Nobel Prize for Literature, 1913
Satyajit Ray documentary on
Ram Mohan Roy
contemporary rendition of
contemporary Tribute to
The song that I came to sing remains unsung to this day.
I have spent my days in stringing and in unstringing my
The time has not come
true, the words have not been rightly set;
only there is the agony of wishing in my heart.
The blossom has not opened; only the wind is sighing by.
I have not seen his face, nor have I listened to his voice;
only I have heard his gentle footsteps from the road before
The livelong day has
passed in spreading his seat on the floor;
but the lamp has not been lit and I cannot ask him into my
I live in the hope of
meeting with him; but this meeting is not yet.
Rabindranath Tagore with Rani Mahalanbis, wife of P. C. Mahalanobis to his left
and daughter-in-law Pratima to his right