(1498 - 1546 / Kudki / India)

I Have Found My Guru - Poem by Mirabai

I have found a guru in Raidas, he has

given me the pill of knowledge.

I lost the honor of the royal family, I

went astray with the sadhus.

I constantly rise up, go to God’s

temple, and dance, snapping my


I don’t follow the norms as an oldest

daughter-in-law, I have thrown

away the veil.

I have taken refuge with the great

guru, and snapped my fingers at

the consequences.

Comments about I Have Found My Guru by Mirabai

  • (12/24/2017 7:18:00 AM)

    Pure true love in air.......Just praying for blessings from her, hope that this kind of poems reach the masses...... (Report) Reply

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  • Ayni Artistique (9/30/2017 7:25:00 AM)

    The Guru, God and the Truth are One and the same. Tatvamasi. (Report) Reply

  • (9/30/2017 3:02:00 AM)

    Affirmation of Knowledge as the time honored lifter of veils. (Report) Reply

  • Indira Renganathan (3/8/2017 7:54:00 AM)

    Come what may...my Lord is there...very brave and confident verses....pranams (Report) Reply

  • Shah Surja (11/26/2015 1:26:00 PM)

    I have taken refuge with the great guru, and snapped my fingers at the consequences. (Report) Reply

  • (8/24/2009 6:03:00 PM)

    Defying the norm..what a rebel..very plainly outspoken... (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, January 1, 2004

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