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Panth (meaning a path in Sanskrit) is the term used for several religious traditions in India.


A panth is founded by a guru or an acharya, and is often led by scholars or senior practitioners of the tradition. Guru - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... An acharya is a prominent guru, teacher and scholar who teaches by his own example (from Sanskrit achara, behavior). ...


Some of the major panthas in India are:

  1. Kabir Panth
  2. Nanak Panth (Sikhism)
  3. Dadu Panth
  4. Tera Panth (in Jainism)
  5. Satnami Panth

Kabir Panth is the religious tradition based on the teachings of Kabir who lived during 1440-1512, and who is said to have been a disciple of Ramananda. ... The Harimandir Sāhib, known popularly as the Golden Temple, is a sacred shrine for Sikhs Sikhism (IPA: or ; Punjabi: , , IPA: ) is a major religion that found its genesis in sixteenth century Northern India with the teachings of Nānak and nine successive human Gurus. ...

References

  • Kabir and the Kabir Panth by G. H. Wescott, South Asia Books; (July 1, 1986)
  • The Bijak of Kabir by Linda Hess and Shukdev Singh, Oxford University Press, 2002
  • One Hundred Poems of Kabir: Translated by Rabindranath Tagore. Assisted by Evelin Underhill, Adamant Media Corporation, 2005

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