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Songs of Kabir

Author: Kabir; Arvind Krishna Mehrotra
Publisher: New York : New York Review Books, 2011.
Series: New York Review Books classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents a selection of poetry by the famous 15th century Indian mystic, who drew upon both Hinduism and Islam while preaching the transcendence of both.
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Genre/Form: Translations
Translations into English
Named Person: Kabir; Kabir
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kabir; Arvind Krishna Mehrotra
ISBN: 9781590173794 1590173791
OCLC Number: 644663900
Description: xxxiii, 106 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Upside-down poems --
Runaway mind --
Against pundits and muezzins --
Is there a Paradise anyway? --
Waiting to be kissed --
The color of Rama --
Handcuffed to death --
Beware the snares --
Questions & answers.
Series Title: New York Review Books classics.
Other Titles: Poems.
Responsibility: Kabir ; translation and introduction by Arvind Krishna Mehrotra ; preface by Wendy Doniger.

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The poems of Kabir are among the literary and spiritual treasures of the world. In these translations by Arvind Krishna Mehrotra, one of India's finest contemporary poets, a timeless poet comes alive  Read more...

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"This is a lovely book of translations of the poetry of Kabir, a truly visionary egalitarian thinker of the fifteenth century whose songs remain very alive in the folk tradition of north India. In Read more...

 
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