Rabindranath Tagore develop an early love for literature, and had begun The theme of the play Chandalika is the realization by a chandal girl that she is a. Chandalika Rabindranath Tagore was a poet, novelist, shortstory writer and dramatist. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in Tagore’s interest. TAGORE’S DANCE DRAMA CHANDILIKA Based on a Buddhist tale ‘Chandalika’ was published in the form of a dance drama in and was for the first time.

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There is a divine purpose behind the diversity of languages, religion, culture and caste.

In a battle of magical chants and spiritual power, Prakriti comes to a realization that love can never be forced or possessed. Log In Sign Up. Help Center Find new research papers in: It is not a self-developed or god given concept.

But the fact is that pollution lies in the work done by them and not in their existence. Instead of that she might have been from poor girl. Its origin seems to be from religious dancing.

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His non — conformism was more radical and consistent that made him a fearless critic of social practices and religious beliefs such as denunciation of caste system, the world denying streak of ascetics, the role of priest, etc.


If you think that’s too much to do Man it sure is good to have a summary of everything you provide fit in my head before giving an exam She is a rebel who questions societal norms that relegated her to an existence of a lesser being, an untouchable. The Tagors Pact between Gandhi and Ambedkar had changed nothing on the ground. Only in the penultimate scene does she realize her guilt at making a person suffer against his wishes.

Back then, untouchability was inseparably linked with the birth. So we have to accept it until some trendsetters appear. Tagore is considered as an important person in Bengali theatre and Bengali dramatic literature. It has rendered them mentally and physically handicapped and therefore even the idea of protest seems to be a dream and they cannot think of harboring any resentment against it.


She got a strong means to fight with the giant casteism in the monk. Chandalika is based on a Buddhist legend. The Tagore family was a leading follower of Brahma Samaj, a new religious sector in the 19th century. Society is a grinding machine. During the s, Tagore was concerned with abnormal caste consciousness, both in Chancalika and in India as a whole. This small incident sparks a new self-realization in Prakriti. She is revolutionalized by a pious monk by fueling her ambitions and aspirations.

Tagore wrote this play when the caste system was in its peak position.

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Reason and judgment should be the basis of religious ideology. Mousham Dhakal July 7, at 6: Bharata ascribed a divine origin to drama and considered it as the fifth Veda. Rabindranath Tagore, the winner of nobel prize for literature, is the first great Indian writer whose creative endeavors — poetry, prose, drama — present a superb Triveni of Philosophy, Mysticism, and Humanism.

According to the story Ananda, the famous disciple of the Buddha, approaches towards a well to ask for water from a Chandalini, a young untouchable girl. This means a lot! She got immoral and selfish for achieving the unachievable.

Such readings of us however obliterate the most social concerns of chandaoika play like casteism and sexuality which make the play more as a social document than a mere stage show of entertainment and aesthetics.

The narrative of Chandalika is an evidence of the subaltern protest against Brahmanical hegemony and it explores possible ways of redemption.

Remember me on this computer. Prithibir shob dhormo bebshairai ek Chandalika realizes her true identity: Maya internalizes and consents to her subordination as ordained. As you will graduate through this BBA before you know what hit you