By Linda Hess
As texts and performances are regularly socially embedded, Linda Hess brings readers into the lives of these who sing, pay attention, rejoice, revere, and dispute approximately Kabir. Bodies of Song is wealthy in tales of people and households, villages and cities, non secular and secular organisations, castes and groups. discussion among religious/spiritual Kabir and social/political Kabir is a continuing subject matter during the e-book: ambiguously situated among Hindu and Muslim cultures, Kabir rejected spiritual identities, pretentions, and hypocrisies. yet even whereas satirizing the spiritual, he composed lovely poetry of non secular event and mental perception. A weaver through exchange, Kabir additionally criticized caste and different inequalities and this day serves as an icon for Dalits and all who attempt to take away caste prejudice and oppression.
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