Students can go through AP Board 7th Class Social Notes 8th Lesson Bhakthi – Sufi to understand and remember the concept easily.
AP Board 7th Class Social Notes 8th Lesson Bhakthi – Sufi
→ The Bhakti movement reached its prominence in 8th century and continued to grow ever after.
→ Bhakti means a path of loving devotion to a particular deity.
→ It has the characteristics like universal brotherhood and equality of all in the society.
→ Bhakti movement was started by Adi Shankaracharya.
→ Ramanujacharya promoted Vishishtadvaita and Madhvacharya has promoted Dvaita philosophy.
→ Sankaracharya was born in Kaladi in Kerala.
→ Shankaracharya established four Shakti Peethas in all the four corners of India.
→ Ramanujacharya preached everyone could attain salvation by completely surrendering to the will of the Almighty.
→ Vallabhacharya’s teachings are also known as Pushtimarga or the Path of Grace.
→ Basaveswara was popularised the Veerasaivism.
→ The credit for the spread of Vaishnava religion in North India goes to Ramananda.
→ Kabir advocated “all are equal before God”.
→ Sant Ravidas cardial quote was “Hari is in all and all in Hari”.
→ Mira Bai was another important woman saint of the medieval times.
→ Sankaradeva succeeded in preaching Vaishnavism among all people including tribal people.
→ Guru Nanak believed in the oneness of God and the brotherhood of men.
→ Jnaneswar used Marathi to convey his thoughts.
→ Tallapaka Annamacharya is popularly known as Annamayya.
→ Annamayya Sankeerthanas are very popular among telugu people.
→ The Sufi movement was a socio-religious movement in Islam.
→ Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti was a great Sufi Saint of India.
→ Bhakti Movement : The trend that was brought forward by a number of Hindu saints in medieval Hinduism that sought to bring religious reforms by adopting the method of devotion to achieve salvation.
→ Sufi Movement : It is the mystical movement against orthodox practice in Islam with an aim to adhere the direct perception of mankind to God without any mediator.
→ Inferences from the Poetry of Bhakti and Sufi saints about existing social order : The saints of Bhakti and Sufi – spread message of friendship, emity tolerance peace and equality among all.
→ Upanishads : They are known as Vedanta. These are the last parts of Vedas.
→ Esoteric : The philosophical knowledge attained by few saints with dedicative effort.
→ Egalitarian : The concept of equalness.
→ Ecstasy : A trance or trance like state in which a person transcends.
→ Salvation : Deliverance of the soul from earthly matters and reach the abode of God.