Bhakti and Sufi traditions from the 8th to 18th century will cover the entire time period when the Bhakti movement started to rise and the thoughts and ideas If people changed to add people of the lower caste in Hindu society to the mainstream. Revival of Hinduism was an important feature. Shiva and Vishnu were worshipped along with mother goddess. Bhakti Movement started in Southern India and finally spread to media in totality. Kabir, Mira bai and Guru nanak dev were some of the important people of that era. The course will take you down the history lane and through light on bhajans sung and dohas of Sant Kabir das.
Sufism and its rituals and practices and its importance will be discussed. This tutorial will help the students in India to clear their concepts and prepare themselves for the coming board exam.
Sufism too had its reformers who wanted to bring equality in the Islamic society. they believed in charity to humanity through the building and running of Silsila’s and Khankha’s.the chishti used to give amulets and blessing to terminally ill people. They too believed in singing the praises of god in the form of Ziarat and Qawwali. Many Mughal kings were followers of these Sufi saints.Sufi music and its relevance in connecting the common man to the almighty.