Rabindranath Tagore. Gitanjali, Srimadbhagavadgita, Reading, Indian philosophy, Rabindrabhabnai Srimadbhagavadgita


In Rabindranath Tagore's family, the Upanishads and Bhagavadgita were influential in forming their religion and life philosophy. Tagore's worldview revolves around the human being, their potential, and how it might be realised. Philosophical anthropology deals with these issues. Tagore's conception of the world is both creative and evolutionary. He applies scientific models while attributing evolution to God's powers. Tagore's God is a monotheistic personal God, and brahman is existence, consciousness, bliss, supreme reality, and All. Many of his writings contain references to the Bhagavadgita's central themes, conveying profound messages. Gitanjali was one of his influential writings, and it was awarded the Nobel Prize in literature. A compilation of religious songs that speak of God and the human soul, God and nature, and the relationship between nature and the human soul. The poem stands on its own and is influenced by ideas from the Upanishadic school of thought. This poem emphasises the universal reality that human life is God's most precious gift to the man on this planet and that man's duty on this planet is to make good use of that gift to the greatest extent possible. The poet longs for the merger of the celestial bodies.

This article aims to examine how Tagore's writings are affected by Sanatan Dharmic literature such as the Upanishads and the Bhagavadgita, as well as other religious texts. At the same time, Nityananda Chakravorty wrote a book titled Rabindrabhabnai Srimadbhagavadgita, which he used as a springboard for reflection. Jonantik, a publishing house based in Dhaka, Bangladesh, is responsible for the publication.

The main focus of this study is based on a review of the book and the discovery of linkages between the Gitanjali and the Bhagavadgita and other sources. Given that this is the first review of the book, it has high originality.

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