Guru Ravidas Jayanti is the birth anniversary of Sant Ravidas, the renowned saint and poet who lived during the period of Kabirdas. In 2017, Sant Ravidas Jayanti date is February 10.
Guru Ravidas Jayanti is celebrated on Magh Purnima, Full Moon day Magh month (January – February). Recital of Akhand Paath, special Aarti, and Nagar Kirtan mark the major celebrations of the auspicious day.
Guru Ravidas was born in a Harijan family in Varanasi. Most of the time in his life, he was in meditation on the banks of River Ganga. He wrote numerous hymns praising the Lord. In Varanasi, Sant Ravidas Jayanti is celebrated with lot of gusto.
In 2015, Sant Ravidas Jayanti date was February 3.
In 2014, Guru Ravidas Jayanti date is February 14.
In 2013, Sant Ravidas Jayanti date was February 25.
Sant Ravidas Jayanti 2012 date was February 7.