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Jone Johnson Lewis

Bhakti Poet and Saint

By October 1, 2013

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In the 16th century, Mirabai's willingness to sacrifice family respect and traditional gender, family, and caste restrictions, and to devote herself completely and enthusiastically to Krishna, made her an important role model in a religious movement that stressed ecstatic devotion and that rejected traditional divisions based on sex, class, caste, and creed. Learn more: Mirabai: Bhakti Poet and Saint


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