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A Weaver Named Kabir

Charlotte Vaudeville

A Weaver Named Kabir

Selected Verses With a Detailed Biographical and Historical Introduction (French Studies on South Asian Culture and Society)

by Charlotte Vaudeville

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: general,
  • Hinduism,
  • Literary studies: classical, early & medieval,
  • Poetry & poets: classical, early & medieval,
  • Works by individual poets: classical, early & medieval,
  • History,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Hindi,
  • History: World,
  • India,
  • Eastern - General,
  • Literary,
  • Biography & Autobiography / Literary,
  • Asia - India & South Asia

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages400
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9339906M
    ISBN 100195639332
    ISBN 109780195639339

    Kabir was married, had children, and lived the simple life of a weaver. Although Kabir labored to bring the often clashing religious cultures of Islam and Hinduism together, he was equally disdainful of professional piety in any form. This earned him the hatred and . This book explores the life of one of India's greatest religious and literary figures. As a symbol of secularism and religious tolerance, Kabir is the medieval counterpart of Mahatma Gandhi, as a poet whose verses continue to enjoy enormous popularity, he prefigures Tyagaraja and Tagore. Born a lower-caste muslim weaver, Kabir opposed superstition.

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      The word ‘Kabir’ is derived from the name of one of the Gods in Islam. People often refer to this mystic poet as Das, Sufi-Saint or Bhakt. Born in fifteenth century in Benaras, when the city was facing a cultural concoction with the Bhakti movement, the early life of Kabir played a crucial role in the formation of his spiritual ideologies. The Bijak of Kabir. New Delhi: Oxford University Press, Keay, F. E. Kabir and His Followers. New Delhi: Aravali Books International, Vaudeville, Charlotte. A Weaver Named Kabir: Selected Verses with a Detailed Biographical and Historical Introduction. .


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A Weaver named Kabir. This book explores the life of one of India's greatest religious and literary figures. As a symbol of secularism and religious tolerance, Kabir is the medieval counterpart of Mahatma Gandhi, as a poet whose verses continue to enjoy enormous popularity, he prefigures Tyagaraja /5.

His writings include scathing attacks against Brahmanical pride, caste prejudice and untouchability, as well as against the dogmatism and bigotry he perceived within Islam. Written by one of the greatest scholars of medieval Indian religious culture, A Weaver Named Kabir provides all that is essential to understand and appreciate Kabir/5(4).

His writings include scathing attacks against Brahmanical pride, caste prejudice and untouchability, as well as against the dogmatism and bigotry he perceived within Islam. Written by one of the greatest scholars of medieval Indian religious culture, A Weaver Named Kabir provides all that is essential to understand and appreciate by: A Weaver Named Kabir: Selected Verses With a Detailed Biographical and Historical Introduction (French Studies on South Asian Culture and Society) by Vaudeville Charlotte () Paperback on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

A Weaver Named Kabir: Selected Verses With a Detailed Biographical and Historical Introduction (French Studies on South Asian Culture and Society). As a symbol of secularism and religious tolerance, Kabir is the medieval counterpart of Mahatma Gandhi, as a poet whose verses continue to enjoy enormous popularity, he prefigures Tyagaraja and Tagore.

Born a lower-caste muslim weaver, Kabir opposed superstition, empty ritualism and bigotry. A Weaver Named Kabir - Selected Verses with a Detailed Biographical and Histroical Introduction Paperback – January 1, /5(4).

Charlotte Vaudeville is the author of A Weaver named Kabir ( avg rating, 4 ratings, 1 review, published ), Myths, Saints And Legends In Medieval /5. Book Name: Kabir- The Weaver of God's NameCompiled by: V.K.

SethiPublisher: Radha Soami Satsang BeasYear: Language: English. Urdu Books at Kashmir Research Institute, Srinagar, 'Kabir - The Weaver of God's Name - Radha Soami'. Kabir(—) was a mystic poet and saint of India, whose writings have greatly influenced the Bhakti movement. Not much is known of Kabir's birth parents, but it is known that he was brought up in a family of Muslim weavers.

He was found by a Muslim weaver named Niru and his wife, Nima, in Lehartara, situated in Varanasi/5. - Buy A Weaver Named Kabir: Selected Verses, with a Detailed Biographical and Historical Introduction (French Studies in South Asian Culture and Society) book online at best prices in India on Read A Weaver Named Kabir: Selected Verses, with a Detailed Biographical and Historical Introduction (French Studies in South Asian Culture and Society) book reviews & author details Reviews: 4.

A Weaver Named Kabir: Selected Verses With a Detailed Biographical and Historical Introduction (French Studies on South Asian Culture and Society).

A Weaver named Kabir This book explores the life of one of India s greatest religious and literary figures As a symbol of secularism and religious tolerance Kabir is the medieval counterpart of Mahatma Gandhi as a poet.

A Weaver named Kabir Charlotte Vaudeville. Primary Menu. Search for. 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 north India, From the Punjab to the Deccan.

Vaudeville, Charlotte (), A Weaver Named Kabir: Selected Verses with a Biographical and Historical Introduction, Oxford University Press, ISBN ; External links. Format: Book; ISBN: ; LOC call number: PKK3 A ; Published: Delhi ; New York: Oxford University Press, affiliation. In an introduction to her book „A Weaver Named Kabir‟, Charlotte Vaudeville rightly stated, “ Kabir is one of the best known and most revered names in Indian tradition.

From the Punjab to Bengal and from the Himalayan frontiers to South India, he has File Size: KB. Hindi poetry; Kabir, active 15th century.; Kabir, 15th cent. A weaver named Kabir: selected verses, with a detailed biographical and historical introduction / Charlotte Vaudeville - Details - Trove. Buy A Weaver Named Kabir: Selected Verses with a Detailed Biographical and Historical Introduction (French Studies in South Asian Culture & Society) by Kabir, Charlotte Vaudeville (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Kabir’s story is surrounded by contradictory legends that emanate from both Hindu and Islamic sources, which claim him by turns as a Sufi and a Hindu saint.

Undoubtedly, his name is of Islamic ancestry, and he is said to be the actual or adopted child of a Muslim weaver of Varanasi, the city in which the chief events of his life took place. PENGUIN CLASSICS THE WEAVER'S SONGS Vinay Dharwadker was born in Pune in ,and was educated at St.

Stephen's College, Delhi University, and the University of Chicago. He is the author of a book of poems, Sunday at the Lodi Gardens (),and an editor of The Oxford Anthology of Modern Indian Poetry (), a co-editor of The Collected Poems of A. K. Ramanujan (), and the general .A Weaver Named Kabir Selected Verses.

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