He wrote from the depth of his heart. He died in the year 1518. Tradition tells us that Swami Ramanand was his Guru a teacher. On the basis of modern research, it seems probable that Kabir belonged to a family of non-celibate yogis converted, not long before and to a considerable degree superficially to Islam. He said that true guru is the one who can be attained through direct experience. Hindus called him Kabir Das, but it is impossible to say whether Kabir was Brahmin or Sufi, Vedantist or Vaishnavite. It is Kabir's view that salvation is the process of bringing into union these two divine principles.
Kabir was a weaver, a simple and unlettered man who earned his living at the loom. His early life was in a Muslim family, but he was strongly influenced by his teacher, the Hindu bhakti leader Ramananda. Kabir believed in sell-surrender and God's bhakti. In common with all monastic, ascetic or otherworldly sects, Kabir does not think well of women. The poetry of Kabir Das The Sant Kabir Das may compose many of the poetry in his life. The writing style and language of the Kabir Das is very simple and beautiful. He always believed in the Karma of life.
While many ideas reign as to who his living influences were, the only Guru of whom he ever spoke was Satguru. If I tell the truth they rush to beat me, if I lie they trust me. Sant Kabir Jayanti 2016 Monday 20 June Sant Kabir Saint Kabir is the spiritual, religious and the mystic saint of India who lived in 14 th and 15 th century and who still lives in the hearts of his devotees who follow his teachings embodied in his poems and dohas couplets or the two liner verses. The basic religious principles he espouses are simple. His life The birth and childhood of Kabir are hidden in mystery. He composed verses prolifically, and his works reflect his own universal view of spirituality.
The social and practical manifestation of Kabir's philosophy has rung through the ages. An independent thinker, he questioned the futile and meaningless rituals followed by the adherents of both Hinduism and Islam, and suggested that the True God is only with the person who is on the path of righteousness and considered all creatures on earth as his own self. In fact, today Kabirdas is known more for his poems and the dohas but these were his secondary contribution to the society. The Sants were not homogeneous, consisting mostly of these Sants' presentation of socio-religious attitudes based on bhakti devotion as described a thousand years earlier in the Bhagavad Gita. The cosmological views of Kabir give a clear clue to his worldview.
Kabir lay on the steps of the ghat in such a way that Ramanand stepped on him. In his poems, he was quick to tell the illustrations of moral and spiritual truth in the incidents of everyday life , and many of his similes and metaphors are very striking. The history is: once, Kashi King called all the saints to his kingdom as he heard much fame of the Kabir das. Therefore, the whole apparatus of piety, Hindu and Muslim alike—the temple and mosque, idol and holy water, scriptures and priests—were denounced by this clear-sighted poet as mere substitutes for reality. They got pardon and from that time the King was always united with the Kabirchaura Math.
To him who is free from delusion, Hindu and Mussalman are the same. His parents were extremely poor and uneducated but they very heartily adopted the little baby and trained him about their own business. So, he took recourse to a trick. He was picked up by Niru, a Muslim weaver who did not have a child. The Bijak is one of the most sacred books of the Kabir Panth sect.
Kabirchaura Math Mulgadi has its own affluent traditions and effective history. He was insulted by some people but he never attended. Thereafter, he moved about throughout northern India with his disciples; continuing in exile the life of an apostle and a poet of love. Ramananda was not acceptable to the Kabir Das as his disciple before starting. Do you see anyone moving about on that bank, or nesting? He stated, for example, Saints I see the world is mad.
He criticized the formalities of all religions. Neeru teela was the house of his parents the Neeru and Neema. Kabir travelled in and around Benaras to preach his beliefs. This collection of poems demonstrates Kabir's own universal view of spirituality. In the starting Ramananda was not agreeing to accept Kabir Das as his disciple.
He wanted man to give upon pride, anger, envy, and ego. The verses or dohas of Guru Kabir are still read by people with awe and admiration. Nath Yogis in addition to the yogic conception that all truth is experimental, i. As a poor weaver, he learned his humble livelihood. It is considered that he got all his spiritual training from his Guru named, Ramananda, in his early childhood. Guru Kabir ke Dohe The hallmark of Kabir's works consists of his two line couplets, known as the 'Kabir ke Dohe'. The teaching of Kabir Das The Sant Kabir considered his spiritual training, which he had taken from his guru Ramananda.
He had written his dohas very boldly and naturally which are full of meanings and significance. Hence all of us must help one another and live like brothers and sisters. According to the legends, the childless Muslim weavers named Niru and Nimma found him near Lahara Tara lake, adjacent to the holy city of Varanasi by, and adopted him. Jayanti means birth anniversary and thus Sant Kabir Jayanti is celebrated with great fervor by the devotees and followers of Saint Kabir. He preached to all by gathering self and his followers. Ramananda appears to have accepted Kabir, and though Muslim legends speak of the famous Sufi Pir, Takki of Jhansi, as Kabir's master in later life, the Hindu saint is the only human teacher to whom he acknowledges indebtedness in his songs.