Rabindranath Tagore: An Indian First Nobel Prize Winner


Rabindranath Tagore is the most eminent personality of India who was one among them who got Nobel Prize in literature from Asia. He was the most talented and versatile person who was also a philosopher, poet, dramatist, painter, educationist and a composer. He found something lack in the conventional education system so he established Shanti Niketan an entirely new kind education institute.
He had vast talent in painting and played a great role in modernizing the Bengali Art. He portrayed Jallianwala Bagh Massacre and to pay his deep gratitude for freedom,
He Brings backed him a special title got by British.
Rabindranath Tagore got the honour of prominent Nobel Prize for his poetic work, Gitanjali. Preferably, he was the first non-European to win this acclaimed Honor. In choosing him for this honor, the Nobel committee stated, “because of his profoundly sensitive, fresh and beautiful verse, by which, with consummate skill, he has made his poetic thought, expressed in his own English words, a part of the literature of the West”
Establishment of Viswa Bharti: 
In 1921, Tagore established the Viswa Bharati University at Santiniketan. This institute challenged the conventional methods of classroom instruction and took education manifold steps beyond the traditional standards. Stating his motive behind this great finding, Tagore stated, “Humanity must be studied somewhere beyond the limits of nation and geography.”
Primarily Viswa Bharati was set up under trees in open field. All the cash he got from the Nobel Prize was dedicated to finding this University. He also gathered money all over the world.
His composed anthems:
Today, three nations have honored Rabindranath Tagore by making his poems their national anthems. The world famed national anthem of India namely “Jana Gana Mana Adhi Nayaka” is known to all. In addition, the Bangladesh National Anthem worded “Amar Sona Banlga” was composed by Tagore.
Over and above, the national anthem of Sri Lanka is fully based on a song composed by Tagore in Bengali, which was translated in Sinhalese and adopted as the national anthem in 1951.
His Relationship with Gandhiji and Einstein:
Tagore and Gandhi had a great love and reverence for each other. In fact, it was Tagore who conferred the title ‘Mahatma’ on the father of the nation. However, in several issues, Tagore greatly differed from Gandhi. Tagore and Einstein met four times between 1930 and 1931. They revered each other moved by their mutual curiosity to grasp other’s contributions, their search for truth and love for music.
In describing Einstein, Tagore wrote, “There was nothing stiff about him – there was no intellectual aloofness. He seemed to be a man who valued the human relationship and he showed toward me a real interest and understanding.”