Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. The Golden Threshold is an off-campus annexe of University of Hyderabad. Contents. 1 History; 2 The Museum; 3 Significance; 4 References. History[edit]. The building was the residence of Sarojini Naidu’s father Aghornath. It was named after Naidu’s collection of poetry. Golden Threshold now houses Sarojini Naidu School of Arts & Communication.

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She died after collapsing following a fit of cough. Shrey Goyal rated it really liked it May 05, The Golden Threshold is an off-campus annexe of University of Hyderabad. Library resources about Sarojini Naidu. Shall the flesh survive when the soul is gone? I don’t thresuold I had any special hankering to write poetry as a little child, though I was of a very fanciful and dreamy nature.

Quotes from The Golden Threshold. But this alchemy is, you knowonly the material counterpart of a poet’s craving for Beauty, the eternal Beauty. Ricky rated it it was amazing Dec 20, Thanks for telling us about the problem. A Preface to Her Poetry”.

In —18, she travelled to different regions in India delivering lectures on social welfare, women’s empowerment and nationalism. She took part in godlen National Movement, became a follower of Mahatma Gandhi and fought for the attainment of Swaraj. See the white river that flashes and scintillates, Curved like a tusk from the mouth of the city-gates.

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To the God of Pain Though centuries falter and decline, Your proven strongholds shall remain Embodied memories of your line, Incarnate legends of your reign. My mother knows me only as ‘such a maidu child, but so strong-willed. In all her letters, written in exquisite English prose, but with an ardent imagery and a vehement sincerity of emotion which make them, like the poems, indeed almost more directly, un-English, Oriental, there was always this intellectual, critical sense of humour, which could laugh at one’s own enthusiasm as frankly as that enthusiasm had been set down.


Naidu, then the country is fortunate indeed. Hy, who will ease my bitter pain? Known as the Nightingale of India, she started writing at the age of thirteen and throughout her life composed several volumes of poetry, writing many poems which are still famous to this day. Folk Songs, Songs for Music and Poems.

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We bring thee our love and our garlands for tribute, With gifts of thy opulent giving we come; O source of our manifold gladness, we hail thee, Darojini praise thee, O Zarojini, with cymbal and drum.

Sarojini Naidu Passes Away”. Pain or pleasure transported her, and the whole of pain or pleasure might be thresholdd in a flower’s cup or the imagined frown of a friend. A kokila called from a henna-spray: I have never known any one who seemed to exist on such “large draughts of intellectual day” as this child of seventeen, to whom one could tell all one’s personal troubles and agitations, as to a wise old woman.

Sarojini Chattopadhyay was born at Hyderabad on February 13, He was determined that I should be a great mathematician or a scientist, but the poetic instinct, which I inherited from him and also from my mother who wrote some lovely Bengali lyrics in her youth proved stronger. Governors of Uttar Pradesh.


When spring winds wakened the mountain floods, And kindled the flame of the naiddu buds, When bees grew loud and the days grew long, And the peach groves thrilled to the oriole’s song. Lord of battle, may you be, Lord of love and chivalry. Rise, Mother, rise, regenerate from thy gloom, And, like a bride high-mated with the spheres, Beget new glories from thine ageless womb!

Tarry a while, O Death, I cannot die With naivu my blossoming hopes unharvested, My joys ungarnered, all my songs unsung, And all my tears unshed. She was the eldest of the eight siblings.

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Vijayaraghavachariar Khan Naodu M. Retrieved 8 February Yes, it is a subtle philosophy, though it appears merely an epicurean doctrine: Cover mine eyes, O my Love! Her parental home was at Brahmangaon in Bikrampur in present-day Bangladesh. To the God of Pain. It was named after Naidu’s collection of poetry.

Thine is the mercy that cherished our furrows, Thine is the mercy that fostered our grain. Views Read Edit View history. To my Children Before she was fifteen the great struggle of her life began.