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Meera (1498 - 1547) was a Rajput princess who lived in a north Indian state called Rajasthan. She was a devout follower of Lord Krishna. Although she married a Rajput prince, she always believed that she was the property of Krishna. She gradually renounced everything, including her life. As she declined to forgo Krishna, the prince threatened finally to poison her food but she readily accepted and gave up her life. Meera is hence regarded as a first class devotee.

Meera composed numerous bhajans, which are popular even to this day.