Kabir was a fifteenth-century Indian saint and mystic poet, whose works impacted Bhakti movement of Hinduism. The sacred text Guru Granth Sahib of Sikhism contains his verses. The detail of Kabir's birth are unknown.

A few sources support 1398 as the time of his origin to the world while others believe his birth around 1440. As indicated by one legend about him, he was born to a Brahmin unwed mother in Varanasi by faultless origination who at that point surrendered the baby.

A Muslim pair without a child is said to have received the infant and raised him as their own. However, present-day students of history express that there is no recorded confirmation to help this legend. As indicated by the Indologist Wendy Doniger, Kabir was naturally conceived and was brought up by a Muslim family.

Kabir grew up to be a spiritual young fellow and is accepted to have turned into a devotee of Swami Ramananda, the Bhakti poet-saint in Varanasi. The Swami was known for reverential Vaishnavism with a solid twisted to monist Advaita logic, and he showed that God was inside each and everything. He formed verses prolifically, and his works mirror his particular all-inclusive perspective of spirituality. As indicated by him, life is an exchange of two profound standards.

One is the individual soul (Jivatma), and the other is God (Paramatma), and salvation is the way toward bringing into union these two heavenly standards. His lyrics were in vernacular Hindi, written in a gritty style, packed with symbolism.

There were components acquired from different dialects including Bhojpuri, Avadhi, and Braj in his compositions. His verses, for the most part, are tunes called padas and rhymed couplets called dohas that secure different parts of life and require an existence of nobility spent in the cherishing dedication of God. His verbally made lyrics out of knowledge were called "banis".

The lines which he orally created in the fifteenth century were imparted viva voce through the seventeenth century. A standout amongst the most well-known accumulations of his works, 'Kabir Bijak' was first time aggregated and recorded in the seventeenth century. Other abstract works with pieces ascribed to Kabir incorporate 'Kabir Granthawali,' (Rajasthan) 'Kabir Parachai,' 'Adi Granth' (Sikh) and 'Sakhi Granth.' Distinctive adaptations of these works exist. Kabir included with the Sant Mat, an approximately related gathering of educators that wound up noticeably prominent in the Indian subcontinent from about the thirteenth century.

The fundamentals of the Sant Mat depended on an internal, cherishing commitment to a divine principle that left from the subjective refinements of the Hindu rank framework.As per some legends, Kabir drove an existence of celibacy and never wedded.

Notwithstanding, different sources recommend that he was likely hitched to a lady called Dhania and had two kids—a child named Kamal and a girl named Kamali. As respect to his personal life, the details of his getting deceased are also unknown.

He passed away in either 1448 or 1518. Following the considerable holy person's passing, his adherents conveyed forward his inheritance by shaping the Kabir Panth as a group of Sant Mat. The Kabir Panth remembers him as its founder and the supporters watch sacredness and immaculateness in their everyday lives and conduct as educated by Kabir. The Bijak is among sacred books of the Kabir Panth order.

Sikandar Ali Wajd Hindi Actor

Sikandar Ali Wajd

Sikander Ali Wajd is a great Poet of Urdu language in the ancient Indian times. His poems and ghazals are famous worldwide. Apart from his poet work, Sikander Ali was a man of great Intelligence. Hyderabad Civil Services elected him in the late 1930s, in the province of Aurangabad. Also, judicial services also appointed him as the Munasif Magistrate. He kept on getting promotions, and he was retired as the session’s judge at the age of 65. He was a member of Rajya Sabha also, in 1972 from one of the constituencies of Maharashtra, which was the time of Indira Gandhi; Indian National Congress (INC) was the ruling party at that time. Anjuman Taraqqī-yi-Urdū was one of the groups that were made by some great Urdu poets and people who love literature. Ali Wajd was elected at as the president of the society in 1970. Ex-Prime Minister, Jawaharlal Nehru helped Sikander Ali Wajd’s third collection of poems, Awarq-e-Mussavar. His, other works include Laho-Tarung and Aftab-e-Taza and Bayaz-e-Maryan. These were published in 1944, 1952 and 1972 respectively. His famous poems include Ajanta, Taj Mahal, Ellora, Karvan-e-Zindagi etcetera. It is a believed that his voice was very soothing and soul connecting when he used to sing his return ghazals in gatherings. Rumors are that Sikander Ali Wajd used to find Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan very inspiring. Wajd used to admire his work a lot. There is no mention of Sikander Ali Wajd’s personal relationships and life in the history. Wajd (Pen Name) died a very normal death in the early 1980s, around 1983. Rest In Peace, the great poet.


Abdul Rahim Khan-e-Khana

Abdul Rahim is a well known Urdu poet who lived during the era of Mughal Empire. He was born on 17 December 1556. He was a poet, astrologer, and Statesman during the rule of Mughal emperor Akbar. He was one of the nine gems (Navratna) in Akbar's court. His full name was Khanzada Mirza Khan Abdul Rahim. He had married to Man Banu Begum. The couple had two sons and a daughter. His father was Bairam Khan, who served as regent to Mughal Empire, guardian, and mentor of Akbar. He was born in Lahore which is now a part of Pakistan. He is popularly known as Rahim. He was well known for his poetry and couplets. He served as Dewan in Akbar's court. He also served Jahangir, after his accession to the throne. He also served as Mir Ard in Akbar' court. As Mir Ard, his duty was to hear all the pleas and applications which were addressed to the Emperor. He was also a founder of the Akhand Bharat Movement. He had also written several poems and Doha's. Apart from these he also translated autobiography of Babur "Baburnama" into the Persian language from Chagatai language. He completed it in 1590. He was a great astrologer and had a vivid grip on the Sanskrit language. On astrology, he wrote two books Khetakautukam and Dwatiumshadyogavali. He was of only four years of age when his father was killed. He was escorted by Akbar and he grew up under the guardianship of Akbar. He was given the Title Mirza by Akbar. He was also made the Commander of Five Thousand. He was also appointed as a tutor of Prince Salim. When Jahangir accessed the throne he discharged Rahim from all his duties. Jahangir considered him as a threat because Rahim was against the accession of the throne by Jahangir. He was treated badly in the court. Emperor Jahangir supported by Raja Man Singh and Mirza Aziz declared Rahim's two sons a traitor and ordered to kill them at Khooni Darwaza. He died in 1627 in Agra. He was buried in a mausoleum at Tomb of Abdul Rahim Khan-i-Khana, Delhi. This tomb was built by Rahim for his wife in 1598. This tomb is situated near Humayun Tomb and Dargah of Hazrat Nizamuddin Auliya in Delhi. Aga Khan Trust for Culture in collaboration with Inter Globe Foundation has undertaken the renovation work on Rahim's Tomb under its Nizamuddin Urban Renewal Initiative.

Abdul Rahim Khan-e-Khana Hindi Actor