Bhagat Kabir (1440 to 1518)

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Bhagat Kabir was a devotee and spiritual poet who lived in Uttar Pardesh, India. In the Siri Guru Granth Sahib, there are 227 Padas in 17 ragas and 237 sloks of Kabir.

Kabir was born in a Muslim family. He is revered by Hindus, Muslims and Sikhs. He played the role of a teacher and social reformer by the medium of his writings. Like other devotees, Kabir did not believe in ritualism, the worshiping of deities, or the caste system.

~ This information was originally published by SikhiWiki, on the page “Bhagat Kabir.


Video: Bhagat Kabir’s Lesson on Awareness

In this short video, SS Rajveer Singh speaks about the lesson that Bhagat Kabir ji teaches us about inner awareness: