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. Vasanta advises Chitra to go to Arjuna and spend the year with him and that at the year’s end Arjuna will be able to embrace the true Chitra once the spell of perfect beauty is gone.

The two gods scold her as they had only given her what she had asked of them.

Chitrangada ( 1905)

Chitra begs with the two gods to give her a day of perfect beauty so she rabindranaht win over Arjuna and have just one night of love with him. She is a great warrior and hero despite being born as a woman, but has never had the chance to truly live as a woman or learn how to use “feminine wiles”.


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Ram Kumar marked it as to-read Dec 06, Paintings of Rabindranath Tagore exhibition book Rabindra Chitravali book. In Mahabharata, she is brings up has son as a single parent. Refresh and try again. By the end of the year, she reveals her real self to Rabindranatg. Want tagoer Read Currently Reading Read. 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.

To this observation, Arjuna says that had she been there he would have fought the marauders along with the warrior princess.

A transformed beautiful Chitrangada by design starts living chitrangaea the forest temple close to the place where Arjuna meditated and charms him. The Religion of Man. The Cult of the Charkha.

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As the initial wave of love subsides, Chitrangada as well as Arjuna start to introspect. Madana Villagers Arjuna Chitra Vasanta. Thanks for telling us about the problem. They agree and later meet her father, the King who accepts the proposal on condition that their child will remain in Manipur only. And Rituparno provoked many such thoughts. Nov 14, Prabhat rated it it was amazing Shelves: The following day she tried to approach him and plead her case, but Arjuna turned her away due to his vows.


Anisur Rh marked it as to-read Oct 27, With the year approaching its end, Chitra asks that the two gods make her last night her most beautiful, which they do. She undergoes an upheaval of emotions. Storyline of Chitrangada as presented in the dance drama.

Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. Her father has no sons and so he allows her to marry Arjun provided Arjun does not claim the children born of the union. As days pass by she is suffocated under the burden of borrowed beauty. Citrangada paperback byRabindranath Tagore is a dance drama poem.

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Arjuna is besotted by her beauty and consequently breaks his vow of celibacy. His novels, stories, songs, dance-dramas, and essays spoke to topics political and personal. Answers are not simple. Bhanusimha Thakurer Padabali Gitanjali No trivia or quizzes yet.