This chapter deals with Tagore's use of Buddhist themes to further his agenda of gender and class emancipation. Buddhism often functions as a symbol of humanism and equality which Tagore believed originally informed the early phase of Indian culture.
|Title of host publication||Contemporarising Tagore and the World|
|Editors||Imtiaz Ahmed, Muchkund Dubey, Veena Sikri|
|Place of Publication||Dhaka, Bangladesh|
|Publisher||The University Press Limited (UPL)|
|Number of pages||12|
|Publication status||Published - 2013|