Today I bring you a reading of Nobel Laureate Rabindranath Tagore’s famous poem ‘Where The Mind is Without Fear.’ It is part of his collection of poetry called Gitanjali (Song Offerings). The words are simple yet impactful, the message highly relevant in these times.
Where the mind is without fear and the head is held high;
Where knowledge is free;
Where the world has not been broken up into fragments
By narrow domestic walls;
Where words come out from the depth of truth;
Where tireless striving stretches its arms towards perfection;
Where the clear stream of reason has not lost its way
Into the dreary desert sand of dead habit;
Where the mind is led forward by thee
Into ever-widening thought and action-
Into that heaven of freedom, my Father, let my country awake.
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Listen to my previous reading of Shakespeare’s “If Music Be The Food Of Love”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iHQDn0BtO6Y
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