Meerabai's love songs have been the outcome of springs of spiritual delight and devotional experience in life. Those songs have taken root in the heart and should of millions of devotees of the land, not only for their spiritual happiness. This aspect has been delineated by the author in a befitting manner.
The narration of the background of the life of Meerabai, the devotee of Lord Sri Krishna, extols the great part played by the royal families of Rajasthan. The historical events leading to heroic struggle by the Royal family manifest the dignity of self respects, patriotism as well as the protection of independence of the Country.
The life-story of Meerabai seems to be little known in Karnataka on account of distance of time, place and language barrier. Under this circumstance, the efforts made by Sri K.V. Venkatanarasimhaiah in collecting information of events of the devotee scattered over a period of time, along with the story of Raidas, whom Meerabai took as her Guru, is really a hard task. It has enlightened the spiritual aspect of the text.
Meerabai being the queen of the royal family and a house-wife was wedded to Giridhar Gopal wholeheartedly. Her devotional firmness of mind was such that she stood against the old aged royal traditional belief in dignity and false practice. She, of course, had to face a series of trouble and maintained self-Independence, keeping in mind the ultimate aim of life, leading unassuming way of common life style. Her high sense of in were service to Lord Sri Krishna and godly saints has been touched upon by the author in a natural and easy manner by employing simple words for the understanding by common man. Meerabai's love songs have been the outcome of springs of spiritual delight and devotional experience in life. Those songs have taken root in the heart and soul of millions of devotees of the land, not only for their sweetness of melody but also for their spiritual happiness. This Aspect has been delineated by the author in a befitting manner.
Although Meerabai was born in the Royal Rathore family of a small village near Merta town of the then Jodhpur state but her inborn genes of pre-births, lineage inclination towards devotional worship of the Almighty God inspired her to choose the divine path of spiritual life for her self-realisation. Her empathic attachment with Shri Krishna or the Giridhar Gopal was so deeply rooted in her heart that she recognized Him as her true friend and husband of her continuous births ¼ lkaofj:ksfxj/kkjhEgkjks tye&tye jks lkFkh1/2. It was her firm belief that only the Giridhar Gopal, adorned with the crown of peacock's feathers on his head was her everlasting life partner and none else. She composed her absolute literature in the subjective genre of rhythmical songs and melodious tunes which is regarded as the famous 'PADAS', 'BHAJANS' and 'GEET' sung by Meerabai in the unique praise of her spiritual inspiring diety named as Shri Krishna.
Over the civilization of the people of the area, their culture, the details about famous Bhaktas, Politicians, Patriots, the Veteran Warriors of the past Royal families, I was collecting the details on all these subjects from my friends and students who followed me and guided me. I was able to get extra-ordinary encouragement from all of them in my sincere effort. Seizing such an opportunity I evinced deep interest in collecting full details of Bhakta Meerabai who for over 500 years before had enthralled the millions of music lovers all over the world with her melodious Bhajans and given peace to millions of troubled minds. My interest in her life and achievements doubled when I was unified by her Krishna Bhakti. At that very moment I decided to write her biography. The memory of having witnessed the picture of Bhakta Meera during 1940 in which BharataRatna M.S. Subhalakshmi had acted as Meerabai. I could not control my emotions about the proposed project. Inspite of my best efforts I could not procure authoritative books to give dependable detailed account of Meerabai's life. As per my habit I noted down the gathered information in my dairy as it was my practice from my boyhood. It was my ambition that such information would be helpful to someone if not to myself. I was completely disappointed in not procuring authentic information about her inspite of my search in countless Bookstalls all over India. Yet I attempted during 1991 to write a book entitled 'Bhakta Baleyaru' which included three ladies of identical qualities and Bhakta Meera also. All these three have the similarities in their efforts in the field of Bhakti and getting salvation in their end. Hence I wrote the script and kept it in my bookshelf. Owing to my physical incapability, age, deformed limbs and family problems I could not protect the script properly. In the mole of constructing the first floor to my house, I lost the script, perhaps, due to the ignorance of its importance to those who handled it.
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