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(1440 - 1518 / Pratapgar, Uttar Pradesh, India)

Kabir
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Kabir (also Kabira) (Hindi: कबीर, Punjabi: ਕਬੀਰ, Urdu: کبير‎) was a mystic poet and saint of India, whose writings have greatly influenced the Bhakti movement. The name Kabir comes from Arabic al-Kabīr which means 'The Great' - the 37th name of God in Islam.

Apart from having an important influence on Sikhism, Kabir's legacy is today carried forward by the Kabir Panth ("Path of Kabir"), a religious community that recognizes him as its founder and is one of the Sant Mat sects. Its members, known as Kabir panthis, are estimated to be around 9,600,000. They are spread over north and central India, as well as dispersed with the Indian diaspora across the world, up from 843,171 in the ... more »

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  • V P Mahur (1/27/2014 3:02:00 AM)

    A poet unique in his vision and great soul forever.

  • Vineet Chhikara (5/27/2013 6:33:00 AM)

    poem lovers... check out my poems...

  • Arron Fowler (1/8/2013 12:14:00 AM)

    Brilliant writer i enjoy reading all the spiritual poems

  • Nikhil Sharma (12/14/2012 12:21:00 PM)

    he was a philosophical and spiritual writer.....he is the idol of many hindus and I adore him as a writer!

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