Kabir 1440 1518 Songs of Kabir

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Songs of Kabir Kabir, 1440-1518 Release date: 2004-09-01 Source: Bebook This eBook was prepared by Chetan K. Jain. Originally scanned at sacred-texts.com by John B. Hare. SONGS OF KAB� Translated by Rabindranath Tagore Introduction by Evelyn Underhill New York, The Macmillan Company 1915 INTRODUCTION The poet Kab�, a selection from whose songs is here for the first time offered to English readers, is one of the most interesting personalities in the history of Indian mysticism. Born in o
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Songs of Kabir Kabir, 1440-1518 Release date: 2004-09-01 Source: BebookThis eBook was prepared by Chetan K. Jain. Originally scanned at sacred-texts.com by John B. Hare.SONGS OF KAB� Translated by Rabindranath Tagore Introduction by Evelyn Underhill New York, The Macmillan Company 1915INTRODUCTION The poet Kab� , a selection from whose songs is here for the first time offered to English readers, is one of the most interesting personalities in the history of Indian mysticism. Born in or near Benares, of Mohammedan parents, and probably about the year 1440, be became in early life a disciple of the celebrated Hindu ascetic R� � anda. R� � anda had brought to Northern India the religious revival which R� � uja, the great twelfth-century reformer of Br� manism, had initiated in the South. This revival was in part a reaction against the increasing formalism of the orthodox cult, in part an assertion of the demands of the heart as against the intense intellectualism of the Ved� ta philosophy, the exaggerated monism which that philosophy proclaimed. It took in R� � uja's
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