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Garīb Dās

(1717—1778)


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(1717–1778)

A North Indian poet-saint (sant) born into a Vaiṣṇava family in the village of Chhudani in Haryana, which remains the devotional centre for his followers, the Garībdāsīs. His collection of hymns, the Granth Sāhib, was influenced by previous sants, such as Dādū, Nānak, and especially Kabīr.

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