Satguru Ravidass Maharaj Ji´s Holy Mission & Philosophy. 

"Satsangat mil rahee-ai maaDha-o jaisay maDhup makheeraa." 

Jai Gurudev Ravidassia Youth

Hello Ravidassia Youth worldwide! Hope you are well. Be proud of who you are, Satguru Ravidass Maharaj Ji has sacrificed his whole life for you. Never forget his sacrifices and teachings. You have your own identity now, Ravidassia, say it loud. Don't be afraid, you are not alone, the Ravidassia Community is with you.

Education is the key to success.

 

Being Ravidassia

  Religion
                                    The Ravidassia Religion
  Guru
  Satguru Ravidass Maharaj Ji
  Place of Pilgrimage
  Satguru Ravidass Janam Sthan Mandir, Seer Govardhanpur, Varanasi, India.
  Holy book
  Amritbani Satguru Ravidass Maharaj Ji.
  Religious Symbol
   ਹਰਿ ('HAR')
  Salutation
  Jai Gurudev
  Major Festivals
  Satguru Ravidass Maharaj Ji's Birth Anniversary, Dr. B. R. Ambedkar's Birth anniversary.
 Objectives
  To propagate the Bani and teachings of Satguru Ravidass Ji. Besides, the teachings and thoughts of Bhagwan Maharishi Balmik Ji, Satguru Namdev Ji, Satguru Kabir Ji, Satguru Trilochan Ji, Satguru Sain Ji and Satguru Sadna Ji would also be propagated. To respect all Religions, to Love mankind and to lead a virtuous life.
 

Who is the founder of the Ravidassia Religion?

The Ravidassia Religion was founded by Satguru Ravidass Maharaj Ji (1377-1528), shaped by Saints and announced in the presence of more then 10 lakhs devotees from India and abroad by Saints in consultation with His Holiness Shri 108 Sant Niranjan Dass Ji Gaddi Nashin on (30th January, 2010) the 633th Birth anniversary of Jagatguru Satguru Ravidass Ji at Varanasi. The entire Ravidassia community in India and abroad have welcomed the announcement of Ravidassia Religion and ‘Amrit Bani Satguru Ravidass Maharaj Ji’.

What is the Ravidassia Holy Book called?

Satguru Ravidass Ji's religious scriptures can be found in over 20 Holy Books. The official Holy book of the Ravidassia Religion is called 'Amritbani Satguru Ravidass Maharaj Ji'. It is a collection of teachings and writings of Satguru Ravidass Ji and contains 140 shabads, 40 pade, painti akhri, bani haftawar, bani pandran tithi, baran maas updesh, dohra, saand bani, anmol vachan (milni de samen), laawaan, suhag ustat, manglachar, 231 salok. There are 177 pages in all of the book. It takes about 4 hours to finalize one Amritbani Jaap, this is continued reading from cover to cover. It has been installed in majority of the States in India and in major countries of the world. This holy book has been widely accepted and owned.

Who is Dr. B. R. Ambedkar?

Dr. Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar was the Chief architect and Chairman of the Drafting Committee ,Father of the Indian Constitution and a champion of human rights. He was born on the 14th April, 1891. After graduating from Elfinstone College, Bombay in 1912, he joined Columbia University, USA where he was awarded Ph.D. Later he joined the London School of Economics & obtained a degree of D.Sc. ( Economics) & was called to the Bar from Gray's Inn.

Educate agitate and organize message of Dr. Ambedkar is the meaningful massage to his followers in the mode of development.

Marriage ceremony

The Ravidassia marriage ceremony is performed in presence of Amritbani Satguru Ravidass Maharaj Ji. In a Ravidassia wedding, ANMOL VACHAN Precious sayings
(At the time of ceremonial meeting between the
relatives of bride and bridegroom) are read. SHADI UPDESH (Marriage sermons) are read and the bride and groom walk four times around Amritbani Satguru Ravidass Maharaj Ji.

Following this, SUHAG USTAT - Nuptial Praise (Eulogy) for the couple and religious hymns are sung.

Who is Satguru Ravidass Ji?

Satguru Ravidass Maharaj Ji appeared on Sunday, the 15th of JANUARY, 1377 A.D, 14th Century at Northeast India, Seer Govardhanpur a sub-urban area of Varanasi .(U.P).  He lived for 151 years. He was one of the leading saints of the Bhakti movement who was against the Hindu Caste-System. He was protagonist of equality, human rights and universal brotherhood, liberty, fraternity and worship of one God. Guru Ji was a multi-faceted personality. He was a suave socio-religious reformer, a thinker, a theosophist, a humanist, a poet, a traveller, a pacifist and above all a towering spiritual figure before whom even head-priests of Benaras lay prostrate to pay homage. He has given us a unique concept of 'Begumpura'. He has stressed the need of establishment of Begumpura type of governance in the world.

Who is a Ravidassia?

One who believes and follows the Philosophy and Life teachings of Satguru Ravidass Ji. He/She belongs to the Ravidassia community.

What do Ravidassias believe?

The Ravidassia religion teaches all human beings to travel the path of spiritual enlightenment by the worship of one God and to practice equality, universal brotherhood,  justice, fairness, tolerance and charity throughout their mortal life. He has stressed the need of establishment of Begumpura type of governance in the world.

What is Begumpura?

Satguru Ravidass Ji has stressed the need of establishment of Begumpura type of governance in the world. In such a state there will be no discrimination on the ground of caste, colour, sex, faith, country. All will be equal and there will be no worry at all. Every citizen will enjoy human rights-social, political, cultural, spiritual. He laid the foundation of Socialistic Democratic Republic. The United Nations has adopted the concept of 'Begumpura' of Satguru Ravidass Ji and incorporated in the preamble of its Charter.

What is the Symbol of the Ravidassia Religion?

The Symbol is 'HAR' ਹਰਿ, the meaning of 'HAR' : Supreme Lord, God. The word 'HAR' is situated in the middle of the symbol. And is surrounded with the sentence:

NAAM TERE KI JOT LAGAI, BHAIO
UJIARO BHAVAN SAGLARE
Which means:
With the Light that Your Name gives out, the whole world is brightened.

Interesting Fact

Satguru Ravidass Ji coined the Gurmukhi Alphabet. He preached:

Madho abidiaa hit keen Bibek deep maleen

-O God! Man loves ignorance.
The lamp of his knowledge has become dim.

The untouchables were strictly prohibited from reading Devnagri script. Even a glance of the devnagri letters by them could mean damage of eyes and as such blindness. It was all horrible. To save the ignorant people Guru Ji invented his own Gurmukhi alphabet consisting of 35 letters.

Education was spread by Guru Ji. The people of his community started learning.

The Principles of The Ravidassia Religion.

  • Guru - Guru Ravidass Ji
  • Religion - Ravidassia
  • Religious Holy Book - Amritbani Satguru Ravidass Maharaj Ji
  • Religious Symbol - 'HAR' ਹਰਿ
  • Salutation - Jai Gurudev
  • Ultimate Place of Pilgrimage - Shri Guru Ravidass Janam Asthan (Birthplace) Mandir (Temple), Village; Seer Govadhanpur, City; Varanasi, State; (U.P), Country; India.

Objectives of the Ravidassia Religion.

To propagate the Bani and teachings of Satguru Ravidass Ji. Besides, the teachings and thoughts of Bhagwan Maharishi Balmik Ji, Satguru Namdev Ji, Satguru Kabir Ji, Satguru Trilochan Ji, Satguru Sain Ji and Satguru Sadna Ji would also be propagated. To respect all Religions, to Love mankind and to lead a virtuous life.

 

Amritbani Satguru Ravidass Maharaj, Satguru Ravidass Maharaj Ji's teachings, are now translated into English, for You.

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