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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- Abode of the Beloved
- Looking at the grinding stones - Dohas (...
- There's A Moon Inside My Body
- Are you looking for me?
- I Said To The Wanting-Creature Inside Me
- Illusion and Reality
- Where do you search me
- The Last Flight
- Tentacles of Time
- When you were born in this world - Dohas...
- Between the Poles of the Conscious
- I have been thinking
- Brother, I've Seen Some
- Hiding In This Cage
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