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KABIR (1440-1518)

Kabir the weaver-poet-saint of Uttar Pradesh, probably lived in the fifteenth century. Scholars differ about his exact dates of birth and death.

A Muslim by birth, he found Ram in Rahim and propounded a humanistic philosophy, cutting through the conventions of caste, creed and cult.

He mostly wrote in two-line couplets, known as dohas, expressing his intimate love for the Almighty.

Kahir was essentially a mystic. He had no teacher. His spiritual insights and philosophical thoughts were intuitive.

Kabir's poems are contained in the Adi Granth, the holy scripture of the Sikhs.

The mystic songs of Kabir, preaching the omnipresence of God, and expressing"a heartfelt desire for union with Him are a preciouslegacy of nOt only India, but all the world.