Amritbani Guru Ravidass Ji

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Amritbani Guru Ravidass Ji is a holy book of the Ravidassia Religion whose followers are mostly from India, US, UK, Austria, Germany.[1] It has been formed by the Sant Samaj of Ravidassia qaum after thorough research of Guru Ravidass Bani by universities. It was announced by the Sant Samaj (Dera Sach Khand Ballan)[2] to the followers of Guru Ravidass Ji Maharaj throughout the world on the auspicious occasion of 633rd Birth Anniversary of Guru Ravidass Ji at Shri Guru Ravidass Janam Asthan Mandir, Seer Govardhanpur, Varanasi on 30 January 2011.[3][4][5] It may be clarified this religious book contains bani of Satguru Ravidass Ji Maharaj Ji only. On the title page symbol Harr(i) Nishaan adorns the holy book and a separate statement to wish each other, “Jai Gurudev” on the occasion. It has one photo of Guru Ravidass Ji and second photo of Shri Guru Ravidass Janam Asthan Mandir, Seer Govardhanpur, Varanasi.[6][7] Then there is a list of Principles of Ravidassia Religions. Thereafter, there is mention of main particulars of Guru Ravidass Ji.[8]

The Amritbani Guru Ravidass Ji contains 240 hymns by Guru Ravidass from the teachings of Guru Ravidass where it falls under the following Ragas – Siri(1), Gauri (5), Asa(6), Gujari(1), Sorath(7), Dhanasari(3), Jaitsari(1), Suhi(3), Bilaval(2), Gaund(2), Ramkali(1), Maru(2), Kedara(1), Bhairau(1), Basant(1), and Malhar(3). It 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.

Hymns from the Amritbani Guru Ravidass Ji are recited daily in the Ravidassia Bhawans or Mandir or Gurdwara.[9]

Guru Ravidass Dham[edit]

After around two years of the inception of new Ravidassia Religion when it was announced on 30 January 2010, finally the Amritbani Guru Ravidass ji has been installed at Guru Ravidass Dham, Boota Mandi, Jallandhar, Punjab on 1 February 2012 along with an idol of Guru Ravidass ji by its management committee headed by Seth Satpal Mall and which has been eagerly waited to do so and welcomed by the community.[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Punjab News | Breaking News | Latest Online News". Punjabnewsline.com. Retrieved 26 December 2012. 
  2. ^ "Punjab News | Breaking News | Latest Online News". Punjabnewsline.com. Retrieved 26 December 2012. 
  3. ^ "Religion, or a prayer for identity". Indian Express. 2010-02-03. Retrieved 26 December 2012. 
  4. ^ Dr. Pawan Kumar "Aryan" says: (2010-02-01). "JALANDHAR NEWS: Ravidassia Dharam Code Released". Punjab News. Retrieved 26 December 2012. 
  5. ^ TNN Nov 24, 2011, 04.36AM IST. "Deciphering dera politics - Page 2 - Times Of India". Articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com. Retrieved 26 December 2012. 
  6. ^ "Amid tight security, Dera Ballan head, followers head for Varanasi". Indian Express. 2011-02-16. Retrieved 26 December 2012. 
  7. ^ IP Singh, TNN Feb 1, 2010, 03.17am IST (2010-02-01). "Punjab sect declares new religion - Times Of India". Articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com. Retrieved 26 December 2012. 
  8. ^ "Powered by Google Docs". Docs.google.com. Retrieved 26 December 2012. 
  9. ^ "JALANDHAR NEWS: Ravidass Devotees Protest Resistance To Holy Book". Punjab News. 2010-08-12. Retrieved 26 December 2012. 
  10. ^ I P Singh, TNN Feb 4, 2012, 07.04AM IST. "Amrit Bani Granth installed at Ravidassia shrine - Times Of India". Articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com. Retrieved 26 December 2012. 

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