About Guru Ravidas:
- Guru Ravidas Jayanthi is commemorated on Magh Purnima, the day of the full moon in the month of Magh, according to the Hindu Lunar calendar.
- Guru Ravidas was a 14th-century famous Bhakti Movement saint.
- He abandoned saguna (with attributes, image) forms of supreme beings, and focussed on the nirguna (without attributes, abstract) form of supreme beings.
- Ravidas was a disciple of Sant Kabir and the founder of the Ravidassia religion.
- The Sikh scripture, Guru Granth Sahib, contains forty-one of his devotional songs and poems.
- The famous saint poetess, Mirabai was a disciple of Guru Ravidas.
Q1) What is Guru Granth Sahib?
Sri Guru Granth Sahib (SGGS) is the most respected and sacred book of the Sikhs. It contains 5894 hymns, called Shabads, composed in 18 ragas.