Daaree gayo manmohan paasee 201 Raga: Ramdasee Malhar 91. Maine chaakar raakho jee 29 Raga: Misra Kapi 6. Hari mane paar utaar 101 Raga: Durbari 42. This is further complicated by the fact that Meera, in her mind, actually considered herself to be the wife of Krishna and supposedly conducted a marriage ceremony with a Krishna idol at a temple. Aao saheliyam ralee karaam — Raga: Hamir 169 76. But with her they are instruments used to express a deep and personally felt emotion.
Karnaa fakiree tab kyaa 103 Raga: Devagiri 43. Man re parasi hari ke charan Raga: Tilang 12. Lal Ded Lalla Yogeswari of Kashmir who lived in the 14th century A. Tumre kaaran sab sukh choda Raga: Bhoopali 2. Baadaldekh dare ho syaam — Raga: Gaund Malhar 129 56. In her texts, she worships Krishna from the perspective of a lover longing for union: romantic on one level and spiritual on another. It is said of a Hindu saint Mirabai that when she was married, she said to her husband, the king, that she was already married.
The kindle version of this book disappoints. Aalee mhaane laage brindavan neeko 157 Raga: Brindavani Sarang 70. Jo tum todo piyaa 111 Raga: Paras 47. He also points out which raag each song has to be sung under. Two of my favourites; 'mat jaa mat jaa mat jaa jogee' and 'jo tum todo piya', feature slightly down in the list but I cant remember the Author leaving out any favourite.
Maim girdhar rang raatee — Raga: Dhani 149 66. Ghar aangan na suhaave — Raga: Kafi 85 34. He ree maim to prem diwaanee — Raga: Malkauns 119 51. The Raga melody in which each song is to be sung has been given for the benefit of musicians, choreographers etc. The manifestation of God, which Meera chose to adore, is Krishna, the cowherd lover, whom she endearingly calls Giridhar, the Lord who upheld the mountain.
Syaam sundar par vaar 127 Raga: Peelu 55. All the illustrations in Subramanian's books are done by himself. Meera became a disciple of Saint Raidas and invited him to Chittor. Main girdhar ke ghar jaaoon — Raga: Gunkali 139 61. Nand nandana bilmaaee 219 Raga: Madhumagh Sarang 100.
Mhaaraa olagiya ghar aayaa jee 175 Raga: Kajari 78. You may have noticed that the first line of this bhajan was used in another much less saintly Bollywood rendered by Kishore Kumar and composed by Bappi Lahiri from Namak Halaal 1982 decades later. Mirabai's willingness to sacrifice family respect and traditional gender, family, and caste restrictions, and to devote herself completely and enthusiastically to Krishna, made her an important role model in a religious movement that stressed ecstatic devotion and that rejected traditional divisions based on sex, class, caste, and creed. In most of her poems, she describes her unconditional love for her Lord and promotes Krishna bhakti as the best way of life because it helps us forget our desires. She may use the marriage-bed as a symbol of mystical union with God in the manner of Saint -- poets, or as a symbol of the devotee's readiness to give the Lord all that is in his power.
Prabhujee the kahaan gayaa — Raga: Darbari 181 81. Param snehee raam kee nit oloom — Raga: Pooriya Dhanasree 147 65. De maa girdhari, mohi de maa girdhari 63 Raga: Prabhati 23. Loving God as a parent 3. Pyaare darsan deejo aay 67 Raga: Asaveri 25.
Ho jee hari kit gaye neh lagaay 197 Raga: Saurashtra 89. Metaphorically, Mirabai points to the longing of the personal self, atman, to be one with the universal self, or paramatma, which is a poet's representation of Krishna. Mere to girdhar gopal — Raga: Jinjoti 35 9. Meera Bai There is nothing highly wrought bout Mira's style, and no erotic element in her poetry whatsoever. Early widowhood helped Meera in her God-oriented ascetic life of prayer and devotion.
Paayojee maine ram rattan — Raga: Pahadi 39 11. Subramanian who has travelled extensively in India, now lives in the United States of America. Bade ghar taalee laagee re 137 Raga: Peelu Barva 60. Bhuvan pati tum ghar aajyo ho 57 Raga: Bagesri 20. Aise parabhu jaan na deejay ho — Raga: Multani 135 59. Two: loving requires the adoption of an attitude.
Hari jan dhobia ve mail manaa 115 Raga: Prabhati 49. Cchod mat jaajyo jee maharaj 121 Raga: Tilak Kamod 52. Maai mhaare hari jee na boojhee baat 183 Raga: Behag 82. Ghar aangan na suhaave 85 Raga: Kafi 34. Introduction Among the mystic saints of India, Meera, the royal princess of Rajasthan, occupies a pride of place. Mhaare ghar hotaa jaajyo raj — Raga: Simh Bhairvai 187 84.