Holi is one of the major festivals that is celebrated in India with great joy. This festival is observed at the end of the winters in March after the full Moon. On this day, people do a large bonfire to burn out the evil spirit which is known as Holika Dahan. This is done a day before Holi.
How the celebrations take place?
Amritbani Guru Ravidas Ji is read to celebrate the Guru’s birthday. A special aarti is performed and a Nagar Kirtan possession is taken out on the streets. Hundreds of devotees gather to take a dip in the river, which forms a part of the customary practice. Prayers are offered in the temples dedicated to Guru Ravidas, especially in the Bhawan.
To remember the Guru and his teachings, a huge celebration takes place at Shri Guru Ravidas Janam Asthan Mandir, Seer Govardhanpur, Varanasi. Devotees from all over the country flock together to celebrate the Guru’s birthday.
Guru Ravidas Jayanti takes place on the full moon of the month of Magh according to the 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 the Ravidas religion. It is the most significant day of the year.