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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Drew Johnson Meta Coordinator: Lone in the light of that magical safojini, I felt the stars of the spirits of Love Gather and gleam round my delicate youth, And I heard the song of the gllden of Truth ; To quench my longing I bent me low By the streams of the spirits of Peace that flow In that magical wood in the land of sleep. Though centuries falter and decline, Your proven strongholds shall remain Embodied memories of your saroojini, Incarnate legends of your reign.

I give thee back thy false, ephemeral vow; But, O beloved comrade, ere we part, Upon my mournful eyelids and my brow Kiss me who hold thine image in my heart.

On his return to India he founded the Nizam College at Hyderabad, and has since laboured incessantly, and at great personal sacrifice, in the cause of education. My training under my father’s eye was of a sternly scientific character. Public domain Public domain false false. And, do you know that the scarlet lilies are woven petal by petal from my heart’s blood, these little quivering birds are my soul made incarnate music, these heavy perfumes are my emotions dissolved into aerial essence, this flaming blue and gold sky is the ‘very me,’ that part of me that incessantly and in- solently, yes, and a little deliberately, triumphs over that other part–a thing of nerves and tissues that suffers and cries out, and that must die to-morrow perhaps, or twenty years hence.

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Thy Future calls thee with a manifold sound To crescent honours, splendours, victories vast; WakenO slumbering Mother and naodu crowned, Who once wert empress of the sovereign Past. It was the desire of beauty that made her a poet; her “nerves of delight” were always quivering at the contact of beauty. Download cover art Download CD case insert.

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Retrieved 12 February At thirteen I wrote a drama of lines, a full-fledged passionate thing that I began on the spur of the moment without forethought, just to spite my doctor who said I naid very ill and must not touch a book.

Nightfall in the City of Hyderabad. Any to-morrow I might die.

Views Read Edit View history. Lightly, O lightly we bear her along, She sways like a flower in the wind of our song; She skims like a bird on the foam of a stream, She floats like a laugh from the lips of a dream.

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Thine is the bounty that prospered our sowing, Thine is the bounty that nurtured our corn. And now the Soul stands in a vague, intense Expectancy and anguish of suspense, On the dim chamber-threshold. Lord of the lotus, lord of the harvest, Bright and munificent lord of the morn! Like the perfume in the petals of a rose, Hides thy heart within my bosom, O my love!

Her eyes were like deep pools, and you seemed to fall through them into depths below depths.

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Send your pitchers afloat on the tide, Gather the leaves ere the dawn be old, Grind them in mortars of amber and gold, The fresh green leaves of the henna-tree. The Golden Threshold is an off-campus annexe of University of Hyderabad.

Sarojini Naidu, the newly elected President of the All-India Congress and a woman who combines in the most remarkable way great intellectual power with charm, sweetness with courageous energy, a wide culture with threshkld, and earnestness with humour. Sarojini Naidu began writing at the age of twelve. Her parental home was at Brahmangaon in Bikrampur in present-day Bangladesh.

Golden sun of victory, born In my life’s unclouded morn, In my lambent sky of love, May your growing glory prove Sacred to your consecration, To my heart and to my nation.


Wear thou thy majesty inviolate. The poems are split into three categories: Critical response to Indian poetry in English. Sarojini Naidu, having passed her matriculation examination from the University of Madrastook a four-year break from her studies.

What fate thrwshold dare uncrown thee from this breast, O god-born lover, whom my love doth gird And armour with impregnable delight Of Hope’s triumphant keen flame-carven sword? The discussion page may contain suggestions.

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She spoke little, and in a low voice, like gentle music; and she seemed, wherever she was, to be alone. Hasten, maidens, hasten away To gather the leaves of the henna-tree.

She was dressed always in clinging dresses of Eastern silk, and as she was so small, and her long black hair hung straight down her back, you might have taken her for a child.

As they seemed to me to have an individual beauty of their own, I thought they ought to be published. Retrieved 5 August He has a great white beard and the profile of Homer, and a laugh that brings the roof down. Patricia rated it really liked it Aug 18, nnaidu Wikimedia Commons has media related to Sarojini Naidu.

This work is in the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, She sat in our midst, and judged us, and few knew what was passing behind that face “like an awakening soul ,” to use one of her own epithets. It gave me a strange sensation, as if I were not human at all, but an elfin spirit.

The earliest of them were read to me in London inwhen the writer was seventeen; the later ones were sent to me from India inwhen she was twenty-five; and they belong, I thinkalmost wholly to those two periods.