Sadguru Kabir Saheb Ji

Sat means TrueGuru means Teacher

Satguru is a title given specifically only to an enlightened sant (saint) whose life’s purpose is to guide others.

Satguru Kabir Saheb is considered to be one of the greatest poets as well as mystics ever born in India. He believed that human beings are equal and being one with God is the ultimate aim of every individual. His love and devotion towards the Supreme One clearly reflect in His poetry. His Guru was Ramanand and his disciple was Dharam Das.

Early Life

As per the life history of Satguru Kabir Saheb, he was born in 1398 AD. It is said that he was found floating on a lotus leaf in a tank in Banaras by a Muslim weaver. The weaver took the vulnerable child under his care and following the traditional manner, gave him the name of ‘Kabir’, meaning ‘the great one’. Even at a young age, Kabir displayed enormous spiritual talent.

Guru Kabir ke Dohe

The hallmark of Kabir’s works consists of his two line couplets, known as the ‘Kabir ke Dohe’. The Dohas reflect the deep philosophical thinking of the poet saint.

The Philosophy of Satguru Kabir Saheb

The  List of Dharam Das Acharya’s(Hajur).

 
 
1.Churamani Nam(Son) 16.Uditmani Nam 31. Santokh Nam
2.Sudarshan Nam 17. Mukundmani Nam 32. Chatrik Nam
3. Kulpati Nam 18.Ardh Nam 33. Dadhi Nam
4. Pramodh Nam 19.Udai Nam 34. Neh Nam
5.Kewal Nam 20.Gyan Nam 35. Adi Nam
6. Amol Nam 21.Hansmani Nam 36. Maha Nam
7. Surat Sanehi Nam 22. Sukrit Nam 37. Nij Nam
8.Haqq Nam 23. Agrmani Nam 38. Sahib Das Nam
9. Pak Nam 24. Ras Nam 39.Udhawa Das Nam
10. Praghat Nam 25. Gungmani Nam 40. Karuna Nam
11. Dhiraj Nam 26. Paras Nam 41.Uddhar Nam
12.Ugra Nam 27. Jagrat Nam 42. Drigh Nam
13.Daya Nam 28. Bringhmani Nam 43. Mahamani Nam
14.Gridhmani Nam 29.Akah  Nam  
15. Prakash Nam 30. Kanthmani Nam  

Kabir Panth

Kabir = Satguru Kabir Saheb
Panth = Way of life

Kabir Panth is not only a religion but a way of life.

In the sense that you don’t have to convert or be confined into strict rules and restricted ideas to understand and benefit from Satguru Kabir Saheb’s philosophy.

Five pillars of Kabir Panth :

Love

Humanity

Compassion

Non-violence

Truth

There are an estimated 25 million Kabir Panthis worldwide and over 3000 Ashrams worldwide. The majority of the Kabir Panthis are in India, however, with migration, the Panth has branches worldwide

Kabir Saheb was raised by a childless couple named Niru and Nimma, who found him near Lahara Tara Lake, adjacent to the holy city of Varanasi. His birth is surrounded by legends. The most popular belief is that being the supreme power, he appeared in form of a baby. He was never “born” as such.

He was a Bhakti saint, who sang the ideals of seeing all of the humanity as one, his name, Kabir, is often interpreted as Guru’s Grace. He kept himself away from the fundamentalism of all the religions and explained the root philosophies of spirituality.

History of Varanasi

The land of Varanasi (Kashi) has been the ultimate pilgrimage spot for ages. Often referred to as Benares, Varanasi is the oldest living city in the world. These few lines by Mark Twain say it all: “Benaras is older than history, older than tradition, older even than legend and looks twice as old as all of them put together”. Hindus believe that one who is graced to die on the land of Varanasi would attain salvation and freedom from the cycle of birth and re-birth. Abode of Lord Shiva and Parvati, the origins of Varanasi are yet unknown. The Ganges in Varanasi is believed to have the power to wash away the sins of mortals.

Varanasi has also been a great centre of learning for ages. Varanasi is associated with the promotion of spiritualism, mysticism, Sanskrit, yoga and Hindi language and honored authors such as the ever-famous novelist Prem Chand and Tulsi Das, the famous saint-poet who wrote Ram Charit Manas. Aptly called as the cultural capital of India, Varanasi has provided the right platform for all cultural activities to flourish.

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