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The revered and loved saint of the Bhakti era is Meera Bai. Her songs have been sung by great masters like Pt. D.V. Palukar and Pt. Omkarnath Thakur. Singers like M.S. Subbalakshmi, Kishori Amoankar and Parveen Sultana have sung these Bhajans in their inimitable styles. Meera Bhajans sung by Lata Mangeshkar are all time favourites. 'Mhara Re' is an immortal song which expresses Meera's intense devotion. This song has been set to music by Hridaynath Mangeshkar.

Course Format

Introduction to the song -Mhara re

Learning the song Mhara re



To develop awareness about Meera and her Bhajans

To understand the jist meaning of Meera's poetry

To develop awareness about the Raga which the song is based on and the Swara mapping

To learn to recite the Theka of Taal Dadra

To learn the Bhajan 'Mhara re Giridhar Gopal' 

Learning outcomes

The student is able to

present the Bhajan 'Mhara re Giridhar Gopal' in perfect melody and rhythm

Skill Level HV108. Sudent has training in classical music for at least 2 years.

Introduction to the song -Mhara re
  • Meera and her Bhajans
  • The Bhajan 'Mhara re' - meaning
  • The song 'Mhara re' - composition and composer
  • The Raga description
  • Taal Dadra
Learning the song Mhara re
  • Lyrics of the song 'Mhara re'
  • Swaras of the song Mhara re
  • Performance of the Bhajan 'Mhara re'