Where The Mind Is Without Fear

Where The Mind Is Without Fear

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.

by Rabindranath Tagore

Author: nehal

Physician by profession, I like to spend my spare time reading literature and philosophy, getting to know different cultures and exploring various forms of creative expressions,..paintings,music, photography, cinema, theatre, sculpture and of course poetry. I usually write in my mother tongue Gujarati and sometimes in Hindi and English. Nehal’s world is at the crossroads of my inner and outer worlds, hope you like the journey…

2 thoughts on “Where The Mind Is Without Fear”

  1. Very nice poetry…This was ‘shala geet’ of my first school…translated very nicely in Gujarati…Chittne jyan bhay na hoy..unnat shir rahe…one of our sir had studied in Shanti niketan..under his influence my school had few classes open to sky… Nice cradt & drawing periods & top of all music & dance periods… Nehal thanks for uploading this wonderful poetry…close to my heart..thanks for taking me back to my wonderful school days

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