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MIRA BAI (1949-1547) was the famous saint-singer of Rajasthan, whose life is become a legend of devotion of Krishna. Her lyrical compositions are a household treasure and many great musicians in India have sung them and continue to sing them. Their language is simple and direct to a mixed dialect of Braj Bhasha and Marwari. Their lyrical rapture and passionate sincerity have charmed millions of hearts for many centuries. Mira Bai belongs to the great galaxy of medieval saint-poets and spiritual lyricists like Surdas and Vidyapati. Thought born in a royal family, she voluntarily renounced hyer queenly position and wandered with the mendicants and went on a pilgrimage to Dwarka. She is equally honoured and celebrated as a poetess in Gujarati medieval literature. In this volume her life and work are introduced along with the translations of fifty select poems. The translator has done her best to keep the original charm and flavour of the lyrics in these close translations.

 

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The Author, Ms. Usha Nilsson, educated Allahabad, is at present teaching Hindi at the Indian Studies Department of the University of Wisconsin (U. S. A.). She is a well known storywriter and novelist in Hindi, whose pen-name is Usha Priyamvada.




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Introduction 7
Mira Bai's Life 10
Legends concerning Mira Bai 16
Mira Bai and Bhakti 21
Mira Bai's Poems 29
The Poetic Form 37
The Language of Mira Bai's Poems 39
Translation 41
Select Bibliography 69

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Mira Bai (Makers of Indian Literature)

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2009
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Sahitya Akademi
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81-260-0411-8
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MIRA BAI (1949-1547) was the famous saint-singer of Rajasthan, whose life is become a legend of devotion of Krishna. Her lyrical compositions are a household treasure and many great musicians in India have sung them and continue to sing them. Their language is simple and direct to a mixed dialect of Braj Bhasha and Marwari. Their lyrical rapture and passionate sincerity have charmed millions of hearts for many centuries. Mira Bai belongs to the great galaxy of medieval saint-poets and spiritual lyricists like Surdas and Vidyapati. Thought born in a royal family, she voluntarily renounced hyer queenly position and wandered with the mendicants and went on a pilgrimage to Dwarka. She is equally honoured and celebrated as a poetess in Gujarati medieval literature. In this volume her life and work are introduced along with the translations of fifty select poems. The translator has done her best to keep the original charm and flavour of the lyrics in these close translations.

 

About the Author

 

The Author, Ms. Usha Nilsson, educated Allahabad, is at present teaching Hindi at the Indian Studies Department of the University of Wisconsin (U. S. A.). She is a well known storywriter and novelist in Hindi, whose pen-name is Usha Priyamvada.




CONTENTS

Introduction 7
Mira Bai's Life 10
Legends concerning Mira Bai 16
Mira Bai and Bhakti 21
Mira Bai's Poems 29
The Poetic Form 37
The Language of Mira Bai's Poems 39
Translation 41
Select Bibliography 69

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