Consider the following statements:
- Saint Nimbarka was a contemporary of Akbar.
- Saint Kabir was greatly influenced by Shaikh Ahmad Sirhindi.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?(2019)
a) 1 Only
b) 2 Only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) Neither 1 and 2
Nimbarka, a Telugu Brahmin, is believed to have been a younger contemporary of Ramanuja (11th Century). He spent most of his time in Vrindavan near Mathura in North India. He believed in total devotion to Krishna and Rama. The Mughal emperor Akbar lived from 1542 -1605
Naqshbandi Sufi Saint Shaikh Ahmad Sirhindi was in Haryana in the peiod of 1624.Whereas Kabir Das, is a 15th century mystical poet and great Bhakti Saint of India.