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‘Heaven of freedom’ in Where the Mind is Without Fear
Rabindranath Tagore reshaped Bengali literature and music and was the first Asian to be awarded with the Nobel Prize for Gitanjali, in He has written multiple novels, poems, short stories, travelogues, dramas and thousands of songs. His writings are influenced by both Indian and Western traditions. Where the Mind is Without Fear is one of his famous poems. It was originally composed in Bengali, under the title Prarthana, meaning prayer.
Answer : The poet is speaking to God.
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This poem shows his love for his country. As expressed in the poem, he seems to feel very deeply about his country. He hopes to have a country where people are mentally free and open-minded. He prays for India to be a place where there is truth and knowledge and, above all, the guidance of God. Summary of the Poem The poet prays to God to make his country such a place where there is no fear and people can live respectfully, where knowledge has no boundaries. A place where the world or its people are not divided on various basis of narrow-mindedness.. A place where truth is given due importance and no words of lie are needed to be spoken.