Chitrangada has 7 ratings and 1 review. Prabhat said: Citrangada (paperback) byRabindranath Tagore is a dance drama poem. It is based on. Chitrangada, in the Mahabharat, is simply a princess of Manipur. But Rabindranath Tagore gave this ancient tale an amazon twist, perhaps. Title Chitrangada () Author1 Tagore, Rabindranath Author2 NULL Subject LANGUAGE. LINGUISTICS. LITERATURE Language bengali.

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Awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in “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. He also begins to ask Chitra questions about her past, wondering if she has anyone at home that is missing her.

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Thus Arjun loves Chitrangada for who she is, not what she rabindranqth to be. Bhanusimha Thakurer Padabali Gitanjali Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

A pleasantly surprised, Chitrangada, begs Madan to restore her to her original chitrangad, and Arjun loves her even more. She approaches Arjun thus, and Arjun falls for her. She is shown as strong, independent, confident and intelligent. The following day she tried to approach him and plead her case, but Arjuna turned her away due to his vows.

He is told that the village has been attacked by dacoits and there is no one to fight and protect them. They ask Chitra who she is and what is bothering her, to which she replies that she is the daughter of the king of Manipur and has been raised like a boy as her father had no male heir.


Chirangada compositions were chosen by two nations as national anthems: Answers are not simple. No trivia or quizzes yet. Hungry Stones Kabuliwala List of stories.

Manali marked it as to-read Jan 23, There are no discussion topics on this book yet. After much time has passed, Arjuna begins to grow restless and longs to hunt once again. Tagore has concieved her character stong character. Natir Puja film Kshudhita Pashan. But Rabindranath Tagore gave this ancient tale an amazon twist, perhaps influenced by folk narratives based on the Mahabharat.

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Chitrangada, gets release from a make believe life, retrieves her dignity and returns to her kingdom. He was barely Chitra explains that she had met the warrior hero Arjuna after seeing him in the forest while she was hunting for game. The Cult of the Charkha. The God of Love pacifies her misgivings and cajoles her to enjoy this phase of life as it a gift with a limited period.

Chitrangada by Rabindranath Tagore. Inspired by her persona, Rabindranath Tagore, the great Indian litterateur, poet and Nobel recipient, embellished the character of Chitrangada with the myriad emotions of a woman.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Julian—Gregorian uncertainty Articles with Project Gutenberg links. Her father has no sons and so he allows her to marry Arjun provided Arjun does not claim the children born of the union.

Arjuna replies that since she has always kept her true self a secret, he has never truly grown to love her as much as he could and that his love is “incomplete”.

She prays to Gods who bless her with beauty and grace for one year. Though it is true that she desires Arjun, but she desires him as an equal and without the trappings of beauty on lease. Moved by her pleas, the two gods give her not just one day but an entire year to spend with Arjuna. V Vamsi marked it as to-read Aug 12, Chitra remarks that she has no past and that she’s as transient as a drop of dew, which upsets Arjuna.


In the yearTagore gave a new dimension to the story of Chitrangada and set it in a dance drama, which turned out to be one of his most popular dance-drama.

Chitra is a one-act play written by Rabindranath Tagorefirst published in English in by the India Society of London. Books by Rabindranath Tagore. Then my friend, chitrangzda was trying to connect us, told me he had died.


Later the next day, Chitra admits to Madana and Vasanta that she had spurned Arjuna due to him falling for what she saw as a false image of herself. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. Soumi Banerjee rated it it ranindranath amazing Feb 22, Early life Middle years Political views.

She undergoes an upheaval of emotions. During the 12 year exile period of Pandavas, Arjun leaves rabindranatth rest of the family and completes his tapasya and is gifted with arms by Gods. And Rituparno provoked many such thoughts.

To ask other readers questions about Chitrangadaplease sign up. Chitra begs with the two gods to give her a day of perfect beauty so she can win over Arjuna and have just one night of love with him. Incidentally, one day Arjuna sees villagers fleeing and asks them rabindranat reason for the panic.