Mirabai

(1498 - 1546 / Kudki / India)

The Dagger


The dagger of love has pierced my heart.
I was going to the river to fetch water,
A golden pitcher on my head.
Hariji has bound me
By the thin thread of love,
And wherever He draws me,
Thither I go.
Mira's Lord is the courtly Giridhara:
This is the nature
Of his dark and beautiful form.





Submitted: Thursday, January 01, 2004

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