are the best books for Sant Kabir Doha with an explanation?
one of the main poet-saints of the Bhakti movement. His writings were majorly
dedicated to the devotion of Lord Krishna, Ram, and Vishnu. He wrote verses in
simple Hindi which later came to be known as “Kabir Dohe”. Since then, hundreds
and thousands of books have been written on these verses, explaining their
deeper meanings. Some of them are “संत कबीर और उनके उपदेश- Saint Kabir And His Teachings”
by Abhilash Das, “सीख कबीर की- Lessons
of Kabir (An Old Book)” by Nikunj Agarwal, “कबीर दोहावली : Kabir Dohavali” by Sant
you list some of the best Kabir's Dohe?
Here is some of the best Kabir Dohe that takes us
closer to God and farther from our ego: “Jaati na poochho sadhu ki, Pooch
lijiye gyaan. Mol karo talwar ki, pada rehne do myaan”, “Bura jo dekhan main
chala, bura na miliya koi. Jo ghar dekha aapna, mujhse bura na koye”, “Aisi
baani boliye, mann ka aapa khoye. Auran ko sheetal kare, aapo sheetal hoye”,
“Dukh mein sumiran sab kare sukh mein karey na koye. Jo sukh mein sumiran kare,
Dukh kahe ko koye”.
can I know more about Kabir?
Kabir is known for his devotional writings that
contain immense transcendental teachings. He showed the path of devotion to
people and taught them that Bhakti is the most sublime method of achieving the
lotus feet of the Lord. Many authors have written about the life and teachings
of Sant Kabir in their books. Surely enough, books are the basis of knowledge.
You can know more about Sant Kabir in the books which are available on the online
store of Exotic India.
is your favorite among the dohas of Sant Kabir?
Sant Kabir’s Dohe (verses) is the most famous poetry
work in Hindi
literature. These Dohas are the source of inspiration and enlightenment for
many people across the globe. The most famous Doha of Sant Kabir is “Bura jo
dekhan main chala, bura na miliya koi. Jo ghar dekha aapna, mujhse bura na
koye”. In this Doha, Kabir is trying to acknowledge the fact that most people
try to find faults in others, ignoring a pile of faults and negative tendencies
such as lust, anger, greed, and envy within themselves. Spiritual advancement
happens when the direction of fault-finding propensity is turned towards
oneself, instead of others.
do Kabir’s teachings teach us?
Sant Kabir showed a strong inclination and interest
in the topics of spirituality from his childhood. He was inquisitive to know
about the secret of life and the nature of God. Later, he became a well-known
saint poet and wrote “Kabir Dohe”; verses that teach spiritual lessons and are
full of transcendental knowledge. Kabir’s famous teachings teach us that we
should not be driven by our false ego. The false ego is the root cause of
ignorance. As long as we do not try to realize our real self, we cannot develop
attachment and devotion to God.
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