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Book Review: Sriniketan- A Centenary Account

This is a centenary history of the Institute of Rural Reconstruction which Rabindranath Tagore later named Sriniketan (originally known by the name Surul, a village in which the campus was located). In 1922, Leonard Knight Elmhirst went up from Santiniketan to Surul at Rabindranath’s request to initiate the actual work of the newly founded Institute of Rural Reconstruction.

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Rabindra jayanti celebration in the US
Lifestyle & Gastronomique

Mumma’s Bindis (VII): Ohinonaad’s Shushi

Urja and Ujaan both know Mumma has only one God in her life. Unlike the other Gods that their aunts pray to on special occasions, Mumma’s God (Thakur in Bengali) has a long beard and wavy hair and looks very handsome in a greyish white robe.

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manihara
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Mysteries of Manihara

After several nights of waiting, Manimalika’s ghost, a bejeweled skeleton, showed herself and signaled him to follow her to the riverbank.

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Tagore in Urbana Illinois
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Tagore in Urbana Illinois

According to Hurwitz, several faculty members and students from the University of Illinois received Rabindranath, Rathindranath, and Pratima Tagore upon their arrival; there were at least two former students of Santiniketan who were pursuing graduate studies in Illinois at that time.

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