THE SCHEDULE 1
[See section 6 (k)]
[The objects for which the late Rabindranath Tagore founded the Visva-Bharati at Santiniketan.]
(i) To study the mind of Man in its realisation of different aspects of truth from diverse points of view,
(ii) To bring into more intimate relations with one another, through patient study and research, the different cultures of the East on the basis of their underlying unity,
(iii) To approach the West from the standpoint of such a unity of the life and though of Asia,
(iv) To seek to realise in a common fellowship of study the meeting of the East and the West, and thus ultimately to strengthen the fundamental conditions of world peace through the establishment of free communication of ideas between the two hemispheres, and
(v) With such ideals in view to provide at Santiniketan aforesaid a Centre Culture where research into and study of the religion, literature, history, science and art of Hindu , Buddhist, Jain, Islamic, Sikh, Christian and other civilization may be pursued along with the culture of the West, with that simplicity in externals which is necessary for true spiritual realisation, in amity, good-fellowship and cooperation between the thinkers and scholars of both Eastern and Western countries free from all antagonisms of race, nationality creed or caste.