Guru Ravidas Jayanti honors the birthday of Guru Ravidas and this festival is celebrated with extreme joviality in North India, preferably in the Indian state of Punjab. Guru Ravidas or Bhagat Ravidas was a renowned saint, who was renowned for his contribution to Bakti movement. He was born in Banaras in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. Guru Ravidas is one of the fifteenth Sikh Gurus and earned immense repute as a poet, a spiritualist, a traveler, a reformist and a thinker.
Guru Ravidas Jayanti 2018-2019
The anniversary of the birth of the Indian Guru Ravidas is a famous holiday in northern India. The calendar of the festival for the year 2018 and 2019 is as follows:
|2018||Wednesday||31 January||Guru Ravidas Jayanti||Himachal Pradesh, Haryana and Punjab|
|2019||Tuesday||19 February||Guru Ravidas Jayanti||Himachal Pradesh, Haryana and Punjab|
Guru Ravidas Jayanti takes place on the full moon of the month of Magh according to Hindu calendar. As per the Gregorian calendar, the festival falls in the February month. The festival of Guru Ravidas Jayanti is of utmost significance for those who entrust in the beliefs and ideologies of Ravidas religion. It is the most significant day of the year.
Rituals And Celebrations – Guru Ravidas Jayanti 2018
- All gurudwaras across the country make special arrangements on this special occasion. They are adorned with colorful lights and special prayer meetings in adoration of Guru Ravidas are put in place.
- Amritbani, which is the holy book of Ravidassia religion, is read. Moreover, the official symbol of Ravidassia religion is changed in a special ceremony.
- The Nag Kirtan is the prime feature of the festival. A few people dressed up as Guru Ravidas and his supporters.