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The Bijak of Kabir

Linda Hess and Shukdeo Singh

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195148763
eISBN:
9780199869718
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195148762.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

Kabir, the fifteenth‐century weaver‐poet of Varanasi, is still one of the most revered and popular saint‐singers of North India. He belonged to a family of Muslim julahas (weavers of low‐caste ... More


 Devotion and Knowledge: The Indo‐Muslim Centuries

Ariel Glucklich

in The Footsteps of Vishnu: A Historical Introduction to Hinduism

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195314052
eISBN:
9780199871766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195314052.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This chapter surveys some of the major religious and intellectual developments during the centuries in which Islamic rulers governed northern India. The devotional work of Shri Chaitanya is ... More


Introduction

in The Bijak of Kabir

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195148763
eISBN:
9780199869718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195148762.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

Part I gives a brief account of Kabir's life and work. Part II discusses his “rough rhetoric.”. Kabir's style is uniquely vivid, direct and hard‐hitting. This section demonstrates how it manages to ... More


Translations

in The Bijak of Kabir

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195148763
eISBN:
9780199869718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195148762.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

The translations from the Bījak of Kabir are presented in three sections: Śabda (72 poems), Ramainī (20 poems), and Sākhī (232 short verses).


Jihad, Hijra, and Hajj in West Africa

David Robinson

in Just Wars, Holy Wars, and Jihads: Christian, Jewish, and Muslim Encounters and Exchanges

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199755042
eISBN:
9780199950508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755042.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the response of two Muslim states of West Africa to French and British imperialism. The first was the resistance to French expansion led by Ahmad al-Kabir in present-day Mali. ... More


Caution! Masterful Male!: Talkative Man

Ranga Rao

in R.K. Narayan: The Novelist and His Art

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780199470754
eISBN:
9780199087624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199470754.003.0016
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, World Literature

As amusing as Narayan’s The Man-Eater of Malgudi, Narayan’s Talkative Man presents the career of a compulsive womanizer, Dr Rann. He is yet another rogue in Narayan’s post-Independence gallery. Dr ... More


Guru and Chela: A Tiger for Malgudi

Ranga Rao

in R.K. Narayan: The Novelist and His Art

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780199470754
eISBN:
9780199087624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199470754.003.0017
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, World Literature

Narayan’s novellas belong to the late post-Independence period, the novelist’s final phase. In the first novella, the hero of this slender novella is a tiger. Trapped by a sadistic circus owner, the ... More


The Bhagats of the Guru Granth Sahib: Sikh Self-Definition and the Bhagat Bani

Pashaura Singh

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195662696
eISBN:
9780199080717
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195662696.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Sikhism

This book analyses the key issues concerning the phenomenon of scriptural adaptation in a cross-cultural spirit. Specifically, it seeks to addresses three questions closely related to the process of ... More


Politics and Patronage: The Evolution of the Sara-ye Amir in the Bazaar of Tehran

Fatema Soudavar Farmanfarmaian

in The Bazaar in the Islamic City: Design, Culture, and History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9789774165290
eISBN:
9781617971334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165290.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The genesis and demise of the Sara-ye Amir is closely bound with the development of Tehran from a small town in the foothills of the Alborz mountains to Iran's main metropolis, and with the evolving ... More


Bani Bhagat Kabir Ji Ki

Pashaura Singh

in The Bhagats of the Guru Granth Sahib: Sikh Self-Definition and the Bhagat Bani

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195662696
eISBN:
9780199080717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195662696.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Sikhism

This chapter focuses on the works of Kabir (ca. 1398-1448), representing the Sant tradition of north India. Kabir is the major Sant poet of the Adi Granth who has received direct comments from the ... More


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