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Kabīr was a mystic poet and saint of India, whose writings have greatly influenced the Bhakti movement. The name Kabir comes from Arabic al-Kabīr which means 'The Great' – the 37th name of God in Islam. Kabir's legacy is today carried forward by the Kabir Panth, a religious community that recognizes him as its founder and is one of the Sant Mat sects. Its members, known as Kabir panthis, are estimated to be around 9,600,000. They are spread over north and central India, as well as dispersed with the Indian diaspora across the world, up from 843,171 in the 1901 census. His writings include Bijak, Sakhi Granth, Kabir Granthawali and Anurag Sagar.

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List of poems by Kabir 75 total

Tell me, O Swan, your ancient tale
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Are you looking for me?
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Illusion and Reality
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Having Crossed The River
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I talk to my inner lover, and I say, why such rush?
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Brother, I've Seen Some
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Lift The Veil 138 ViewsRate it
O My heart! The Supreme Spirit
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My Swan, Let us Fly
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O Slave, liberate yourself 124 ViewsRate it
Oh Friend, I Love You, Think This Over 124 ViewsRate it
It Is Needless To Ask Of A Saint 122 ViewsRate it
How do you 121 ViewsRate it
Where do you search me
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O friend
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I've Burned My Own House Down 116 ViewsRate it
Plucking Your Eyebrows 116 ViewsRate it
The spiritual athlete often changes the color of his clothes
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Within this Earthen Vessel
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I Said To The Wanting-Creature Inside Me
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Abode of the Beloved
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Lamps burn in every house
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To what shore would you cross
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When The Day Came 104 ViewsRate it
The Guest is inside you, and also inside me
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Looking at the grinding stones - Dohas (Couplets) I
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I Have Attained The Eternal Bliss
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He's That Rascally Kind Of Yogi
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I have been thinking
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Knowing Nothing Shuts The Iron Gates 98 ViewsRate it
The Word
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Friend, Hope For The Guest While You Are Alive
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Tentacles of Time
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Between the Poles of the Conscious
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Hang Up The Swing Of Love Today!
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My body and my mind
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O How may I ever express that secret word?
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The Swan flies away
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The Time Before Death
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Hey brother, why do you want me to talk? 83 ViewsRate it
To Thee Thou Hast Drawn My Love
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His Death In Benares 81 ViewsRate it
I Burst Into Laughter
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Many Hoped 77 ViewsRate it
Friend, Wake Up! Why Do You Go On Sleeping? 75 ViewsRate it
O lord Increate, who will serve Thee?
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To be a Slave of Intensity
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The Moon Shines In My Body
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O servant where dost thou seek me
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There's A Moon Inside My Body
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The self forgets itself 60 ViewsRate it
My body is flooded
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The bhakti path
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When He Himself Reveals Himself
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Hiding In This Cage 58 ViewsRate it
Hope For Him
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When you were born in this world - Dohas II
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I won’t come
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Chewing slowly
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I Laugh When I Hear That The Fish In The Water Is Thirsty
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I Played day and night
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How Humble Is God
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Where Spring, the lord of the seasons
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The Lord Is In Me
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The river and its waves are one
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The Light of the Sun
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The Bride-Soul
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The middle region of the sky
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Do Not Go To The Garden Of Flowers 39 ViewsRate it
What Kind Of God?
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The Last Flight
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Tell me Brother
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The Impossible Pass 36 ViewsRate it
The Dropp and The Sea 31 ViewsRate it
When I found the boundless knowledge 26 ViewsRate it

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