One of the greatest writers in modern India, Rabindranath Tagore became the first Indian to be awarded the Nobel Prize, which he received for his outstanding contribution to Literature.
Known for his elegant prose and magical poetry, Gitanjali captures the essence of Tagore's poetic spirit.
The poetry of Tagore is soothing to the spirit of the person who reads it. These poems look at the deepest and the most spiritual aspects of life with a simplicity and grace that touch your soul. They encourage you to look at the world around, in a fresh light, and experience the beauty of creation.
Gitanjali is amongst the best known literature from India and is a part of India's rich cultural heritage.
"These prose translations from Rabindranath Tagore have stirred my blood as nothing has for years... these lyrics display in their thought a world I have dreamed of all my life long." -W.B. Yeats