Handwriting Analysis: Rabindranath Tagore

Today we’ll analyze the handwriting of Rabindranath Tagore, who was a Bengali poet, Brahmo religionist, visual artist, playwright, novelist, and composer. His works reshaped Bengali literature and music in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. He became Asia’s first Nobel laureate when he won the 1913 Nobel Prize in Literature. Two songs from his canon are now the national anthems of Bangladesh and India: the Amar Shonar Bangla and the Jana Gana Mana respectively.

Here is a sample of his handwriting:

The handwriting reveals that Rabindranath Tagore was a quick thinker and could easily play with words. He had a great sense of using the right word at the right place. His thirst for knowledge was unquenchable. He was a philosophical person, living most of his time in his own thoughts and ideas. A person open to ideas, he was a quick learner. He could grasp things very easily (though tend to forget them easily too!).

Its not surprising to see his desire for culture in his handwriting which makes him a great writer as well as a great music composer.

Rabindranath hated rules and loved freedom, doing what he wished to do. He was stubborn and somewhere disregarded the systems prevailed that time.

His handwriting reveals that he had a healthy ego, though his married life was not good.

Let’s take a look at his signature and see what it reveals to us. Here is his signature:

Though many things are already listed, but some of the very interesting things are revealed from his Signature. Firstly, he was a creative person and demanded respect and dignity wherever he went i.e.where he was not regarded properly, he left that place.

He was diplomatic (as already said, he was good with words and knew what to speak in which situation). He had a desire to get attention. He did extra efforts to get attention wherever he went and always wanted to be the center of attraction. Which ultimately might have lead him to become such a renowned person.

Rabinranath Tagore’s handwriting and signature revealed a lot many things about him which are hard to find even after reading many books about him. His high determination, thirst for knowledge, ability to understand the words all worked as a stepping stone for him to rise up high in his life.



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