Story of a profane love: part 1

Anamika Agnihotri

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She was named after Meera. An Indian princess and a devotee of Lord Krishna. ( a Hindu god ) A princess who became epitome of devotion. Meera who even after getting married to a king, kept on loving her Krishna. And eventually she gave up all the royal luxuries and became a saint and poet.

This Meera is head of a Ashram. ( Hindi word for a building where religious activities are carried out ) Her ashram is situated at banks of river Yamuna, in an Indian city known as Vrindavan.

Vrindavan is said to be home of Krishna. Every year thousands of tourists from all over the world visit Vrindavan. And hundreds come here for the research on Hinduism.

Meera’s ashram houses many research scholars from many countries. They live there and spend time with people of ashram. Listening to their prayers, understating them, learning their religious practices.

Meera…

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