the west of India acknowledge me and receive me as your own poet.____VBQ April 1924________________EW Vol. IV. to Kanara Saraswati Samaj, Santa Cruz, Bombay on 9 Dec. 1923 in reply to a felicitation.
The horse harnessed to a carriage is only part of it.RBVBMS_062 IMG 9 'The horse harnessed to a carriage is only a part of it.' RBVBMS_221(i) ts IMG 8-9 [1st line as RBVBMS_62]. RBVBMS_221(ii) ts IMG 8-9 [1st line as above]. RBVBMS_221(iii) ts IMG 22 [1st line as above]. EMSF_038 ts IMG 21.____Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 19________tyaag, para 7, shaantiniketan____
The human races will never again be able to go back to their citadels of high-walled exclusiveness.________Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 152________________
The I am in me realizes its own extension, its own affinity, whenever it truly realizes something else.________Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 162________________
The Ideal of Visva-Bharati: My friends have often puzzled themselves with the question as to what it was that led a poet like me to organise for myself a variety of responsibilities that has assumed the name of Visva-BharatiEMSF_041 ts IMG 3-9 [no corrections], IMG 12-32 ts 'Visva-Bharati: From questions often [been] put to me, I have come to feel that the public claims an apology from the poet for having dealt with an idea to which he has given the name Visva-Bharati' [ms note on IMG 12: 'See revised version 'The Ideal of Visva-Bharati''], IMG 81 [ms title only: The Ideal of VIsva-Bharati.], IMG 82 'The country whose material and intellectual productions are just sufficient for its own people' [fragment, possibly of this essay], IMG 83-104 ts 'The Ideal of Visva-Bharati/ By Rabindranath Tagore: My friends have often puzzled themselves' [many corrections inTagore hand], IMG 105-124 ts 125 ms 'Visva-Bharati: From questions often been put to me, I have come to feel' [ms note 'Retyped' in margin, corrections inTagore hand].VBQ, Oct. 1926 pp. 197-212 [IMG in Bichitra archive]________________The ms folder also contains 'An Appeal for an International University' with a French translation and other non-literary material related to Visva-Bharati.
The incident which brought me into personal touch withRBVBMS_105(vii), IMG 84 [Draft ofTagore's response to welcome address at Pune on 22 September 1922. Identified by Shri Sankha Ghosh, IMG 86 contains a few lines of notes scribbled in pencil beginning 'Ruling power constituted aristocracy- struggle between different individuals' (untraced)].________________________
The Indian Ideal of Marriage: A request has come to me from Europe to say something about the Indian idea of marriage. (1925)____VBQ, July 1925 [IMG in Bichitra archive]____________Based on 'bhaaratiya bibaaher aadarsha' (rabeendra racanaabalee vol. 13 WB Govt.)____
The Indo-Iranians: Pods burst and winged seeds are borne away by the winds to distant soils (1923)____VBQ, Vol. 1, No. 3, Oct. 1923 [IMG in Bichitra archive]________________parts of this essay incorporated in The Religion of Man Ch IV 'The Prophet'
The ineffable emanation of woman's nature has, from the first, played its part in the creations of man, unobtrusively but inevitably.________Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 182________________
The last golden light of evening faded from the western sky and the moon rose above the horizon.RBVBMS_378(i) ts IMG 3-15. RBVBMS_378(ii) ts IMG 2-16.____________________RBVBMS_378(i) ts. Long explanatory note on IMG 3, verso folio: 'The following, being incomplete, may be published as the specimen of the method I followed in my teaching. The text is a prose rendering done by me of Matthew Arnold's Sohrab-Rustum. The first portion of it has been recovered, the rest is missing. After having gone through this exercise the boys of our third group had no difficulty in understanding the original poem which is generally studied in college classes. There are mistakes in the typescript owing to the carelessness of the typist. The sentences, given in the vernacular, are to be translated in to English. The text and the exercises {when published} should be divided in separate columns.' RBVBMS_378(ii) has ms letter from Rekha Gupta to Shri Shobhanlal Gangopadhyay on IMG 1.
The life of the seed within the fruit is absolutely different from its life of growth as a tree.RBVBMS_221(i) ts IMG 20 'The life of the seed within the fruit is absolutely different from [its life of]{the life of its} growth as a tree.' RBVBMS_221(ii) ts IMG 20. RBVBMS_221(iii) ts IMG 39. EMSF_038 ts IMG 38.VBQ July 1926, under Notes and Comments [IMG in Bichitra archive].Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 38________________
The Man of My Heart Ch. X: At the outburst of an experience, which is unusual, such as happened to me in the beginning of my youthRabindra-Bhavana MS no. 433 (used for the 1931 Macmillan edition) [EW] (Allen and Unwin edition). RBVBMS_343J ts IMG 8-16 'At [every] {such an} outburst of the unusual'. RBVBMS_343K ts IMG 9-18[ends at paragraph 2] 'At such an outburst of the unusual the puzzled mind seeks its explanation'. RBVBMS_343L ts IMG 2-11[ends at para 2] 'At the outburst of an experience which is usual -- such as happened to me in the beginning of my youth -- the puzzled mind seeks its explanation'. RBVBMS_343P IMG 22-23 [section begins with 'Purushanna para kinchit', foliation not sequential, copious ms insertions].____The Religion of Man (London: Allen and Unwin, 1930) The Religion of Man (New York: Macmillan, 1931)________________
The Meaning of Art: There is a remarkable verse in the Atharva Veda which attributes all that is great in the human world to superfluity. (1926)RBVBMS_344A IMG 2-6 'There is [a great force]{an immense strength} of the surplus in man, says the Atharva Veda, which is the source ' [identification not certain. Also similar to Religion of Man Ch III above]. RBVBMS_344H ts IMG 2-15.VBQ, April 1926 [VBQ IMG in Bichitra archive]________________at Dacca University on 10 Feb. 1926
The Meeting Ch.VII: Our great prophets in all ages did truly realize in themselves the freedom of the soulRabindra-Bhavana MS no. 433 (used for the 1931 Macmillan edition) [EW] (Allen and Unwin edition). RBVBMS_343A ts IMG 20[paragraph 2]-21, IMG 10-15 [folio nos. 12-19, pagination irregular, folios 14-19 (second half of the essay) fall between folios 7 and 8]. RBVBMS_343P IMG 52, 61-3.____The Religion of Man (London: Allen and Unwin, 1930) The Religion of Man (New York: Macmillan, 1931)________________
The Meeting of the East and the West: I have felt the meeting of the East and the West in my own individual life. (See similar title above) (1930)____VBQ, Vol. 8, part III, 1930-31________________at Carnegie Hall, New York by the Discussion Guild and the Indian Society, 1 Dec. 1930.
The Meeting of the East and West: For over a century and a half India has borne a foreign rule which is western. (1918)____Manchester Guardian, n.d.; repr. MR, June 1918____________Based on Swaadhikaar Pramatta____
The Modern Age: Wherever man meets man in a living relationship, the meeting finds its natural expression in works of art________Creative Unity (New York: Macmillan, 1922)________________
The more one lives alone on the river or in the open country________Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 118________________
The more we feel afraid of pain, the more we build all kinds of hiding-placesRBVBMS_062 IMG 18-19. RBVBMS_221(i) ts IMG 27-8 'hiding places'. RBVBMS_221(ii) ts IMG 27-8 [1st line as above]. RBVBMS_221(iii) ts IMG 57 [1st line as above]. EMSF_038 ts IMG 56.____Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 56________________
The Music Maker Ch. XI: A pariticle of sand would be nothing if it did not have its background in the whole physical world.Rabindra-Bhavana MS no. 433 (used for the 1931 Macmillan edition) [EW] (Allen and Unwin edition). RBVBMS_343J ts IMG 17-26. RBVBMS_343K ts IMG 18[begins paragraph 3]-25 [incomplete]. RBVBMS_343L ts IMG 11[begins para 3]-20.____The Religion of Man (London: Allen and Unwin, 1930) The Religion of Man (New York: Macmillan, 1931)________________
The Nation: The people are living beings.____MR, July 1917.Creative Unity (New York: Macmillan, 1922)________________
The National University, Peking: The time for taking leave has come, leave from friends with whom I have lived and at whose hands I have received much kindness.________Talks in China (Calcutta: Visva-Bharati Series, 1924 [?])____________Followed by Reply from Dr. Hu Shi.
The negative process of curbing desire and controlling passion is only for saving our energy________Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 122________________
The old is prudent but is not wise. [part of 'Wisdom does not consist in some new accession of knowledge, but in a power which gives us a direct vision of truth.']RBVBMS_221(i) ts IMG 28 [1st line intact]. RBVBMS_221(ii) ts IMG 28 [3rd line. 1st 2 sentences crossed out]. RBVBMS_221(iii) ts IMG 58. EMSF_038 ts IMG 57.VBN, December 1935 [IMG in Bichitra archive].Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 57________saundarjyer sakarunataa, para 1, shaantiniketan____
The One Nationalist Party________Greater India (Madras: S. Ganesan, 1921)________sabhaapatir abhibhaashan, Paabna Sammilanee, in part____
The other great body of ours is the world, with which this little body of ours ever aspiresRBVBMS_221(ii) ts IMG 46-7. RBVBMS_221(iii) ts IMG 84. EMSF_038 ts IMG 83 'The other great body is the world'.____Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 81________________
The passivity which is the predominant fact of the shell life is secretly contradicted by the rudimentary wings.____VBQ July 1926, under Notes and Comments [IMG in Bichitra archive].Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 37________________
The Philosophy of Leisure: In my country, the cultivation of leisure has been a vital necessity. (1929) [other versions with same title, see below]RBVBMS_321(ii) ts IMG 1-13 'The first progress of man towards his desire to exist is concerned with his existence in space.' [Title: Leisure. TS is a longer version]. RBVBMS_321(iii) ts IMG 1-13 [1st line and title as above]. RBVBMS_321(iv) ts IMG 1-13 [1st line and title as above]. RBVBMS_344B IMG 2-12 [begins with 'the sights that overpower us today with awe, are not the trimphal towers of the Titans' MS note: 'Philosophy of Leisure [...] (Work draft)'].VBQ, Apr.-July 1929________________at the Fourth Triennial Conference of the National Council of Education of Canada, Victoria, 6 Apr. 1929
The Philosophy of Our People: My timidity makes it difficult for me properly to enjoy the honour you have done me (1926)EMSF_028 ts IMG 2-3 'run along an ever-lengthening line of extravagance, is inexpressive' [incomplete, contents note on IMG 1 identifies as 'Philosophy of Our People'].VBQ, Jan. 1926, [VBQ IMG in Bichitra archive]Also MR, January 1926 [Pamphlet, title page says with the compliments of the editor of MR]________Bengali tr. of address pub. prabaasee, maagh 1331/ 1926at first Indian Philosophical Congress, 19 Dec. 1925.
The picture of a flower in a botanical book is an information: its mission ends with our knowledge.RBVBMS_221(i) ts IMG 59. RBVBMS_221(ii) ts IMG 58 'information;'. RBVBMS_221(iii) ts IMG 100 [1st line as above]. EMSF_038 ts IMG 99 [as above].____Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 95________________
The pious man of sect is proud because he is confident of his right of possession [part of 'Our confident claim of a special privilege from God through some special arrangement by our sect is a sure symptom of our having missed Him.']RBVBMS_221(i) ts IMG 35 [1st line intact, i.e. begins with 'Our confident claim']. RBVBMS_221(ii) ts IMG 34 [1st line intact]. RBVBMS_221(iii) ts IMG 69 [1st line as printed]. EMSF_038 ts IMG 68.VBQ, January 1926, under Notes and Comments [IMG in Bichitra archive].Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 67________________
The pitiless methods of punishment that still persists in most parts of the worldRBVBMS_180A IMG 15-17________________________
The Place of Science: I want to forget the formal conventions of the present-day world and the modern aspects of its people____MR April 1925________________EW Vol. IV. Dated 16 June 1924
The Poet's Religion: Civility is beauty of behaviour.________Creative Unity (New York: Macmillan, 1922)____________Published afterTagore's third trip to America (1920-21)
The Principle of Art: Before I come to my subject let me offer my own explanation of the word 'Reality' which conveys the most important idea in the following paperRBVBMS_341A ts IMG 1-2[ts] IMG 3[ms]. [title: 'The Principle of Art', followed by corrected VBQ pages of The Principle of Literature but this text is not the same as that essay]. RBVBMS_341B ts IMG 1-21. RBVBMS_341C ts IMG 1-28 [1st line and title as above]. RBVBMS_341D ts IMG 1-6 'All the deep impressions in our mind are accompanied by some emotion which set up their own variety of tremors in our consciousness.'________________________
The Principle of Literature: In the world of our fairy tales, the son of the Detective, the son of the Merchant and the son of the King (1927) [2 more versions with similar title, see below]RBVBMS_341A IMG 4-6 [pages of the published VBQ article with ms corrections]VBQ, July 1927____________________
The Principle of Literature: The source of our pure delight in human relationship, as well as in literature and the arts, is there where reality is presented to us on the pedestal of its own absolute value [n.d.]RBVBMS_320 ts IMG 2-9.____________________Not the same as The Principle of Literature above. Not traced.
The Problem of Evil: The question why there is evil in existence is the same as why there is imperfection, or, in other words, why there is creation at all.________Sadhana (London: Macmillan, [Oct.] 1913)________________
The Problem of the Self: At one pole of my being I am one with stocks and stones.HRVD_024 ts IMG 1-28 'A student of mine related to me his adventure in a storm and said, that all the time he was troubled with the feeling that this great commmotion in Nature behaved to him as if he were no more than a mere handful of dust' [no corrections. Title: 'The Problem of Self'].____Sadhana (London: Macmillan, [Oct.] 1913)____________Das gives title as 'The Problem of Self'
The Prophet Ch. VIII: In my introduction I have stated that the universe to which we are related through our sense perception, reason or imagination, is necessarily Man's universe.Rabindra-Bhavana MS no. 433 (used for the 1931 Macmillan edition) [EW] (Allen and Unwin edition). RBVBMS_343H ts IMG 2-19 'I have said in my introduction that the universe to which we are related through our sense perceptions, reason or imagination is necessarily man's universe.' RBVBMS_343P IMG 13-14 [incomplete].____The Religion of Man (London: Allen and Unwin, 1930) The Religion of Man (New York: Macmillan, 1931)________________
The Proposed Advance Work of Shantiniketan/ Extracts from a forthcoming volume of American Addresses by Rabindranath Tagore: 'The educational institution which I have in mind has primarily for its object the constant pursuit of truth, from which imparting of truth naturally follows.BMSF_067(1) ts IMG 45-8 [printed pages, no corrections].________________________
The question is asked, if life's journey be endless where is its goal?RBVBMS_062 IMG 28-29. RBVBMS_221(i) ts IMG 48-9. RBVBMS_221(ii) ts IMG 47-8. RBVBMS_221(iii) ts IMG 86. EMSF_038 ts IMG 85-6.VBQ July 1926, under Notes and Comments [IMG in Bichitra archive].Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 83________________
The question is: 'In which Truth is my entity to realize its fullest value,RBVBMS_221(iii) ts IMG 17 [double quotes, 'realise']. EMSF_038 ts IMG 16 [as above].____Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 14________________
The question why there is evil in existence is the same as why there is imperfection,________Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 127____________Part IV begins with this item.
The Race Problem and India: The 'Young Men of India' contains an article by Rabindranath Tagore from which some paragraphs are quoted below: I feel very deeply indeed, that this is a great age____MR, February 1923____________An essay titled The Race Problem was published in the appendix of The Religion of Man (London: Allen and Unwin, 1930). It could be a variant version of this essay.Reproduced from 'Young Men of India'. EW Vol. IV
The Race Problem Appendix IV: I regard the race and colour prejudice which barricades human beings against one another as the greatest evil of modern timesRabindra-Bhavana MS no. 433 (used for the 1931 Macmillan edition) [EW] (Allen and Unwin edition).____The Religion of Man (London: Allen and Unwin, 1930) The Religion of Man (New York: Macmillan, 1931)________________
The Realisation of Beauty: Things in which we do not take joy are either a burden upon our minds to be got rid at any cost________Sadhana (London: Macmillan, [Oct.] 1913)________________
The Realisation of the Infinite: The Upanishads say: 'Man becomes true if in this life he can apprehend God; if not, it is the greatest calamity for him.'EMSF_034 ts IMG 2-22 'Upanishad says, 'Man becomes true if in this life'' [ms note: 'Realisation of Brahma' ms contents note: 'Manuscript File - Sadhana. Realisation of Brahma.']. HRVD_026 IMG 1-17 'Upanishad says' [title: 'Realisation of Brahma'].____Sadhana (London: Macmillan, [Oct.] 1913)Anthony Soares ed. Lectures and Addresses (1928)____________
The realization fo our soul has its moral and spiritual side.________Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 186________________
The Relation of the Individual to the Universe: The civilization of ancient Greece was nurtured within city walls.HRVD_023 ts IMG 1-25 [ms notes for title on IMG 1: '[The Universe as Alive] [World Consciousness] The Universe as Alive'].MR, July 1913 [IMG in Bichitra archive]Sadhana (London: Macmillan, [Oct.] 1913)____________Sen quotingTagore: 'These papers embody…ideas which have been culled from several of the Bengali discourses…to my students in my school at Bolpur…and I have used here and there translations of passages from these done by my friends Babu Satish Chandra Roy and Babu Ajit Kumar Chakravarty...' Most of these were read byTagore before the Dept. of Philosophy, Harvard University (Oct. 1912-Apr. 1913).
The Religion of an Artist: [I.] I was born in 1861: That is not an important date in history, but it belongs to a great epoch in Bengal [similar to Talks in China 1925 Autobiographical RBVBMS_319B] II. The renowned Vedic commentator, Sayanacharya, says:I. EMSF_033 ts IMG 11-21 [title: 'The Religion of an artist', contains both I and II., apparently carbon copy, no changes]. II. EMSF_033 ts IMG 2-10 'A Chinese friend of mine while travelling with me through the streets in Peking, suddenly with great excitement' [begins in the middle, previous para crossed out.], IMG 22-33 [appears to be carbon copy], IMG 34-50 [ms note: 'Philosophy of Art'], IMG 51-67 [ms title: 'Philosophy of Art'].XContemporary Indian Philosophy (1936). Pub. as separate book by Visva-Bharati under this title in 1953.____________Earlier version of [I.] in Talks in China. II. Contains a lecture delivered at the Uni of Dacca in 1926, printed in the VBQ (Apr. 1926) (see The Meaning of Art above).
The Religion of Man. Contains: Preface, Ch I: Man's Universe, Ch 2: The Creative Spirit, Ch 3: The Surplus in Man, Ch 4: Spiritual Union, Ch 5: Man's Nature, Ch 6: Spiritual Freedom, Ch 7: The Meeting , Ch 8: The Prophet, Ch 9: The Vision, Ch 10: The Man of My Heart, Ch 11. The Music Maker, Ch 12: The Four Stages of Life, Ch 13: The Teacher, Ch 14: The Artist, Ch 15: Conclusion, Appendix II: Note on the Nature of Reality, Appendix IV: The Race Problem, Appendix V: Brahma Vidya, Appendix VI: The East and the West, Appendix VII: An Address in the Chapel of Manchester College, Oxford, on Sunday May 25, 1930. See individual entries for details.____________________________
The Religion of the Forest: We stand before this great world.RBVBMS_099 IMG 5-11 'Every race of people has its tradition in the Golden Age. It is their sense of possibility of a great future already realised in a great past.'MR, Feb. 1919 (extract); MR, May 1919 [IMG in Bichitra archive. Different version of the same essay. Titled 'The Message of the Forest'. Begins 'The past not only contains, in its depths, the unrealized future, but in part the realized future itself']Creative Unity (New York: Macmillan, 1922)________tapoban' in shaantiniketanOpening of the Festival of Fine Arts in Bangalore, 12 Jan. 1919.
The Rule of the Giant: Wrongs can be seen and felt separately, but most often their one common source remains hidden, and so ignored. (1926)RBVBMS_324(i) ts IMG 2-12. RBVBMS_324(ii) ts IMG 2-20. RBVBMS_324(iii) ts IMG 1-19 [title pencilled in: '(The Big and the small?)/Rule of the Giant']. RBVBMS_324(iv) ts IMG 1-16 [ms note: incomplete]. RBVBMS_324(v) ts IMG 2-10 Titled '[Lecture II [Jack] The Giant Killer': 'Simplicity is primitive,' exclaims the Schoolboy trained in the Western School. No, on the contrary, it is the barbarous which is not simple, which is absurdly heterogenous.' Ms note in red pencil on cover page: 'The Giant Killer Addition to above in Sundera's handwriting']. RBVBMS_324(vi) ts IMG 1-11 [ms note: 'Revised'] [Titled 'Lecture II The Giant Killer': 'Simplicity is primitive,' exclaims the Schoolboy trained in the Western School. No, on the contrary, it is the barbarous which is not simple, which is absurdly heterogenous.']VBQ, July 1926. Abridged version MR, January 1930, title 'Organizations'. [IMG in Bichitra archive]________________at Dacca University, also Andhra University on 5 Nov. 1934. MR version reprinted in EW Vol. IV as 'Organizations'.
The Saraswati Puja in the City College Hostel: The Ram Mohun Roy students' hostel is attached to, or under the control of the City College____MR, May 1928________________EW Vol. IV. Journal editorial note: 'Authorised translation for the MR'. Original is 'siti kalejer chaatraabase saraswati pujaa' 'Prabaasee' jaishtha 1335 (May-June 1928).
The Schoolmaster: If fifty years ago some prophet had come and told me that I was to be invited to a meeting of the teachers of Japan (1924)____MR, Oct. 1924____________________
The Second Birth: For us inanimate nature is the outside view of existence.RBVBMS_322A ts IMG 2-28. RBVBMS_322B ts IMG 2-28. RBVBMS_322C ts IMG 2-28.____Personality (London: Macmillan, 1917)________________
The sign of greatness in great geniuses is their enormous capacity to borrow, very often without their knowing it;________Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 154________________
The Soul of the East: My friends, it is unfortunate that the medium of language between us is a foggy medium____VBQ April 1925 [IMG in Bichitra archive] [Printed with the following note: 'Rabindranath to the Japanese Passengers on Board the S. S. Swamaru']________________EW Vol. IV. Dated June 1924.
The Soviet System: I have already said that my mind has been greatly drwan towards the Soviet Government even since my first acquaintance____MR, September 1931____________upasanghaar (raasiaar cithi)EW Vol. IV
The spell of unconsciousness, which is of the nightRBVBMS_062 IMG 6 . RBVBMS_221(i) ts IMG 29. RBVBMS_221(i) ts IMG 29 'for their blossoming'.VBN. June 1969 [IMG in Bichitra archive].____________________
The spirit of fight and the spirit of harmony both have their importance in the scheme of things.________Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 165________________
The Spirit of Freedom: When freedom is not an inner idea which imparts strength to our activitiesRBVBMS_099 IMG 12-16 'When freedom is not an inner idea {for imparting} strength to our {outer} activities' [partly ts, heavily corrected]. EMSF_006 ts IMG 41-6 'When freedom is not an inner idea for imparting strength to our outer activities' [ms corections].Standard Bearer, Chandernagore, Vol 2, No. I : 15 Aug. 1921Creative Unity (New York: Macmillan, 1922)____________A letter from New York to the Author's Own Countrymen' [sub-title]
The Spirit of Japan: One morning the whole world looked up in surprise, when Japan broke through her walls of old habits____MR, June 1917 [IMG in Bichitra archive]Indo-Japanese Association, Tokyo (1916)____________Delivered in different places in Japan, June-August 1915.
The stage: In the Natyashastra of Bharat there is a description of a stage, but no mention of scenes. It does not seem to me that the absence of concrete scenes could have been any loss.RBVBMS_336 IMG 1-6.____________________Not by Tagore
The Sudra Habit: Even where no artificial barriers are set up in the way of the individual choosing the means of his livelihood____MR, March 1927________________Translation of Sudradharma. Editorial note says 'Authorised translation. Attributed by EW Vol. IV
The Supreme Message of Humanity Uttered in India: In man's history, different races reveal gradations in realisation.____MR January 1942________________EW Vol. IV. Editorial note in journal: 'This was the last anniiversary message on 7 Paush celebration at Santiniketan, in December 1940.'
The Surplus in Man Ch. III: There are certain verses from the Atharva Veda in which the poet discusses his idea of Man [See also 'Man the Artist']Rabindra-Bhavana MS no. 433 (used for the 1931 Macmillan edition) [EW] (Allen and Unwin edition). RBVBMS_343D ts IMG 2-13 '[Let me [a]{A}s the introduction to my subject {let me} translate so-me] {There are certain} verses from the Atharva Veda'. RBVBMS_343F ts IMG 3-18 [ends paragraph 1, folio 16] 'Before I begin my lecture, let me, as the introduction to my subject, translate some verses from the Atharva Veda'. RBVBMS_343G ts IMG 2-20 [ends with para 1, 1st line as above]. RBVBMS_343P ts IMG 9-12 [begins in midpara: 'for himself, which he alone must fashion into some difficult ideal of completeness', copious ms insertions (several pages), incomplete]. RBVBMS_344J ts IMG 2-18 'At a certain bend in the path of evolution man refused to remain a four-footed creature, and the position which he made his body to assume carried in it a permanent gesture of insubordination.' [parts of 'The Music Maker']. RBVBMS_344K ts IMG 2-18 [ts proper identical to RBVBMS_344J above, though with less ms insertions and corrections]. RBVBMS_344L IMG 2-8 [1st line as above].____The Religion of Man (London: Allen and Unwin, 1930) The Religion of Man (New York: Macmillan, 1931). Also, Shailesh Parekh, Exploring Tagore (Kirti Mandir Lectures Series, No. 1, Baroda state: Department of Education)____________EW Vol. IV
The Teacher Ch. XIII: I have already described how the nebulous idea of the divine essence condensed in my consciousness into a human realization.Rabindra-Bhavana MS no. 433 (used for the 1931 Macmillan edition) [EW] (Allen and Unwin edition). RBVBMS_343M ts IMG 2-16. RBVBMS_343P IMG 46-48 [first line follows para 2 of folio]____The Religion of Man (London: Allen and Unwin, 1930) The Religion of Man (New York: Macmillan, 1931)________________
The time is loud today and crowded, the wealth tinged crimson with the blood of the poor.RBVBMS_111 IMG 69 [no title numbered 2].________________________
The true universal finds its manifestation in the individuality which is true.________Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 169________________
The Union of Cultures: It cannot but be admitted that this is a day of victory for people of the West. (1921)____MR, Nov. 1921____________________
The Vision Ch. IX: I hope that my readers have understood, as they have read these pages, that I am neither a scholar nor a philosopher.Rabindra-Bhavana MS no. 433 (used for the 1931 Macmillan edition) [EW] (Allen and Unwin edition). RBVBMS_343I ts IMG 2-14 'I hope that my readers have understood that I am neither a scholar nor a philosopher'. RBVBMS_343J ts IMG 2-8 'I hope that those who have honoured me by inviting me to this platform have understood that I am neither a scholar nor a philosopher' [substantial ms corrections]. RBVBMS_343K ts IMG 2-8 [1st line as above]. RBVBMS_343P IMG 15-22v [foliation not sequential, section begins with 'Fortunately for me, a [?]ion of old lyrical poems composed by the poets of the vaishnava sect came to my hand when I was young', incomplete]. RBVBMS_344I ts IMG 2-13 [1st line as RBVBMS_343J above]. RBVBMS_344M ts IMG 1-7 [ms note: 'duplicate copy', 1st line as above].____The Religion of Man (London: Allen and Unwin, 1930) The Religion of Man (New York: Macmillan, 1931)________________
The vision of life which we see in the world is a vision of joy.____VBQ, July 1926, under Notes and Comments. VBN, April 1938. [IMG in Bichitra archive]Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 101________________
The Voice of Humanity: My friends, I have been waiting for this moment. (1925)EMSF_20 ts IMG 26-34 [ms note on IMG 26: 'Lecture in Italy'. Ms note on IMG 34:' incomplete'.]VBQ, Vol III, No.1: April 1925. [IMG in Bichitra archive]____First pub. Anthony Soares ed. Lectures and Addresses (1928)________delivered in Milan, Italy, 22 Jan 1925.
The water in the river belongs to all, the water in my vessel is mine.RBVBMS_062 IMG 8. RBVBMS_221(i) ts IMG 4. RBVBMS_221(ii) ts IMG 4. RBVBMS_221(iii) ts IMG 7. EMSF_038 ts IMG 6.VBN July 1968 [IMG in Bichitra archive].____________________
The Way to Get it Done________Greater India (Madras: S. Ganesan, 1921)________saphalataar sadupaay____
The Way to Unity: Now that mutual intercourse has become easy, and the different peoples and nations of the world have come to know one another in various relations (1923)____VBQ, Vol. 1 No. 2, July 1923 (pp.83-98) [IMG in Bichitra archive]________________An editorial note at the end of the paper says 'Part of this paper was published in 'Welfare''.
The world as an art is the play of the Supreme Person revelling in image-making.________Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 164________________
The World of Personality: 'The night is like a dark child just born of her mother day.RBVBMS_105 ts IMG 2-31. RBVBMS_326 ts IMG 3-26.____Personality (London: Macmillan, 1917)________________
The world of senses in which animals live is limited.RBVBMS_221(i) ts IMG 58. RBVBMS_221(ii) ts IMG 57. RBVBMS_221(iii) ts IMG 99. EMSF_038 ts IMG 98.____Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 94________________
The world of sleep is fundamental,RBVBMS_062 IMG 14. RBVBMS_221(i) ts IMG 21-2. RBVBMS_221(ii) ts IMG 21-2. RBVBMS_221(iii) ts IMG 41. EMSF_038 ts IMG 40.____Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 40________________
The world of things in which we live misses its equilibriumRBVBMS_062 IMG 11. RBVBMS_221(i) ts IMG 12. RBVBMS_221(ii) ts IMG 12. RBVBMS_221(iii) ts IMG 27. EMSF_038 ts IMG 26.____Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 24________________
The world, like a stream of sounds in music, is a perpetual flow of forces and forms,____VBQ July 1926, under Notes and Comments. [IMG in Bichitra archive]Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 102________________
The young moonfish went to the moon-marketRBVBMS_349 IMG 1-2 [hand notTagore].________________________
There are circumstances in which the imbibing of religion should be as easy for children as taking breath.________Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 191________________
There are many paradoxes in the world and one of them is this,________Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 168____________Part V begins with this item.
There are men whose idea of life is static, [part of 'Immortality is not a mere continuation of existence, it is in the realisation of the infinite.']RBVBMS_221(i) ts IMG 19-20 [1st line intact, 4th line: 'There are men who long for a life after death']. RBVBMS_221(ii) ts IMG 19-20 'There are men {whose idea of [immortality]{life} is static}' [3rd line, 1st 2 lines crossed out]. RBVBMS_221(iii) ts IMG 38. EMSF_038 ts IMG 37.VBQ July 1926, under Notes and Comments [IMG in Bichitra archive].Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 35________________
There are sufferings about which the question comes to our mindRBVBMS_062 IMG 19. RBVBMS_221(i) ts IMG 33-4. RBVBMS_221(ii) ts IMG 32-3. RBVBMS_221(iii) ts IMG 64. EMSF_038 ts IMG 63.VBQ Vol III. No. 2, July: 1925. VBN November 1935 [IMG in Bichitra archive].Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 63________________
There are the rain of mud, the rain of blood, and such-like phenomena of which we hear tell.RBVBMS_221(iii) ts IMG 52 'But there are the rain [and] of mud, the rain of blood, and such like dire phenomena'. EMSF_038 ts IMG 51 [as above].____Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 51________paaper marjanaa, shaantiniketan, is comparable____
There are truths which are of the nature of information, that can be added to our stock of knowledge from the outside.________Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 120________________
There comes a period in our civilisation when the town necessarily assumes a great deal more importance than the villageRBVBMS_291 IMG 7-8.________________________
There comes at last a day when the emancipated soul steps out of all bonds________Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 110________________
There comes in our history occasions when the consciousness of a large multitude becomes suddenly illuminated________Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 175________________
There is no meaning in such words as spiritualising the machineEMSF_031 IMG 5-7.________________________
There is one thing which is common in the process of the physical and the spiritual life.RBVBMS_062 IMG 24. RBVBMS_221(i) ts IMG 44-5. RBVBMS_221(ii) ts IMG 43-4. RBVBMS_221(iii) ts IMG 81. EMSF_038 ts IMG 80.____Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 78________________
There sounded a voice in India's ancient forest proclaiming the presence of a soulRBVBMS_111 IMG 69 [no title, numbered 1].____________________Not traced.
These Two Lands Should Meet in Love' (Reply to the Welcome by the Indians of Siraj): It is proper that you should feel just as proud of the country which you have made your home for the present 19 Apr. 1932 [See 'Lectures in Iran and Iraq']____________________________
Things of vital importance to society should never become too difficult of comprehension________Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 119________________
This symphony made of the morning light and children's mirth does not speak to me of pure joy.RBVBMS_221(i) ts IMG 30 [crossed out], 31. RBVBMS_221(ii) ts IMG 29-30 [text crossed out]. RBVBMS_221(iii) ts IMG 60. EMSF_038 ts IMG 59.____Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 59________________
This truth is immediately apprehended by me and therefore it can not be logically proved by outer proofsRBVBMS_379 IMG 2-6 [Running translation of a Bengali essay composed on 6th February 1924 at Surul, begins midway, Bengali writing in the left hand column, English translation in the right].RBKSH Vol. 23 (1990) [No title for the english translation, the Bengali original is titled 'Sreeniketaner dwitiya barshik utsabe bhashan'; also carries the note 'incomplete'].________________EW Vol. IV. titled Sriniketan. This title to be used in querying the Bichitra search engine.
Those who have their enterprises in the world of NatureRBVBMS_062 IMG 20-21. RBVBMS_221(i) ts IMG 39 'nature'. RBVBMS_221(ii) ts IMG 38 [1st line as above]. RBVBMS_221(iii) ts IMG 74 [1st line as above]. EMSF_038 ts IMG 73 [as above].VBQ, January 1926, under Notes and Comments [IMG in Bichitra archive].Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 71________________
Thou hast given us to live.RBVBMS_111 IMG 70.____________________Not traced.
Though my frail health deprives me of the privilege of being present in the midst of this distinguished gathering, I have great pleasure in welcoming you all on this occasionRBVBMS_344N IMG 2-9 [ts pages at beginning].____________________ts title pg: '24.12.7/ Dear Sir,/ I am herewith enclosing Rabindranath Tagore's opening speech on the occasion of the N.E.F. Conference./ Yours sincerely,/ [signature]/ Secretary to Rabindranath Tagore/ Prof. H. P. Maiti/ 1, Karbala Tank Lane,/ Calcutta.' 6 pages in 2 hands, a little more than 2 pages in ts.
To a Surprise Gathering of students in the National University, Peking: What do you want from me?________Talks in China (Calcutta: Visva-Bharati Series, 1924 [?])________________
To alleviate pain, to try to remove its causes, are worthy of man.RBVBMS_221(i) ts IMG 32-3. RBVBMS_221(ii) ts IMG 31-2 [heavy changes]. RBVBMS_221(iii) ts IMG 62-3. EMSF_038 ts IMG 61-2.____Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 61________________
To be able to love material things, to clothe them with tender grace, and yet not be attached to them, this is a great service.________Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 113________________
To fledgling birds flight in the sky may appear incredible.RBVBMS_062 IMG 18 'To the fledgeling [sic] birds{the flight in the sky} may appear incredible'. RBVBMS_221(i) ts IMG 27. RBVBMS_221(ii) ts IMG 27. RBVBMS_221(iii) ts IMG 56. EMSF_038 ts IMG 55.____Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 55________________
To give us the taste of reality through freedom of mind is the nature of all arts.________Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 157________________
To My Hosts: It is a day of rejoicing for me that I, who belong to a distant part of Asia, should be invited to this land of yours.RBVBMS_304(i) IMG 1-11, IMG 11-14 [ms corrections], IMG 15-18 [light ms corrections].VBQ, July 1924 [IMG in Bichitra archive].Talks in China (Calcutta: Visva-Bharati Book Shop, 1925). Talks in China (Calcutta: Visva-Bharati Series, 1924 [?])________________
To Persia: It was scarcely dawn when I set out from a village on the outskirts of Calcutta.____MR, July 1932 [with note: 'Translated for MR']. [IMG in Bichitra archive]________________EW Vol. IV. Original Ch. 1 of paarashye.
To Scholars at the Temple of the Earth, Peking: I am deeply moved at the sight of your faces turned towards me.________Talks in China (Calcutta: Visva-Bharati Series, 1924 [?])________________
To Students at Hangchow: You have a temple near by where there is a pictureRBVBMS_304(ii) IMG 1-5 'My friends when I was asked to come to this meeting I was not fully aware of its purpose.' [printed first line occurs in para 2], IMG 5-10 [para 1 crossed out, making 1st line as printed], IMG 10-14 [para 1 crossed out, making 1st line as printed].____Talks in China (Calcutta: Visva-Bharati Series, 1924 [?])____________April 16th 1924' noted in ms.
To Students at Nanking: I feel highly honoured, not so much because your elders have honoured me, but because I feel that silent invitation from the young.RBVBMS_304(iii) IMG 1-10 '[My friends]{My student friends, I feel highly honoured,} not because your elders have invited me, but because I feel the silent invitation from the young' [ms corrections inTagore hand]. RBVBMS_304(iii) ts IMG 11-15 'not because your elders have honoured me, but because I feel the silent invitation'.____Talks in China (Calcutta: Visva-Bharati Series, 1924 [?])________________
To Students at Rome: Young friends, first of all let me apologize for speaking in a language which is neither yours nor mine.____RBKSH Vol. 40 [from Carlo Formichi's 'India and Indians', tr. Mario Prayer, dated 10 June 1926 at the University of Rome]. VBQ October 1926 [In the Visva-Bharati Bulletin section in a report titled 'Our Founder President in Italy 1926]________________EW Vol. IV. Dated 10 June 1926
To Students at Tsing-hua College, Peking: My young friends, I gaze at your young faces, beaming with intelligence and eager interest across the distance of age.RBVBMS_304(v) ts IMG 1-9, 10-18, 19-27, 28-33, 34-39.____Talks in China (Calcutta: Visva-Bharati Series, 1924 [?])________________
To Students: When I was very young I gave up learning, and ran away from my lessons.________Talks in China (Calcutta: Visva-Bharati Book Shop, 1925). Talks in China (Calcutta: Visva-Bharati Series, 1924 [?])________________
To Subhas Chandra Bose: As Bengal's poet I invite you on Bengal's behalf to accept the leadership of our country.____X____________tr.Tagore from deshanaayak, written in May 1939, later collected in kaalaantar.Written soon after Bose's resignation from the post of President of the Indian National Congress
To Teachers: I have been told that you would like to hear of the educational mission I have taken up____VBN, August 1980 (Reprinted from MR, May 1925) [IMG in Bichitra archive].Talks in China (Calcutta: Visva-Bharati Book Shop, 1925). Talks in China (Calcutta: Visva-Bharati Series, 1924 [?])____________EW Vol. IV reprints this as 'My School'
To the Armenians: I thank you from the depths of my heart for your warm welcome. n.d. [See 'Lectures in Iran and Iraq']____________________________
To the Boys and Girls at Pei Hei, Peking: Great men came centuries ago from India to greet your ancestors.RBVBMS_304(iv-A) IMG 1-16, IMG 17-21 [very light, almost illegible]. RBVBMS_304(iv-B) ts IMG 1-6, IMG 7-12,IMG 13-18.____Talks in China (Calcutta: Visva-Bharati Series, 1924 [?])________________
To the Child: Once upon a time when I was busily engaged in writing, I suddenly felt a call from the young.____MR May 1926________________EW Vol. IV. Dated 17[?] June 1924
To the Citizens of Delhi: In this busy season when numerous important functions crowd your days____VBN, Vol IV, May-Jun. 1936, pp.90-91. MR, June 1936. Both titled Reply to the Public Address in Delhi. [VBN IMG in Bichitra archive]________________in response to the public reception accorded toTagore on 28 March 1936. Title as in EW III
To the English Teacher's Association, Peking: When I am invited to speak at any meeting, I always try to avoid it.EM 304(vii) ts IMG 2-9, IMG 10-17.____Talks in China (Calcutta: Visva-Bharati Series, 1924 [?])________________
To the Japanese Community in China: When I was invited to this place by the Japanese community of this city, I was glad to accept the opportunity of meeting the people of your country.RBVBMS_304(x-A1) IMG 1-6 'When I was invited to this meeting by the Jap community'. RBVBMS_304(x-A2) IMG 1-9 'when I was invited to this meeting by the Japanese community'. RBVBMS_304(x-B) IMG 1-5 'when I was invited to this [meeting]{place} by the Japanese community of this city', IMG 6-10.____Talks in China (Calcutta: Visva-Bharati Series, 1924 [?])________________
To the People of Japan: My Friends: the warmth of your welcome deeply touches my heart.____MR January 1925________________EW Vol. IV. L. K. Elmhirst notes revised by Tagore for MR.
To the Public at the Theatre in Peking: Lately I read an observation in one of your papers that, being a philosopher, I was half an hour late in attending a particular meetingRBVBMS_304(viii-A) IMG 1-31 [not inTagore hand, probably L. K. Elmhirst hand, corrections inTagore hand]. RBVBMS_304(viii-B) ts IMG 1-10 [running title at top of page: '(May 9, 1924)']. RBVBMS_319A ts IMG 2-16 [ms note: 'My Introduction': 'I have been asked by my friends to introduce myself to you with some biographical details so that my ideas may not appear to you too visionary, and frighten you as does an apparition that has its context of life.' Contains portions of 'Public Theatre in Peking' and 'At the Scholar's Dinner, Peking']. RBVBMS_319B ts IMG 2-18 [ms note: 'My Introduction': 'I have been asked by my friends to introduce myself to you with some biographical details so that my ideas may not appear to you too visionary, and frighten you as does an apparition that has its context of life'. Contains portions of 'Public Theatre in Peking, 'At the Scholar's Dinner', and 'Religious Experience']. EMSF_033 ts IMG 11-21 [title: 'The Religion of an artist', contains 2 essays apparently carbon copies, no changes. 1st essay begins 'I was born in 1861: That is not an important date in history, but it belongs to a great epoch in Bengal'. 1st essay similar to content of RBVBMS_319B].____Talks in China (Calcutta: Visva-Bharati Series, 1924 [?])________________
To the Youth of Hyderabad': I have come to the time of my dismissal from life's workshop barred form further earning.Autographed ms given to Nawab Mehdi Nawaz Jung. RBVBMS_339(i) ts IMG 2-13. RBVBMS_339(ii) ts IMG 1-11.____1st pub. in pamphlet form by Padmaja Naidu in 1963____________on 16 Dec. 1933. RBVBMS_339(i) ts folder inscription: 'Address at Allahabad University/ incorporated in/ 'challenge to Youth'/ a symposium collected by Kunwar Madhavendra P. N. Singh/ (March 1941)'. RBVBMS_339(i) ts IMG 13 ms note: 'Address delivered by Gurudeva at the Allahabad University' [rest as folder inscription above].
To wake up in love is not to wake up in a world of sweetnessRBVBMS_221(i) ts IMG 11-12. RBVBMS_221(ii) ts IMG 11-12. RBVBMS_221(iii) ts IMG 26. EMSF_038 ts IMG 25.____Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 23________________
To-day is the special day of the yearly festival of our 'ashram'RBVBMS_062 IMG 8. RBVBMS_221(i) ts IMG 3-4. RBVBMS_221(ii) ts IMG 2-3. RBVBMS_221(iii) ts IMG 6. EMSF_038 ts IMG 5.VBN, January 1937, titled Thought Relics. VBN, December 1959 [IMG in Bichitra archive].Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 4________shaantiniketane saatui paush utsab, several sentences____
To-day on the sin-laden dust of the earth pours tainted rain from the sky.RBVBMS_221(iii) ts IMG 53 'That is the kind of stormy visitation which has overtaken us to-day. On the sin-laden dust of the earth pours tainted rain from the sky.' EMSF_038 ts IMG 52 [as above].VBN July 1939. MR, August 1939. [IMG in Bichitra archive]Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 52________________
True I also hear the great cry of pain ringing through the universe,________Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 135________________
Truth reveals its infinity in its endless flow.RBVBMS_062 IMG 26. RBVBMS_221(i) ts IMG 47. RBVBMS_221(ii) ts IMG 46 [full text crossed out].VBN February 1970, titled Thought Relics [IMG in Bichitra archive]____________________
Truth: It is evident that life in the West, like an ice-berg tottering under the weight of its growing hugeness, has lost its moral balance.____MR May 1925________________EW Vol. IV. Dated June 1924
Violence: I do not know what the exact situation is in Russia at the moment, but I realise this one thing.RBVBMS_337 IMG 2-30.____________________RBVBMS_337 folder inscription: 'Violence/ by Rabindranath/ Lecture-note taken by L. K. Elmhirst'.
We are like a stray line of a poem [2nd line of 'What we seek more than the satisfaction of our appetites is the harmony with an ideal perfection']RBVBMS_062 IMG 9 [1st line intact]. RBVBMS_221(i) ts IMG 7 [1st line intact]. RBVBMS_221(ii) ts IMG 7 [1st line crossed out]. RBVBMS_221(iii) ts IMG 19. EMSF_038 ts IMG 18.____Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 16________________
We criticise Nature from outside when we separate it in our mind from human nature,RBVBMS_221(i) ts IMG 14. RBVBMS_221(ii) ts IMG 14. RBVBMS_221(iii) ts IMG 31. EMSF_038 ts IMG 30.____Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 28________________
We have a mental body, which has its organs of thought and feeling.RBVBMS_062 IMG 27-28. RBVBMS_221(i) ts IMG 48. RBVBMS_221(ii) ts IMG 47. RBVBMS_221(iii) ts IMG 85. EMSF_038 ts IMG 84.____Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 82________________
We light the lamp in our room which creates a seeming opposition between it and the great outside world.________Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 100________________
We may not know exactly what is happening; we do not know exactly even about a speck of dust.________Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 124________________
We must know that to be provided with an exact apportionment of what we deserve and needRBVBMS_062 IMG 19-20. RBVBMS_221(i) ts IMG 34. RBVBMS_221(ii) ts IMG 33. RBVBMS_221(iii) ts IMG 65. EMSF_038 ts IMG 64.VBQ, January 1926, under Notes and Comments [IMG in Bichitra archive].Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 64________________
We rarely realize how false for us is that which we hear from other lips,________Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 151________________
Wealth and Welfare: The standard of living in modern times has been raised far higher than our necessity. (see also City and Village entry above) (1930)____MR, Feb. 1930 [EW Vol. IV notes that this is shorter version of 'City and Village'] [IMG in Bichitra archive]________________EW Vol. IV reprints 'Wealth and Welfare'.
Wealth is the symbol of power.RBVBMS_062 IMG 15. RBVBMS_221(i) ts IMG 22-3. RBVBMS_221(ii) ts IMG 22-3. RBVBMS_221(iii) ts IMG 43. EMSF_038 ts IMG 42.____Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 42____________Part II begins with this.
What is Art?: We are face to face with this great world and our relations to it are manifold.RBVBMS_042(i) ts, IMG 1-36 [clean, 2 versions, one with handwritten light changes, one without]. RBVBMS_042(ii) IMG 5-36 [ms and ts]. EMSF_027 ts IMG 11-23 'The question has been asked, 'What is Art?' and answers have been given by various persons.' [ms note on IMG 11: '(From 'Personality')'].____Personality (London: Macmillan, 1917)Anthony Soares ed. Lectures and Addresses (1928)________Delivered in America (Sept. 1916-Jan. 1917), sponsored by the Pond Lyceum.
What is it in man that asserts its immortality in spite of the obvious fact of death?________Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 139________________
What is the character of the future of man?RBVBMS_221(i) ts IMG 33.________________________
What is the great fact of this age?________Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 171________________
What is this rhythm?________Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 161________________
Whatever I truly think, truly feel, truly realize, its natural destiny is to find true expression.________Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 117________________
When a man begins to have an extended vision of his true self, when he realizes that he is much more than at present he seems to be,________Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 140________________
When Buddha preached Maitri--the relationship of harmony--not only with human beings but with all creationRBVBMS_221(i) ts IMG 59-60. RBVBMS_221(ii) ts IMG 58-9. RBVBMS_221(iii) ts IMG 101. EMSF_038 ts IMG 100.VBQ, January 1926, under Notes and Comments [IMG in Bichitra archive].Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 96________________
When I had thrust the great world unnoticed behind the bars of my office habitRBVBMS_221(iii) ts IMG 11. EMSF_038 ts IMG 10.____Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 8________________
When I was a child, God also became a child with me to be my playmate.RBVBMS_062 IMG 32-3. RBVBMS_221(i) ts IMG 54-5. RBVBMS_221(ii) ts IMG 53-4. RBVBMS_221(iii) ts IMG 95. EMSF_038 ts IMG 94.V.B. Q, January 1926, under Notes and Comments [IMG in Bichitra archive].Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 90________purna, sentence beginning with 'shaishabe jakhan dhulaabaali niye…'____
When religion is in complete possession of the sect and is made smoothRBVBMS_221(i) ts IMG 37-8 'When religion is in complete possession of the sect and is smoothly levelled'. RBVBMS_221(ii) ts IMG 36-7. RBVBMS_221(iii) ts IMG 72-3. EMSF_038 ts IMG 71-2.VBQ, January 1926, under Notes and Comments [IMG in Bichitra archive].Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 70________________
When science collects facts to illustrate the struggle for existence that is going on in the animal kingdom________Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 130________________
When the artist sends his song forth from the depth of a full heart, that is joy indeed.________Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 173________________
When the man-made world is less an expression of man's creative soulRBVBMS_221(i) ts IMG 41-2. RBVBMS_221(ii) ts IMG 40-1. RBVBMS_221(iii) ts IMG 78. EMSF_038 ts IMG 77.____Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 74________________
When the ship's hold is full of water, then only does the buffetingRBVBMS_221(iii) ts IMG 67. EMSF_038 ts IMG 66.____Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 65________________
When we come to believe that we are in possession of our GodRBVBMS_062 IMG 20. RBVBMS_221(i) ts IMG 34-5. RBVBMS_221(ii) ts IMG 33-4. RBVBMS_221(iii) ts IMG 68. EMSF_038 ts IMG 67.VBQ, January 1926, under Notes and Comments [IMG in Bichitra archive].Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 66________________
When we try to approach life from the outside, it becomes impossibleRBVBMS_062 IMG 29-30. RBVBMS_221(i) ts IMG 50. RBVBMS_221(ii) ts IMG 49 [full text crossed out].VBN, February 1970, titled Thought Relics [IMG in Bichitra archive].____________________
Where the store of energy runs low, a cheap asceticism supervenes.________Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 114________________
With the truth of our expression we grow in truth.RBVBMS_221(i) ts IMG 42-3. RBVBMS_221(ii) ts IMG 41-2 [corrections indicate that this piece is to be added to the previous, i.e. IMG 40-1]. RBVBMS_221(iii) ts IMG 78 [above changes incorporated, this piece is typed as second paragraph of Thought Relicsno. 74 above].VBQ, January 1926, under Notes and Comments [IMG in Bichitra archive].Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 75________________
Woman and Home: Creative expressions attain their perfect form through emotions modulated.________Creative Unity (New York: Macmillan, 1922)________________
Woman: When male creatures indulge in their fighting propensity to kill one another Nature connives at itRBVBMS_058(i) 'Men, by their temperament are solitary' [fragment, possibly from this essay]____Personality (London: Macmillan, 1917)________________
Women's Place in the World: The planet which rules my life is a planet of contradictions.ts File: Lectures and Address [sic], No. 1, Serial No. 9, Rabindra Bhaban____1st pub Das, EW____________at the All India Women's Conference, Calcutta, 24 Dec. 1933-2 Jan. 1934
Yoga is for the union with the all, which is not the sum total of things, but the truth which dwells in them and beyond them.________Thought Relics (New York: Macmillan, 1921. Repr. With Stray Birds in 1924, rev. ed. Thoughts from Tagore (Macmillan, 1929). Relic 190________________
You remember in some remote period of history how India did send her messengers to China, carrying her call of self-emancipation.EMSF_031 IMG 10-13 [ms title: Maitri, note: 'Duplicate Uncorrected'].________________________

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