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Mirabai Songs

John Harbison

Mirabai Songs

Soprano or Mezzo-Soprano

by John Harbison

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Published by Associated .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Genres & Styles - Classical,
  • Music / Voice,
  • Instruction & Study - Voice,
  • Songbooks - General,
  • Music,
  • Music/Songbooks

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11199522M
    ISBN 100793559138
    ISBN 109780793559138

    Mirabai composed sagun poetry, songs about a personal God with particular attributes and personality traits (sagun: sa “with,” guna “attributes”). In her case, divinity is embodied in Giridhari, the heroic form of Krishna as mountain-lifter. Based on signature line (chhaap) and the oral tradition that this song has passed through over the centuries, we can be confident that Mirabai. Meerabai or Mirabai (alternate orthographies: Meera, Mira, Meera Bai) (Hindi:मीराबाई Bengali: মীরাবাঈ;) was an aristocratic Hindu mystical singer and devotee of Lord Krishna from Rajasthan and one of the most significant figures of the Sant tradition of the Vaishnava bhakti movement.


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The versions by Louise Landis Levi, in SWEET ON MY LIPS: The Love Poems of Mirabai (Cool Grove Press, ) and by Robert Bly and Jane Hirshfield, in MIRABAI: Ecstatic Poems (Beacon Press, ) are good, but my favorites are Andrew Schelling's, in FOR LOVE OF THE DARK ONE: Songs of Mirabai (Shambhala, ) which has a useful discography as well/5(9).

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 life in her ecstatic poems/5(7).

A resource for more serene and conscious living. Books, online workshops, remote Mirabai Songs book sessions and readings, crystals jewelry, statuary and provisions for inner peace, transformation and healing.

What awaits you here will change your life - forever. Nourishment for mind and spirit. Mirabai Books - Woodstock, NY, Woodstock, NY. K likes.

Mirabai of Mirabai Songs book was born in Tranquil by nature, she's devoted to works of inspiration, transformation and healing. She loves /5(44). 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 was known for her songs of devotion to Krishna and for forsaking traditional women's roles to devote life to Krishna-worship. She was a Bhakti saint, poet and mystic, and also a Rani or princess.

She lived from about to about Erotic, rebellion, spiritual thirst, a strong hint of early feminism, and a steaming animal passion, these are what makes Mirabai's songs irrepressible four centuries after she sang them.

To open this book is to get close to the oldest kind of song, sweet and bitter, sage and spontaneous/5. In the book Songs of the Saints of India, John Stratton Hawley says about Mirabai: “ she fired the imagination with her fearless defiance the only one of her gender to have earned a place on the honour roll of north India Bhakti saints, she exerts a fascination that none of her male counterparts can match”.

I will sing the songs of Girdhar Krishna." Sometime around Mirabai arrived in Vrindavan, where she spent most of the remainder of her life before moving, shortly before her death, to Dwarka.

One of the most famous anecdotes from her life, quite likely apocryphal, relates a meeting she had in Vrindavan with Jiva Goswami, a renowned.

MIRABAI STARR is an adjunct professor of philosophy and world religion at the University of New Mexico- Taos. She is best known for her translations of DARK NIGHT OF THE SOUL, by John of the Cross, and THE INTERIOR CASTLE and THE BOOK OF MY LIFE, by Teresa of Avila.

View Archive → ← The Unasked Question, Retold by Paul Jordan-Smith → Spirit of the Earth: Indian Voices on. Retired advocate and devotee Bankey Behari published a full-length work on Mirabai's life, The Story of Mirabai, inrepublished in many subsequent editions and illustrated in the Amar Chitra Katha comic book.

A number of translations of␣songs attributed to Mirabai into English were also made, includingR.C. Tandon's Songs of Mirabai.

Songs by Mira Bai. Ab To Hari Nama Dhun Lo Lagi. Aisi Lagi Lagan. Ali Mhane Lage Vrndavana Niko. Antara Mandire Jago Jago. Aota Mori Galiyana Mein Giridhari. Ar Koto Kal. Barasai Badariya Savan Ki. Citanananda Age Nacungi.

Dur Mirabai Songs book Badi Dur Nagari. Hari Tum Haro Jana Ki Pir. He Ri Main To Prema Divani. Japo Re Rama Nama Sukhadai. Jo Tum Toro. Books. Events. Multimedia. Press. his songs are the ultimate expression of the spiritual seeker’s journey from estranged despair to blissful union with the divine which celebrates the Divine in all paths.

It is Mirabai’s hope that this book will serve as a reminder that a dedication to lovingkindness is the highest expression of. About the Book The devotional poems of Mirabai offers the reader a sober English translation of more than two hundred of her Padas, based on the interpretative work of Indian scholars that has appeared during the last few decades.

Three introductory essays deal with her life her place in the Bhakti movement and the characteristics of her poetry. Mirabai refused to die on her husband's funeral pyre, as was the custom.

Instead, she left her family compound, wrote her poems to Krishna, the Dark One, and sang and danced them in the streets. First performed on September 9,Susan Larson, soprano, and Craig Smith, : John Harbison.

Mirabai was one of the most famous of the women bhakta poets of north India. Mirabai is said to have been devoted to Krishna from a very early age, and in one of her poems she asks, O Krishna, did You ever rightly value my childhood love.

As her father was away much of the time, she was then sent to be raised at her grandfather’s house. More than 1, pads (poems) commonly known as bhajans. The name Mirabai Ceiba reflects the couple’s pan-global perspective. Mirabai () was a legendary Hindu devotional singer.

The Ceiba is the sacred tree of Latin America. Mirabai Ceiba’s debut album, Flores, was released on Spirit Voyage Records in It announced the arrival of an inspired new musical fusion drawn from far-flung. 50+ videos Play all Mix - Song of Life Mirabai Ceiba YouTube; Mirabai Ceiba ~ Mera man loche - Duration: by Bya-ma-rtaviews.

Relaxing. Find album reviews, stream songs, credits and award information for Mirabai - Mirabai Ceiba on AllMusic. The third edition of Mirabai’s book- Samadhi: Essence of the Divine is now available for sale at and available to purchase through this website.

Description: While in states of bliss, or Samadhi, Mirabai Devi experiences oneness with the Divine, which she terms Unity Consciousness. It was at this time; Princess Mirabai was born ().

Her mother passed away when she was very young and her father, Ratan Singh, was very busy with the kingdom. Growing up at her grandfather’s palace, Mirabai was deeply devoted to Krishna Bhagwan.

After Mirabai’s grandfather passed away, her uncle became the new king. Read "Mirabai" "We all want a Mirabai; we all want to thrill like the Dark One.

She holds with ash-caked arms her human skull begging bowl. She dances barefoot at twilight with the Sudras playing hand cymbals. Tattered orange saris spinning, braids bouncing.

She drinks the venom, plucks the black stone from the basket wails sonorous bhakti songs. English lyrics by anonymous, attributed to Sufi sources.

The Ocean refuses no river, no river The Open heart refuses no part of me, no part of you. All Workshops are Cancelled for now.

When we can once again meet we will post new workshops. Finding gold in Mirabai’s palace in Rajasthan. I’M ON AN INDIAN TRAIN, tucked into a second-class berth, lower. Above me a man is snoring loudly, and across from me a handsome man with greying hair, in a crisp kurtah, is reading “The Secret,” in English, which seems like an incongruous book for an Indian man to read in India.

The inspiring story of Meera Bai. There are very few Hindus who will not have heard about Meera is the Rajput princess whose devotional compositions have provided a voice to the spiritual of millions and have a distinct, emphasis to them.

Introduction. Mirabai (also known as Meerabai, Mira, Meera) is the most well known of the women bhakti (Hindu devotional) saints of India. According to tradition, this 16th-century royal devotee of Krishna was born in Merta in Rajasthan in the kingdom of Marwar and dedicated to Krishna from childhood, but married into the royal family of Mewar in Chittor, most say against her will.

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 great devotee of Lord Krishna and wrote many beautiful poems in praise of her Lord.

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 Starr, Author, Taos, NM. 6K likes. Mirabai teaches, speaks and writes with passion and poetry on the interconnected wisdom of the world's spiritual traditions.

This is a gathering place for. Written by one of the most beloved poet-saints of India, these love songs to Lord Krishna are earthy, sexy, and filled with spiritual devotion. Through her love songs, Mirabai decried the social injustices of her day--the oppression of women, outrages of the caste system, and lack of personal and religious freedom.

Two-color line drawings. Poems and songs by Mirabai. My love is reserved for Giridhara Gopal And for no-one else. -Mirabai. O my companion, all I can see is Shyam, All I can think of is Shyam Wherever my feet tread the earth I am dancing in his honour Mira’s Lord is the courtly Giridhara In.

In the fifty adaptations by Robert Bly and Jane Hirshfield that appear in their book Mirabai: Ecstatic Poems, it is as if Mirabai's poetry attains a new lease on life. "All I Was Doing Was Breathing," titled with such subtle resonance by Bly, makes previous English versions of this poem seem flat by comparison.

The most popular songs of Mirabai speak of her unflinching love for Lord Krishna, attempts to poison her, the miraculous escape and her blissful merging with God.

Mirabai (c–c) was a remarkable Hindu devotional poet-saint in 16th-century India. ‎ MIRABAI She gave her heart to Krishna Mira was a princess of a small kingdom in Rajasthan.

From childhood she was devoted to Krishna. She was married queen into the royal house of Chittor. Though the family deity was goddess Durga, she continued to worship and sing of. Genre/Form: Poetry: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Mīrābāī, active Songs of Mirabai. New Delhi: Arnold-Heinemann Publishers (India), [].

God of Love: A Guide to the Heart of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam: Written by Mirabai Starr, Edition, Publisher: Monkfish Book Publishing [Paperback] by Mirabai Starr | 15 May Today, Mirabai is considered one of the great female saints of India and her songs are still sung.

Moreover, there have been hundreds of songs composed in her honour and there are festivals devoted to her that take place around the time of Dusshera in Rajasthan. She is still very much alive today in the hearts of Indians.

Associated Mirabai Songs (Soprano or Mezzo-Soprano) Vocal Solo Series Composed by John Harbison Mirabai's ecstatic religious poetry was written in 16th century. Thanks Mirabai, it is the price we ALL pay for love Reply Rajnish Manga (12/16/ AM) Mirabai's devotional poems are liked and sung as folk-songs throughout the country.

Even the name Mirabai Ceiba embodies the influences of both India and Native Latin America. Mirabai () was a Hindu mystical singer. Her songs express the longing of the individual self to be one with the universal self, represented by Krishna.This is a book combining photographs of contemporary women of Rajasthan with translations of the ecstatic songs of Mirabai, the 15th century Rajasthani princess, poet and saint.Mira Bai, Hindu mystic and poet whose lyrical songs of devotion to the god Krishna are widely popular in northern India.

Mira Bai was a Rajput princess, the only child of Ratan Singh, younger brother of the ruler of Merta. Her royal education included music and religion as well as instruction in.