A member of one of these sects.
The earliest group was founded by Birbhan in the 16th century, during a period of general syncretic activity that attempted to bring together the faiths of Islam and Hinduism. The Satnamis worshiped the supreme God as satnam (from Sanskrit satyanaman, “he whose name is truth”), a parallel…
Origin of satnami
- From Sat(truth)+ Nami(Named by follower), "Follower of truth"