Buddhist prayer or poem by Tagore ?

S Krishna mahadevasiva at HOTMAIL.COM
Sat Nov 28 17:39:43 UTC 1998

Richard Gendron writes:

> Laura Fiori <gd.fiori at FLASHNET.IT> wrote in Buddha-L :
>  Let me not pray to be sheltered from dangers
>  but to be fearless in facing them.

to which
>Thanks, laura
>jonathan lawson <jlawson at post.harvard.edu> responded :
>Laura, I think the poem you mention is "Fruit Gathering" by
>Rabindranath Tagore.

  I really cannot tell you the source but I believe that Tagore was
NOT the author of the mentioned poem ;though there is a poem by him that
runs along similar lines i.e. It starts as "Where the mind is
without fear and the head is held high.....".

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