Rabindranath Tagore Chokher Bali has ratings and 17 reviews. I am spellbound by the portrayal of women’s emotions in the book, so if I had to judge the. More lists with this book. .. But I opted to read the English translation instead ( took the high road). .. Chokher Bali is the most realistic book I have ever read. Where can I find a link/website to download books / works by Rabindranath Rabindranath Tagore novel Chokher Bali in PDF, either in Hindi or English?.

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A fascinating portrayal by Rabindranath Tagore. The story revolves around the four titular characters: The Crescent Moon and Other Stories.

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Rabindranath Tagore led the opening program of the School of Wisdom inand participated in several of its programs thereafter.

Being a person of perfect qualities and beauty, it was not wrong for her to think- Mahendra deserved her and not the simpleton Asha. Let me clarify that rating: Chokher Bali is a tale of sisterhood, friendship, a love that consumes and burns one and others in it’s path, it’s a tale of people who have the endurance to go through it all and build bridges in bookk fire. The story was beautiful and the ending tragic.

Rabindranath Tagore Chokher Bali

Mahendra, the spoilt endearing son of a widowed mother who is over-affectionate over him. My most precious read about Indian culture and heritage by the famous poet and writer Rabindranath Tagore.

This book kept me hooked – it’s beautifully written; the content’s amazing; the story’s interesting, plausible and unpredictable; the characters are well developed and very relatable.

I was kinda disappointed with the translation and I feel that no translation can do justice to Tagore’s prose unless he does it himself. I can write pages about Binodini’s character. The language of the translator, I felt, was too simplistic and stilted in places.


Oct 08, Aashima Khurana rated it it was amazing. Rabindranath Tagore’s Selected Stories. Embark on the Inner Journey. Autobiography of a Yogi. Sri Ramakrishna-Life and Teachings. Xavier’s Jesuit school, but found the conventional system of education uncongenial.

With an OverDrive account, you can save your favorite libraries for at-a-glance information about availability. Also the fact that this was written in or so, it felt a bit dated at times. His unchaste exhibition isn’t so antagonising as are his strong prejudices against his best friend and unrestricted feelings of superiority to women.

Kinda goes against laws of self-love and self-respect. And it does not disappoint.

The Post Office, Rabindranath Tagore. She is smart, cunning, well-spoken and multi-talented.

In a somewhat underwhelming end to the story, he takes the reader to the ghat town of Kashi, on the banks of the holy river Ganges, where Bali makes one last chkkher to salvage englksh pride by marrying Behari but aborts after securing a promise from him, leaving behind a letter of regret, informing of her departure for the ‘New Country’, alluding to the impending partition of the country.

Give me something that can last me till I die. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Maybe some of the situations of the book do not apply to the way we look at life, or our custo This is a beautifully written book and extremely interesting on the human level. The Crescent Moon Illustrated Edition. Ultimately, they are discovered and Bali is exiled to her village amid much scandal and bad blood, and Asha in her grief goes on a pilgrimage to the holy city of Kashi.

The Hungry Stones and Other Stories. Almost all of his work prior to that time had been written in his native tongue of Bengali. Nov 15, Rishav Agarwal rated it liked it. Gitanjali Song OfferingsGora Fair-Facedand Ghare-Baire The Home and the World are his best-known works, and his verse, short stories, and novels were acclaimed—or panned—for their lyricism, colloquialism, naturalism, and unnatural contemplation.


In the love triangle that ensues, Behari who claims to have taken an oath of bachelorhood in return for Independence of the country, in spite of temptation, gracefully wards off the playful advances of Bali. After Gora,the best novel of Tagore is Choker Bali. The treatment accorded to widows was deplorable but the moralist will ask whether misfortune ebglish one to betray the trust of a friend by taking up with her husband out of sexual depravity even if he wants it as much as you do.

Sentences end abruptly and the dialogues are rather blunt. Goodreads helps you keep track boik books you want to read. Chokher Bali has all the ingredients necessary to make a gripping drama – love and hate, loyalty and deceit, downfall and redemption. Contrary to him, is the ever sacrificing Behari whom I hated a bit for just simply giving up everything for the very people who took advantage of him.

Still, loved it and will try more stories from this author in future. Sep 01, Nilkantha Pal rated it it was amazing. How wnglish write a great review Do Say what you liked best and least Describe the author’s style Explain the rating you gave Don’t Use rude and profane language Include any personal information Mention spoilers or the book’s price Recap the plot.

The Lover of God. In the midst of all this we are presented with the story of a widow who still has desire in her heart. He fooled the public with his mumbo-jumbo.