Guru Ravidas Jayanti 2024:- Date, Time, History and Celebrations

Guru Ravidas Jayanti 2024: Guru Ravidas was born in 1377 C.E. in Manduadih, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India. The birth place of Guru Ravidas is known as Guru Ravidas Janam Asthan which is the significant pilgrimage place for the followers of Guru Ravidas.

Guru Ravidas Jayanti 2024
Guru Ravidas Jayanti 2024:- Date, time, history and celebrations.
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Guru Ravidas Jayanti 2024:- This year, Guru Ravidas Jayanti will be celebrated on February 24, 2024. This is the 647th birth anniversary of Guru Ravidas. He was a famous poet, spiritual leader and a social reformer. Guru Ravidas, also known as Raidas, Rohidas and Ruhidas was a famous saint of the Bhakti Movement during 15th to 16th century C.E. He was also the spiritual guide of Meera Bai.

Guru Ravidas Jayanti 2024:- Date and time

Guru Ravidas Jayanti 2024 date:- February 24, 2024

Purnima tithi begins:- 03:33 PM on February 23, 2024

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Purnima tithi ends:- 05:59 PM on February 24, 2024

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Guru Ravidas Jayanti 2024:- History and Celebrations

Guru Ravidas was born in 1377 C.E. in Manduadih, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India. He was born on Magha Purnima (full moon day in the month of Magha). Hence, his birth anniversary is observed on Magha Purnima as per Hindu lunar calendar.

The birth place of Guru Ravidas is known as Guru Ravidas Janam Asthan which is the significant pilgrimage place for the followers of Guru Ravidas. A grand ceremony is organised there on his birth anniversary.

Guru Ravidas’s devotional verses were included in the sacred scripture of Sikhs, the Guru Granth Sahib. He predominantly opposed the caste system and promoted the communal harmony.

Guru Ravidas Jayanti is mostly celebrated in the Northern states of India such as Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab and Chandigarh. His followers take a holy dip in the sacred rivers on this day.

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