Category Archives: Tagore

Gandhi and Tagore

Gandhi called Rabindranath Tagore ‘Gurudev’. There was much in common between the two and much of a difference, too. They held each other in mutual respect, in spite of differences in viewpoint. Both looked upon humanity with love and held a Vision of a better world, but their approaches differed: Gandhi was an activist, Tagore, the imaginative poet, a visionary.

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Tagore’s Idea of Education

Tagore had a philosophy of life, and his theory of education was accordingly shaped. Generally, education is dominated by the ideal of attaining technical efficiency in order to get on in life. Such an education is incomplete according to Tagore. Tagore regarded education as the basis of the true, the complete life. Perfect knowledge is the basis of all true

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