New Delhi, Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt Ltd: 2017
Edition: First Edition
Seller ID: 900451
Kabir is among the greatest figures in Indian religious and literary history. As a symbol of secularism and religious tolerance, he is the medieval counterpart of Mahatma Gandhi; as a poet whose verses enjoy enormous popularity and epitomize folk wisdom, he prefigures Tyagaraja and Tagore. Born a lower-caste Muslim weaver, Kabir opposed superstition, empty ritualism and bigotry. His writings were in the language of the common people-the rough and earthy idiom of old Hindi-and these caught the popular imagination so powerfully that his voice gained a remarkable hold within a vast stretch of nor... View More...