Bauls and poush mela at shantiniketan, bengal – a photo essay posted on february 2, 2013 by bigfootadventures • posted in india , offbeat journeys , photo essays , traveller's notes • tagged fairs , folk music traditions , hindu tantra , indian countryside , village artisans , village melas • 1 comment. Tagore’s shantiniketan and village life in bengal posted on february 1, 2013 by bigfootadventures • posted in india , offbeat journeys , photo essays , travel inspirations • tagged bengal , rabindranathtagore , village artisans • 1 comment. Santiniketan was to be a quite rural environment surrounded by nature far away from the busy city life he wanted to establish not only an intimidate community of teachers and students as embodied in the age old indian tradition of gurukul but he wanted something much more in order to create an environment which would open up students mind to a. Santiniketan – abode of rabindranath tagore the distinguished town of shantiniketan is world renowned shantiniketan was founded by maharishi debendranath tagore, the illustrious father of the noble laureate and poet of india, rabindranath tagorelocated in the bolpur district of west bengal, the town was converted by rabindranath tagore into an abode of progressive learning.
In between my first and second visits to the image-makers of kumartuli, i spent some time in shantiniketan it’s a small, quiet (compared to kolkata) town about three hours by train from kolkata, and it has become something of a second home destination for people wishing to take a break from the faster pace of the city. Rabindranath tagore’s school at shantiniketan rabindranath tagore (1861–1941), poet, short story writer, playwright and novelist, is regarded as one of the greatest of modern indian writers, winning the nobel prize for literature in 1913. Santiniketan official website also known as shantiniketan get to know more about santiniketan india. About the shantiniketan is a small town - shantiniketan is a small town near bolpur in the birbhum district of west bengal and about 212 kms north of kolkata it is famous due to nobel laureate rabin.
Shantiniketan is a small town near bolpur in the birbhum district of west bengal, india it was made famous by nobel laureate rabindranath tagore. Kolkata is india’s second largest city and is among one of the four metropolitan cities of india it is the state capital of west bengal kolkata was earlier known as calcutta it is a city made by the british empire it was the capital of british india from 1773 to 1911 kolkata is also nick.
Shantiniketan is a tourist attraction also because rabindranath lived here and penned many of his literary classics (namely tagore songs, poems, novels etc) and his home is a place of historical importance.
Santiniketan – abode of rabindranath tagore the distinguished town of shantiniketan is world renowned shantiniketan was founded by maharishi debendranath tagore, the illustrious father of the noble laureate and poet of india, rabindranath tagore. Based on a unique blend of art, human values and cultural interchange, santiniketan is arguably tagore's greatest work and a legacy india has to live up to.
Shantiniketan has become a major tourist spot because of its association with rabindranath tagore, one of india's and bengal’s greatest figures of course, the natural charm of santiniketan is a major draw in itself. Shantiniketan is a small town near bolpur in the birbhum district of west bengal and about 212 kms north of kolkata it is famous due to nobel laureate rabindranath tagore, whose vision became what is now a university town - visva-bharati university. About us shantiniketan vidyalaya is a co-educational cbse english medium, residential school the school has been established to impart quality education and to develop a comprehensive personality in the children.