Who is Kabir

Kabir Das (1398–1518): 14–15  was a 15th-century Indian mystic poet and saint. His writings influenced Hinduism's Bhakti movement, and his verses are found in Sikhism's scripture Guru Granth Sahib, the Satguru Granth Sahib of Saint Garib Das, and Kabir Sagar.Born in the city of Varanasi in what is now Uttar Pradesh, he is known for being critical of both organized religion and religions. He questioned what he regarded to be the meaningless and unethical practices of all religions, primarily what he considered to be the wrong practices in the Hindu and Muslim religions. During his lifetime, he was threatened by both Hindus and Muslims for his views. When he died, several Hindus and the Muslims he had inspired claimed him as theirs.Kabir suggested that "Truth" is with the person who ...
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Kabir Poems

  • Abode Of The Beloved
    Oh Companion That Abode Is Unmatched,
    Where My Complete Beloved Is.

    In that Place There Is No Happiness or Unhappiness, ...
  • Looking At The Grinding Stones - Dohas (couplets) I
    Looking at the grinding stones, Kabir laments
    In the duel of wheels, nothing stays intact.

    searching for the wicked, met not a single one ...
  • There's A Moon Inside My Body
    THE moon shines in my body, but my blind eyes cannot see it:
    The moon is within me, and so is the sun.
    The unstruck drum of Eternity is sounded within me; but my deaf ears cannot hear it.
    ...
  • Illusion And Reality
    What is seen is not the Truth
    What is cannot be said
    Trust comes not without seeing
    Nor understanding without words ...
  • I Said To The Wanting-creature Inside Me
    I said to the wanting-creature inside me:
    What is this river you want to cross?
    There are no travelers on the river-road, and no road.
    Do you see anyone moving about on that bank, or nesting?...
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Body 24 I Love You 21 Love 21 Soul 15 Life 15 Away 15 Time 15 Water 15 Sky 13 Friend 13


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