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Kabir

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

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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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  • Gangadharan Nair Pulingat (7/6/2014 3:57:00 AM)

    A great saint poet of India who stood for peace, kindness, and brotherhood.

  • 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!

  • Dubos Jean Patrick (9/30/2012 10:55:00 AM)

    bra is not in any way to be associated with urdu script, for sure close to hindi, of course in the la guage of kabir one will find urdu, arabic, persian and may be else words according to the person who wrote his messages that came to us today which one are true kabir saying that has been the work of scholars to decide after long years of work in this field

  • Nadine Lockhart (9/15/2012 3:09:00 PM)

    Does anyone know whether the Braj dialect (which he spoke) was closer to Hindi or Urdu script when his poems were first written down (by someone other than he as I understand he did not write and all his poem were in the oral tradition) ?

  • Eyear Dugg (9/13/2012 12:54:00 PM)

    Ghanta, ...

    NO COMPARISON BETWEEN ENGLISH AND HINDI: : :

    HINDI IS BEST AND VERY OLD LANGUAGE AND HAS A VERY DEEP MEANING WORDS: : :

  • Eyear Dugg (9/13/2012 12:51:00 PM)

    And yes, ...
    if yo want to spread his poem worldwide...plz du dat...

    but IN REAL AND ORIGINAL LANGUAGE.. and make hindi as a international language...
    m with yo...
    but m against wot yo did...

    MIND IT:

  • Eyear Dugg (9/13/2012 12:48:00 PM)

    I just created an account on this website to say that....

    THE WRITER OF THIS BLOCK / PAGE IS SPOILET OR INSULTED HINDI LITERATURE BY CONVERTING KABIR'S poems in english...

    biography in english is o.k but not with his poems...

    plz rewrite this block...

    DONT SPOIL HINDI LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE...

    -eyEar dugg (first fastest rapper of India in world.)

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