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বুঝি না, বুঝতে পারি না, চাইও না/We do not understand, we are incapable of comprehending and we do not wish to either: http://www.anandabazar.com/editorial/bengalis-do-not-want-to-understand-rabindranath-never-understood-him-1.151521#

Originally posted on animikhRabindranath:
Regardless of whether Bengalis read Rabindranath Tagore’s work with attention or not, lately curiosity in Rabindranath as a person has flared up. This eagerness has recently found a new focus. This is what might be described…

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You and me

You and me, So whisper quiet, petal soft That only we could hear it, one from the other.

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Correspondence between Surajit Sinha, V.C Visva Bharati and Edith Geheeb

Originally posted on animikhRabindranath:
This post comes courtesy of my dear Facebook friend Sukanya Sinha. Her father Surajit Sinha was the Vice Chancellor of Visva Bharati University between 1975 and 1980. In Sukanya’s words: “While rummaging through old papers I…

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176 Years Of Bourne & Shepherd

This gallery contains 8 photos.

Originally posted on stuartshieldgardendesign:
Bourne & Shepherd was an Indian photographic studio and one of the oldest established photographic businesses in the world.  Established in 1863, at its peak, it was the most successful commercial firm in 19th-and early 20th-century…

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Upcoming book of Tagore translations.

Originally posted on animikhRabindranath:
I am rather happy to announce that a new book of my translations of Tagore, the fourth one so far, is being published soon. The publishers are Vitasta of Delhi. The book is titled Reliving Tagore,…

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Zarina Hashmi@ Sakshi Gallery

Originally posted on urduwallahs:
Zarina Hashmi (born 1937) is an indian artist who produces work in a number of forms, primarily using paper. Her work spans drawing, printmaking, papermaking, sculpture, and drawing. It is abstract and minimal and explores the concept of…

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A Blind Date With A Book

Originally posted on Literary Gitane:
Have you ever been on a blind date with a book? I recently went on my first one thanks to an event my library had organized for Valentine’s Day. Many libraries and bookstores are playing…

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