The Heart of God: Prayers of Rabindranath Tagore

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Awarded the Noble Prize for Literature in 1913, Rabindranath Tagore (1861— 1941) is considered the most important poet of modern-day India. He was also a distinguished author, educator, social reformer, and philosopher. Today, Tagore along with Mahatma Gandhi are prized as the foremost intellectual and spiritual advocates of India's liberation from imperial rule.

This inspiring collection of Tagore's poetry represent his "simple prayers of common life." Each of the seventy-seven...

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Overview

Awarded the Noble Prize for Literature in 1913, Rabindranath Tagore (1861— 1941) is considered the most important poet of modern-day India. He was also a distinguished author, educator, social reformer, and philosopher. Today, Tagore along with Mahatma Gandhi are prized as the foremost intellectual and spiritual advocates of India's liberation from imperial rule.

This inspiring collection of Tagore's poetry represent his "simple prayers of common life." Each of the seventy-seven prayers is an eloquent affirmation of the divine in the face of both joy and sorrow. Like the Psalms of David, they transcend time and speak directly to the human heart.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780804835763
  • Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
  • Publication date: 6/15/2004
  • Edition description: Original
  • Pages: 112
  • Sales rank: 1,370,525
  • Product dimensions: 5.00 (w) x 7.00 (h) x 0.20 (d)

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Reverend Herbert F. Vetter, D.D. is the retired Minister at Large of The First Parish in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Chaplain to Harvard University, and the founding director of the national radio and television broadcasts of the Cambridge Forum. He is also the editor of Speak Out: Against the New Right (Beacon Press, 1982).

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Table of Contents

Foreword
Introduction
Accept Me 1
A Question to God 2
Are You Abroad? 4
Why? 5
Trees 6
My Greetings 7
Face to Face? 8
Death 9
Hold My Hand 10
Deliverance 11
This Is My Prayer 12
The Poorest 13
Time to Sit Quietly 14
The Rebel 15
The Least Grain of Corn 16
My Friend 18
My Polar Star 19
Wisdom 20
Your Presence 21
Treasures 22
Not Altogether Lost 23
My Voyage 24
Your Name 25
You Are There 26
Beyond Despair 28
My Song 30
Salutation 31
The Solitary Wayfarer 32
Sleep 33
Mother Earth 34
Abounding Joy 36
Worker of the Universe 37
My Last Song 38
The Grasp of Your Hand 39
Let My Song Be Simple 40
My All 41
My Country 42
My Last Word 43
Your Love 44
Life of My Life 45
Light 46
The Fullness of Peace 48
Obstinate Are the Shackles 49
Lost Time 50
The Infinity of Your Love 51
I Want You, Only You 52
Rain 53
Darkness and Light 54
The Stream of Life 55
Strike at the Root 56
Thanksgiving 57
Take, O Take 59
Time 60
Tears of the Earth 61
What Divine Drink 62
The Music of Love 63
No Night of Ease 64
O World 65
Playtime 66
When the Heart Is Hard 67
Singing 68
When You Save Me 69
Let My Country Awake 70
Nothing But Your Love 72
The Sky and the Nest 73
Now in the Evening 74
Gifts 76
You Have Made Me Endless 77
Friends Whom I Knew Not 78
You Hide Yourself 79
Freed at Last! 80
Eternal Traveler 82
Worship 83
The Perfect Union 84
Your Light, My Light 85
Your Sunbeams 86
Yours 87
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