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Kabīr in the Gurū Granth
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Kabīr is without doubt the most widely known and revered North Indian spiritual thinker and mystic (sant) of the medieval period. His thoughts, embodied in poems, songs, and short epigrammatic couplets, often sound as radical and unsettling to the present-day listener, or reader, as the…

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Jaroslav Strnad, “Kabīr in the Gurū Granth”, in: Brill's Encyclopedia of Sikhism Online, Edited by: Knut A. Jacobsen, Gurinder Mann Singh, Kristina Myrvold, Eleanor Nesbitt. Consulted online on 23 February 2020 <>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20170712

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