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Kabirdas (1399-1518)

Saint Poet

Kabirdas was a great saint poet of Varanasi who preached the oneness of God and humanity as well as Hindu-Muslim unity. A disciple of Swami Ramananda, Kabir is regarded as one of the pioneers of Hindi literature. He wrote a number of devotional verses, which were compiled into 'Kabir Granthavali'. His works were later translated into Bengali and English. A number of his verses are recorded in Guru Granth Sahib.

Updated on 10th July, 2015


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