Who is Mirabai

Meera, better known as Mirabai and venerated as Sant Meerabai was a 16th-century Hindu mystic poet and devotee of Krishna. She is a celebrated Bhakti saint, particularly in the North Indian Hindu tradition.Mirabai was born into a Rathore Rajput royal family in Kudki (modern-day Pali district of Rajasthan) and spent her childhood in Merta. She is mentioned in Bhaktamal, confirming that she was widely known and a cherished figure in the Bhakti movement culture by about 1600 CE.Most legends about Mirabai mention her fearless disregard for social and family conventions, her devotion to Krishna, her treating Krishna as her husband and being persecuted by her in-laws for her religious devotion. She has been the subject of numerous folk tales and hagiographic legends, which are inconsistent or wi...
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Mirabai Poems

  • I Am Mad With Love
    I am mad with love
    And no one understands my plight.
    Only the wounded
    Understand the agonies of the wounded, ...
  • A Cowherding Girl
    The plums tasted
    sweet to the unlettered desert-tribe girl-
    but what manners! To chew into each! She was ungainly,
    low-caste, ill mannered and dirty, ...
  • Do Not Leave Me
    Do not leave me alone, a helpless woman.
    My strength, my crown,
    I am empty of virtues,
    You, the ocean of them. ...
  • I Will Sing The Praises Of Hari
    We do not get a human life
    Just for the asking.
    Birth in a human body
    Is the reward for good deeds ...
  • Nothing Is Really Mine Except Krishna.
    Nothing is really mine except Krishna.
    O my parents, I have searched the world
    And found nothing worthy of love.
    Hence I am a stranger amidst my kinfolk ...
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Love 23 I Love You 23 Heart 17 Dark 15 Life 14 God 12 Body 12 World 12 Night 10 Lost 9

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Principalogs: oak grove girls school conducted the inter house basketball tournament from 23rd to 25th march 2023. the final match took place on 25th march between padmini house and mirabai house. mirabai house won the match beating padmini house. congratulations to all the participants.
Jaspreetssahni: thanks for the time, mira.
Carlolight: love has stained my body to the color of the one who holds up mountains -mirabai
Soumyaposts: why can't today's generation love like mirabai? be reverent and devotional? why is it all so superficial? why is it hard to believe in someone with all your heart and love without expectations?
Jonkatz5: “ramana maharshi said, ‘don’t believe your thoughts. i am the body is a thought... worry is only a thought. fear is only a thought. death is only a thought.’”” — walking each other home: conversations on loving and dying by ram dass, mirabai bush
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Charles Baudelaire Poem
Spleen III
 by Charles Baudelaire

Je suis comme le roi d'un pays pluvieux,
Riche, mais impuissant, jeune et pourtant très-vieux,
Qui, de ses précepteurs méprisant les courbettes,
S'ennuie avec ses chiens comme avec d'autres bêtes.
Rien ne peut l'égayer, ni gibier, ni faucon,
Ni son peuple mourant en face du balcon.
Du bouffon favori la grotesque ballade
Ne distrait plus le front de ce cruel malade;

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