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Mirabai

Summary: Explores the life of Mirabai, the ancient Indian poet. Describes her royal upbringing. Questions what made Mirabai's devotion to Krishna so deep.
Many scholars have tried to piece together information about the life of Mira. Most of the sources used to put the pieces of her life together have been through her autobiographic poems. Mirabai was born in 1498 A.D. in Kudki. She was the daughter of Ratan Singh. Her grandfather was Rao Duda, who was the ruler of an independent powerful state in Rajasthan named Merta. Mirabai's mother died when she turned two, and so her grandfather took her to Merta and raised her there.

Rao Duda was a "man with a devotional bent of mind," (Sethi 4) because of this, there were regular visits by holy men at his palace. This strong presence of devotion undoubtedly had an influence in Mirabai's spiritual tendencies. Not only did Mirabai have a strong devotion in her spirituality, however she was known to have a gifted voice and was said to be one...

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