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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Gitanjali Song OfferingsGora Fair-Facedand Ghare-Baire The Home chitfangada the World are his best-known works, and his verse, short stories, and novels were acclaimed—or panned—for their lyricism, colloquialism, naturalism, and unnatural contemplation. He is told that the village has been attacked by dacoits and there is no one to fight and protect them.

As days pass by she is suffocated under the burden of borrowed beauty. Chitra finds that rather than make her happy, hearing this makes her extremely unhappy since he is not falling for her true self and tells him not to offer his heart to fhitrangada illusion.

Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. During the 12 year exile period of Pandavas, Arjun leaves the rest of the family and completes his tapasya and is gifted with arms by Gods.

She realizes that there is more to her personality than just being a warrior.

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She is impressed and enamoured by his looks. No trivia or quizzes yet. Rest in peace, my friend. 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.

Return to Book Page. To this observation, Arjuna says that had she been there he would have fought the marauders along with the warrior princess. However around the same time Arjuna hears tales of the warrior Princess Chitra and rzbindranath to wonder what she might be like.


But that film will never happen. The following day she tried to approach him and plead her case, but Arjuna turned her away due to chitrangaa vows.

Arjuna declines, saying that some villagers have informed him that Manipur is under attack. Madana Villagers Arjuna Chitra Vasanta. Chitrangada by Rabindranath Tagore.

KhepiAri rated it liked it Sep 13, Bhanusimha Thakurer Padabali Gitanjali This page was last edited on 21 Augustat Preview — Chitrangada by Rabindranath Tagore. The two gods scold her as they had only given her what she had asked of them. Chitrangaada Vamsi marked it as to-read Aug 12, Chirrangada 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.

Books by Rabindranath Tagore. He raises this daughter as a man, a warrior, and during a hunt she captures the handsome Arjun, who is on a twelve-year exile from his own land. Awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in “because of his profoundly sensitive, fresh chirtangada beautiful verse, by which, rabindraath consummate skill, he has made his poetic thought, expressed in his own English words, a part of the literature of the West.

Chitra remarks that she has rabindranat past and that she’s as transient as a drop of dew, which upsets Arjuna. Never having told him her name, Chitra assures Arjuna that he would never have noticed Chitra if he had passed by her and tries to coax him into bed. The Religion of Man. 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.

Nov 14, Prabhat rabindanath it it was amazing Shelves: Her father has no sons and so he allows her to marry Arjun provided Arjun does not claim the children born of the union. Chitra does so, but throughout their year together she assumes that Arjuna will not love her once the year is up. Timeline List of works. As the initial wave of love subsides, Chitrangada as well as Arjuna start to introspect.


His novels, stories, songs, dance-dramas, and essays spoke to topics political and personal. Aishu Rehman marked it as to-read Mar 14, It is based on the theme of Mahabharata.

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. 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”. Arjuna’s mind is occupied with thoughts of the princess, to which Chitra bitterly asks if he would love her more if she were like the Princess Chitra he admires.

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Arjuna comes to meet Chitrangada in her court and seeks her hand in marriage. He was barely With the year approaching its end, Chitra asks that the two gods make her last night her most beautiful, which they do. Soumi Banerjee rated it it was amazing Feb 22, Arjuna is besotted by her beauty and consequently breaks his vow of celibacy.


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