Good to read Gitanjali. Better to explore it. Best to live its truth.

Before Gitanjali won him world-renown, Tagore was not even a triumphant poet in Bengal, much less a victorious one. Such were then the teeming clouds over the firmament of Bengal.

Tagore became the conqueror, The world became the possessor, In a golden moment of one and the same year — 1913.