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Song of Rabindranath Tagore
English translation of Tagore song bidhi dagar akhi; please find it below.
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Rabindra Sangeet Chinta
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If God has given those beautiful large eyes Will they not turn towards me? The two matchless lotus-like feet For what reason do they touch the earth On the dust their grace is worthless – Won’t they then stop my way? Losing the course in your voice God tipped nectar liberally If I keep that pleasant face within my hearing Like the slow soft hum of the bees If you just utter the two words “my love” or “beloved” Not a drop of that nectar will be lost The great river ceaselessly dances in laughter The eyes fill with ambrosia Why did God give such sweetness if it doesn’t quench my small thirst? - Translated by Ratna De
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