Amongst the several saints that have blessed our country, Kabir Das, the well known mystic poet, deserves a major credit for bringing about a revolution. He was a man of principles and practiced what he preached. People called him by different names like Das, sant, bhakta etc. As Das, he was referred to as the servant of humanity and thus a servant of divinity. Well, in this article, we will provide you with the biography of Kabir, which will enable you to explore the story of Kabir Das. We will tell you some interesting facts about saint Kabirdas.
Kabir played the role of a teacher and social reformer by the medium of
his writings, which mainly consisted of the two line verses called
Dohas. He had a strong belief in Vedanta, Sufism, Vaishnavism and Nath
sampradaya. He applied the knowledge that he gained through the various
experiences of his life. He was always in the pursuit of truth and
nothing could hold him back. Kabir was well known for his religious
affiliation. Read further to know about the life history of Sant Kabir.
There are plenty of legends associated with the birth and death of
Kabir (1440 -1518). Some people are of the say that, he was born in a
Muslim weaver family, while others say that he was born to a Brahmin
widow. It is said that, when he headed his way for heaven, tussle took
place between the Hindus and Muslims over the issue of performance of
the last rites. Eventually, in the memory of the great Kabir, his tomb
as well as a Samadhi Mandir, both were constructed, which are still
standing erect next to each other. According to another legend, in a
short span of time before his death, Kabir took a holy bath in the two
rivers, namely Ganga and Karmnasha, so as to wash away his sins as well
as the good deeds.
Kabir's poetry is a reflection of his philosophy about life. His
writings were mainly based on the concept of reincarnation and karma.
Kabir's philosophy about life was very clear-cut. He believed in living
life in a very simplistic manner. He had a strong faith in the concept
of oneness of God. He advocated the notion of Koi bole Ram Ram Koi
Khudai.... The basic idea was to spread the message that whether you
chant the name of Hindu God or Muslim God, the fact is that there is
only one God who is the creator of this beautiful world. More