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Mirabai versions

Robert Bly

Mirabai versions

by Robert Bly

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Published by The Red Ozier Press in [New York] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Limited edition of 220 copies. Ten copies hand-coloured by the artist and bound in boards.

Statementillustrated by Ellen Lanyon.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19885468M

Mirabai was a great Bhakti saint and a devotee of the Lord Krishna. Check out this biography to know about her childhood, life, achievements, works & timeline. Mirabai was a great Bhakti saint, Hindu mystic poet and a devotee of the Lord Krishna. Born in the late fifteenth century into a royal family of Rajasthan, Mira, from her childhood was a. New Album Agua De Luna» Listen & Order. Mirabai Ceiba - Agua De Luna | Live at Union Chapel, London. We offer nature retreats and other special events with Yoga, Meditation and Music through out the year. Canyon Samadhi, an outdoor adventure retreat in the breath taking nature of Zion National Park, Utah. a mid summer festival and celebration.

After Mirabai’s grandfather passed away, her uncle became the new king. He arranged her marriage with Prince Bhoj Raj, the eldest son of Rana Sanga of the Rajput kingdom of Mewar. This was the most prominent and powerful Rajput kingdom in the early 16th century. But Mirabai was not interested in the status, rich silks, and jewels that her new.   Mirabai is a literary and spiritual figure of legendary proportions. Born a princess in the region of Rajasthan in , Mira (as she is more commonly known) eschewed the marriage her royal family had arranged for her, celebrating instead her right to independence and intense devotion to Krishna in both her life and poetry.

Mirabai most likely passed away in , but here too the evidence is very scanty. Of Mirabai, Dhurvadas writing in the 17th century has said: Having forgotten her shyness, she worshipped Giridhar (Krishna) She no longer cared for her family honor. She was Mira, known . Mirabai was born in Kudki, a little village near Medta. Her mother passed away while she was still about 5 to 7 years old. Her father Ratnasingh died in a battle defending the kingdom against the Mogul Badshah, Akbar. Thus, Mirabai had experienced very little affection of her parents. However, Rao Dudaji, her grandfather, raised her with love.


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In this collection, Robert Bly and Jane Hirshfield, two of America's best poets, have created lively English versions of Mirabai's poems, using fresh images and energetic rhythms to make them accessible to modern readers. Their work makes /5(7). From poets Robert Bly and Jane Hirshfield, English versions of impassioned poems by Mirabai, the beloved Indian poet-saint Mirabai is a literary and spiritual figure of legendary proportions.

Born a princess in the region of Rajasthan inMira (as she is more commonly known) fought tradition and Mirabai versions book a woman's right to an independent life in her ecstatic poems.4/5(1).

Mirabai Versions. Unknown Binding – January 1, out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all 4 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Paperback "Please retry" — — $ Unknown Binding "Please retry" 5/5(1). Mirabai is currently in need of heroes.

Legions of heroes. The sort of heroes that only Tolkien or Campbell or Rowling could imagine. Venerable souls drawn to the higher ground, to matters of spirit, to the power they see in small things, to idyllic spaces like our own.

But like all such spaces, Mirabai is not only vital, it's fragile, and at. Mirabai Books - Woodstock, NY, Woodstock, NY. K likes. Mirabai of Woodstock was born in Tranquil by nature, she's devoted to works of inspiration, transformation and healing.

She loves /5(44). COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous Mirabai versions book frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

Truth be told (even if it isn't much in fashion these days), I chose this book despite knowing nothing of the Indian poet-saint Mirabai.

It was the names of the "translators" (quotes because they are more correctly called "interpreters" creating "versions"), Robert Bly and Jane Hirshfield/5(24). Mirabai: Ecstatic Poems (Amazon | Book Depository)Poetry by: Mirabai Versions by Robert Bly and Jane Hirshfield Afterword by John Stratton Hawley Published by Beacon Press () ISBN: X (ISBN ).

Bought a copy of the book. Book photos taken by me and edited using an iPhone app. Last week, I shared two of Mirabai’s poetry which I read while my family and I were.

Mirabai is a literary and spiritual figure of legendary proportions. Born a princess in the region of Rajasthan inMira (as she is more commonly known) eschewed the marriage her royal family had arranged for her, celebrating instead her right to independence and intense devotion to Krishna in both her life and : Beacon Press.

Meera Bai's life has been interpreted as a musical story in Meera—The Lover, a music album based on original compositions for some well known Meera bhajans, released 11 October [40] The Meera Mahal in Merta is a museum dedicated to telling the story of Mirabai through sculptures, paintings, displays and a shaded garden.

Mirabai is no less an important poet than Kabir, Rumi or Hafiz. This is a book of ecstatic poems to her Lover Krishna. Friend, listen: this love doesn't come or go.

One sip from the cup of that sweetness, the world starts to spin. Now I'm drunk for life. Unsoberable. Tell them it's useless to try.4/5(1).

Some bhajans of Meera have been rendered by Robert Bly in his Mirabai Versions (New York; Red Ozier Press, ). Bly has also collaborated with Jane Hirshfield on Mirabai: Ecstatic Poems. Dr Prayag Narayan Misra has presented more than 20 devotional poems—available in both Hindi and English languages.

- The World's Poetry File Size: 78KB. Mirabai was a great saint and devotee of Sri Krishna. Despite facing criticism and hostility from her own family, she lived an exemplary saintly life and composed many devotional bhajans. Historical information about the life of Mirabai is a matter of some scholarly debate.

The oldest biographical account was Priyadas’s commentary in Nabhadas’ Sri Bhaktammal. Mirabai is a literary and spiritual figure of legendary proportions. Born a princess in the region of Rajasthan inMira (as she is more commonly known) eschewed the marriage her royal family had arranged for her, celebrating instead her right to independence and intense devotion to Krishna in both her life and poetry.

In this collection, Robert Bly and Jane Hirshfield, two of America's 4/5(1). Mirabai (hindi: मीराबाई; gujarati:મીરાબાઈ; telugu: ಮೀರಾಬಾಯಿ; bengali: মীরাবাঈ; tâmil: மீராபாய்) () (outras transliterações Meera; Mira; Meera Bai) foi a mais importante poetiza hindu da Índia medieval e juntamente com Tulsidas uma das grandes responsáveis pelo desenvolvimento do idioma hindi moderno Morte: (47 anos), Dwarka.

From poets Robert Bly and Jane Hirshfield, English versions of impassioned poems by Mirabai, the beloved Indian poet-saint Mirabai is a literary and spiritual figure of legendary proportions. Born a princess in the region of Rajasthan inMira (as she is more commonly known) fought tradition and celebrated a woman's right to an independent.

23 John Stratton Hawley and Mark Juergensmeyer, Songs of the Saints of India, pp.␣– New York: Oxford University Press; Madhu Kishwar, ‘Gandhi’s Mira'(pp. 86–7); Kishwar and Ruth Vanita, ‘Poison to nectar: the life and work of Mirabai’ (pp. 85–7) and ‘Modern versions of Mira’ (pp.

–01) in Women Bhakta Poets: Manushi, pp. 50–2 (); Kumkum Sangari, 7 and Cited by: 2. Bly's adaptation is a free one, and indeed the poems are described as "versions" of Mirabai rather than translations.

As John Stratton Hawley points out in his afterword to the book, the word energy, which Bly employs twice in different contexts in this poem, does not appear in the original.

Mirabai: Ecstatic Poems (Amazon | Book Depository)Poetry by: Mirabai Versions by Robert Bly and Jane Hirshfield Afterword by John Stratton Hawley Published by Beacon Press () ISBN: X (ISBN ). Bought a copy of the book.

Book photos taken by me and edited using an iPhone app. I am not sure whether I learned about Mirabai via Rabih Alameddine’s An Unnecessary. 10% discount at Mirabai during your stay. Other amenities include luxury linens, washer/dryer, wireless high-speed Internet access, local telephone, and off-street parking.

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Mirabai Versions. Illustrated by Ellen Lanyon. New York, N.Y.: Red Ozier Press, Selections of Mira's poetry translated into English by American poet Robert Bly.Mirabai is a literary and spiritual figure of legendary proportions.

Born a princess in the region of Rajasthan inMira (as she is more commonly known) eschewed the marriage her royal family had.