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Devotion to Krishna 25/02/2008 10:12:00 Krishna’s mother (yashoda)  We can look at Krishna and expect to get an ordinary religious experience, but  we get much more Krishna is everything, THE lord Loves his devotees Reciprocal – Krishna loves his devotees, cares for them Ch 25 – Indra is angry at Krishna Indra is mistaken about Krishna  Krishna sees Indra as ignorance and proud Switches to Vishnu – Both Indra and Vishnu are Vedic Krishna/Vishnu beat Indra to protect his worshipers Mirabai   part of bhakti movement Different from bhakti yoga of BGita Poetic tradition – started in South India, used Tamil languages – not sanskrit- based – started 600 ce or so 12 ALVARS – poet-saints of Tamil bhakti moved north – Mirabai part of  northern tradition, active in early 1500s Religiously speaking what happened between 600-1100 period – Islam
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Unformatted text preview: Islam to India soon after death of Mohammad by 1100 to 1200s Muslim rulers in some states many many believers Islam pushed out Buddhism Mirabai traditional dates are 1450 1547 or 1500 ish onward Princess in Gujarat in southern Rajisthan Resisted marriage and serving her husband She was consorting with different Krishna devotees, spoke to all jaties, varnas, classes, something never done by an elite before Krishna is her husband Dharma is bhakti devotion to him Human husband no your dahrma is to serve me Poem 2 p 246 in Krishna: a sourcebook Goes to meet other devotees meets Ravidas, a leatherworker who she takes as her guru Sings beautiful poems about krishna 25/02/2008 10:12:00 25/02/2008 10:12:00...
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