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Gurude Tagore - an important link between India and Slovenia

Posted on: August 07, 2020 | Back | Print

Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore (7th May 1861 to 7th August 1941) - a multi-faceted genius and an icon – made important and pioneering contributions to different facets of Indian Culture and literature. He also inspired strong spiritual values, diversity and tolerance. Gurudev Tagore became the first Asian to be awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature for his collection of Poem, “Gitanjali” in the year 1913.

Gurude Tagore is an important link between India and Slovenia. Many of his books, including Gitanjali, have been translated into Slovene language. Some of them are:

  • Ptice selivke: Stray Birds
  • Gitandžali: Gitanjali
  • Vrtnar: The Gardener
  • Gora : Mountain
  • Izbrane zgodbe: Selected Short Stories
  • Lačni kamni: Hungry Stones
  • Dom in svet : The Home and the world

The city of Maribor hosts a bust of  Rabindranath Tagore, unveiled  in November 2011, as part of celebrations of his 150th birth anniversary.

Tribute to the champion of humanity on his death anniversary!!