Kabir

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Kabir

(kəˈbɪə)
n
(Biography) 1440–1518, Indian religious leader who pioneered a religious movement that combined elements of Islam and Hinduism and is considered the precursor of Sikhism
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The manifesto describes India as having a much bigger role and presence in industry and manufacturing than any nation in Europe or Asia with "a well-developed banking system and equally renowned businessmen, along with its financiers, who were contributing to create a flourishing and progressive economy." The preface of the manifesto further states that "India was a land of abundance, prosperity, affluence, a land of sharing and caring living in perfect harmony and peace with the nature", and then talks of returning to the roots - the "civilizational consciousness of India", without specifying what are the contours of this civilizational consciousness - is it cry for equality by Sant Kabirdas, Ravidas, Tukaram and other Bhakti and Sufi saints or the rigidity of caste system.
Guru Ravidas Jayanti is the birth anniversary of Sant Ravidas, the renowned saint and poet who lived during the period of Kabirdas. (ANI)
For this reason the saintly poet Kabirdas asked to salute teacher before giving honour to God.