Vol. 4, Issue 5 (2019)
Rabindra Nath Tagore: An eminent thinker educationist
Author(s): Dr. Ram Dhan Bharati
Abstract: Indian history is the richest of eminent personalities. One of the best Rabindranath Tagore was an eminent thinker of the eastern culture. Who pinned his faith as idealism, humanism, naturalism, and perfectionism. He was incorporeal in his idealist philosophy and the fundamental ideas of the Vedas and upnishad has. Tagore believed that during education child should enjoy freedom. Hence, like Rousseau, Tagore also upheld Nature as the most effective and powerful teacher for a child. Tagore has himself written “Next to Nature the child should be brought into touch with the stream of social behaviors” and he also advocated, “Education is highest which not only imparts information and knowledge to us, but also promotes love, and fellow – being between us and all the living beings. Tagore was not only creative but also a superb representative of his country-India- the man who wrote its National ANTHEM –his life and works go far beyond his country. He is truly a man of the Earth, product of the best for both traditional India, and modern Western cultures. The school of wisdom is proud to have for his meaningful work, world culture and contribution in the field of Education.