Maharshi Debendranath


Nationalism and his Idea of India

There were various stages in the development of Rabindranath’s humanism.  His deepening experience in relating to man and nature gave him his two most persistent drives in life: to bring joy and creativity and alternative values for a sustainable future to urban education, and to bring scientific education and self-reliance to the rural people. It was in Santiniketan in rural southern Bengal that he first began to integrate those strands. Read more