Guru Ravidas Jayanti—Why it is celebrated!

Guru Ravidas Jayanti—Why it is celebrated!

Our country has been home to many poets and saints. Similarly, the mystic saint-poet of the 'Bhakti movement'—Ravidas was born in the pious city of Varanasi. The exact date of birth is not known, however it is believed that Guru Ravidas was alive during the 15th to 16th century CE.

President greets nation on eve of Guru Ravidas Jayanti

President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday greeted citizens on the eve of Guru Ravidas Jayanti, saying his "noble teachings propagating universal brotherhood are of great relevance in today's world".

President greets nation ahead of Guru Ravidas Jayanti

President Pranab Mukherjee has greeted fellow citizens ahead of Guru Ravidas Jayanti, which will be observed on Monday (February 25).