Mirabai

(1498 - 1546 / Kudki / India)

I Do Not Care About Social Norms - Poem by Mirabai

I will fasten the bells of his love to my feet
And dance in front of Girdhar.
Dancing and dancing I will please his eyes;
My love is an ancient one.
My love is the only truth.

I do not care about social norms
Nor do I keep my family's honour.
I cannot forget, even for a moment,
The beauty of my lover.
I am dyed in Hari's colour.

[Translated by Shreprakash Kurl]


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  • Abderrahmane Dakir Abderrahmane Dakir (1/1/2016 8:41:00 AM)

    So sweet I like it so much. Thank you for sharing. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Poem Edited: Tuesday, April 3, 2012


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