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Guru Ravidas Jayanti 2022 Date, History, Significance, Importance, Celebration, and More

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Guru Ravidas Jayanti 2022 Date, History, Significance, Importance, Celebration: Every year the full moon day of Magh month is celebrated as the birth anniversary of Sant Ravidas. Apart from being a great saint, Ravidas was a philosopher, poet, social reformer, and follower of God. It is said that the personality of Sant Ravidas was so simple and impressive that even Kabirdas has addressed him as ‘Santan Mein Ravidas’.

Guru Ravidas Jayanti 2022 Date

February 16

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History

Ravidas Jayanti is celebrated on the day of Magha Purnima. According to the Hindu calendar, Sant Ravidas Ji was born on this day. This time this holy day is falling on 16th February. Sant Ravidas was born in a village near Varanasi. His followers celebrate this day with great pomp. Sant Ravidas composed many couplets and verses which are quite popular even today. Sant Ravidas is called by the names of Guru Ravidas, Raidas, Rohidas, Rohidas, Satguru and Jagatguru etc. Sant Ravidas jihad a dream that to create such a society where there is no restriction of caste, nor there is any demerits like greed, greed, sorrow, poverty, discrimination in human beings.

Significance, Importance

Guru Ravidas Jayanti’s parents were tanners. He adopted ancestral work for his livelihood, but the devotion of God in his mind was so inculcated by virtue of his previous birth that instead of making livelihood a means of earning money, he made it a medium of service to saints. On this day Sant Ravidas Ji is worshipped, processions are taken out and Sant Ravidas is remembered by chanting bhajans. Ravidas ji is also known as Raidas ji. Apart from this, devotees take a holy dip in the river to worship, after which their image in the building is worshipped. Every year, lakhs of devotees from all over the world visit Sri Guru Ravidas Janmasthan Mandir, Seer Govardhanpur, Varanasi for a grand celebration.

Celebration, and More

Sant Ravidas was vehemently opposed to the caste hierarchy spread in the society. He always did the work of making society aware through his couplets and posts. He always had only one saying, that we are all children born by one God on earth. When we are born, we are not born with any caste. We have created this caste bond. Sant Ravidas composed many couplets and verses which are quite popular even today. Sant Ravidas is called by the names of Guru Ravidas, Raidas, Rohidas, Rohidas, Satguru and Jagatguru etc. Guru Ravidas Ji used to be a great saint, philosopher, poet, social reformer, and follower of God in India in the 15th-16th century. These were very famous saints of the Nirguna sect, who had led the Bhakti movement in northern India. Ravidas Ji was a very good poet, through his compositions, he gave religious and social messages to his followers, society, and many people of the country.

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