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Rabindranath Tagore

(1861 - 1941)

Living Or Dead?

A widow's love for her nephew is tested when her sister-in-law dies suddenly and she is left alone. She struggles with her identity and ultimately takes her own life to prove she is alive.

20 min read · Rating: PG-13 · Read story

Once there was a King

Once there was a king, but the modern reader is critical and asks for more details. A boy tries to avoid his tutor, and his mother allows him to skip lessons. He asks his grandmother for a story...

13 min read · Rating: PG · Read story

Raja and Rani

Bipin Kisore, a delicate young man with musical talent, joins Raja Chittaranjan's Amateur Theatre Party but faces neglect and mistreatment from the Rani and servants. Eventually, the Raja dismisses...

6 min read · Rating: PG · Read story

Subha

A girl named Subha, who is unable to speak, faces challenges and isolation in her life.

11 min read · Rating: PG · Read story

The Auspicious Vision

Kantichandra, a skilled hunter, encounters a beautiful village maiden while out shooting. He is captivated by her, but later realizes he has married a different girl. However, he discovers the true...

9 min read · Rating: PG-13 · Read story

The Babus Of Nayanjore

The story revolves around Kailas Babu, the last relic of a once extravagant and wealthy family, and his interactions with the narrator. The narrator, a self-made man, initially dislikes Kailas...

18 min read · Rating: PG · Read story

The Cabuliwallah

A father reminisces about his daughter's interactions with a Cabuliwallah, a fruit-seller from Kabul.

15 min read · Rating: PG · Read story

The Castaway

A couple discusses whether the wife should stay longer to recover from an illness, but their conversation is interrupted when a young boy is rescued from a boat accident during a storm.

20 min read · Rating: PG · Read story

The Child's Return

Raicharan, a servant, takes care of his master's child. But when a new mistress arrives, Raicharan's influence diminishes. He then forms a strong bond with Anukul's son, who he believes will become...

15 min read · Rating: PG · Read story

The Devotee

A writer retreats to a quiet village and encounters a devoted woman who worships him as her God.

23 min read · Rating: PG · Read story

The Home-Coming

Phatik and his friends plan to shift a log for fun, but his younger brother, Mākhan, sits on it and gets rolled over. Phatik's uncle takes him to Calcutta to educate him, but he feels homesick and...

12 min read · Rating: PG · Read story