Shri Guru Ravidas Ji

Guru Ravidass Jayanti - Sukhbir Singh Badal

Like Satguru Namdev, Satguru Ravidass worshipped the same lord and gave the new concept of Satnam and wrote the Aarti, Mool-gian, Mokti-marg. the equality to raise the poor people and a head collision with the extremists. He overcomes the fear by introducing 3 forms, physical, mental and religious.

Together with Satguru Kabir they started to preach from Varanasi Benares the orthodox centre of Brahmins. The saints also preached widely against caste system.  Shri Guru Ravidass Ji wrote Bani religious discourses, out of which forty shabads and one shaloka are enshrined in Shri Guru Granth Sahib, the Holy Sikh scripture.41 hyms of Satguru Ravidas’s are compiled in (SGGS).

India is known worldwide as a country of saints, sacred people, gods and goddesses. They commanded highest respect in society. The social order given to ancient Hindu society by the Rishi-Munis was responsible for introduction of untouchability in society.

 Shri Guru Ravidass Ji was born in Varanasi in UP, India in the 14th century in a humble family, which was considered untouchable as per the social order prevailing at that time in Hindu society. father Santhok Dass Ji and mother Kalsi Devi Ji.

From childhood itself, Guru Ravidass Ji had spiritual traits and soon came to be known as a highly enlightened saint. He started propagating these spiritual ideas among the people. The Raja-Maharaja’s built many a temple devoted to Shri Guru Ravidass Ji.


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