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গহন কুসুমকুঞ্জ‐মাঝে

গহন কুসুমকুঞ্জ‐মাঝে   মৃদুল মধুর বংশি বাজে,বিসরি ত্রাস লোকলাজে   সজনি, আও আও লো॥পিনহ চারু নীল বাস,   হৃদয়ে প্রণয়কুসুমরাশ,হরিণনেত্রে বিমল হাস,   কুঞ্জবনমে আও লো॥ঢালে কুসুম সুরভভার,   ঢালে বিহগসুরবসার,ঢালে ইন্দু অমৃতধার   বিমল রজতভাতি রে।মন্দ মন্দ ভৃঙ্গ গুঞ্জে,   অযুত কুসুম কুঞ্জে কুঞ্জেফুটল সজনি, পুঞ্জে পুঞ্জে   বকুল যূথি জাতি রে॥দেখ, লো সখি, শ্যামরায়   নয়নে প্রেম উথল যায়—মধুর বদন অমৃত সদন   … Read more

How to Reach

Santiniketan is situated at a distance of around 212 km from Kolkata by road. Reaching Santiniketan is not so difficult. One can reach here by road, rail or air. Air: The nearest airport is Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport (Kolkata Airport). From here, Santiniketan is connected by road and rail. Rail: Bolpur-Santiniketan is the … Read more

Gitanjali

The Gitanjali or `Song Offerings’ by Rabindranath Tagore (1861–1941), Nobel prize for literature 1913, with an introduction by William B. Yeats (1865–1939), Nobel prize for literature 1923. First published in 1913. This work is in public domain according to the Berne convention since January 1st 1992. RABINDRANATH TAGORE GITANJALI Song OfferingsA collection of prose translationsmade … Read more

Location

Santiniketan is a small town near Bolpur in the Birbhum District of West Bengal and about 212 kilometers north of Kolkata. It is 3 kilometers away from Bolpur Railway Station. Santiniketan is situated at an elevation of 200 feet above sea level, giving it a slight bulge in an otherwise flat landscape. The ground slopes … Read more

How to Reach

Santiniketan is situated at a distance of around 212 km from Kolkata by road. Reaching Santiniketan is not so difficult. One can reach here by road, rail, or air. Air: The nearest airport is Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport (Kolkata Airport). From here, Santiniketan is connected by road and rail. Rail: Bolpur-Santiniketan is the … Read more

Sightseeing

Uttarayan Complex : It is situated in the north of Santiniketan Ashram. This complex boasts of five abode of immense historical significance as Rabindranath spent his later part of life here. He started living at Uttarayan from 1919. Konarak was the first brick house at Uttarayan and thereafter Udayan, Shyamali, Punachha & Udichi were built … Read more

When to Visit

The climate in Santiniketan consists of both hot and cold seasons. The maximum temperature during summers (March to May) reaches a soaring 42°C or above and the climate is dry. The minimum temperature during winters in December to February can go down to about 9°C. Average rainfalls are observed during monsoons in June to September. … Read more

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