Congress common secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Sunday mentioned 14th-century saint Ravidas dreamt of a society the place there isn’t any discrimination on the foundation of caste and faith, and that everybody ought to work in direction of fulfilling it. Speaking at a operate in Varanasi on the event of Ravidas Jayanti, she urged the viewers to take the teachings of the saint to the lots.
“He (Sant Ravidas) had dreamt of a society, where there is no discrimination and where every person is respected. You all should take forward his teachings to the masses, especially at a time, when there are so much violence and hatred in society. His teachings are need of the hour,” Priyanka Gandhi mentioned.
“Sant Ravidas used to say in his teachings that Ram and Rahim are one. We are all part of one god. We must learn from his teachings,” she mentioned.
Priyanka Gandhi mentioned it’s her privilege that she bought a possibility to bow her head at the birthplace of Sant Ravidas.
“Sadguru Kabirdas and Sadguru Ravidas through their messages have always talked about equality among all human beings, brotherhood and honouring hardwork,” she mentioned.
“Sadguru Ravidas had the dream of Begampura — a city without sorrow. A city where there is no discrimination along lines of religion and caste, and where every person feels secure. The same ideals are there in our Constitution,” she added.
Before attending the operate, the Congress chief supplied prayers at the Guru Ravidas Janamsthan Mandir, and likewise participated in ‘langar’ (neighborhood lunch).
She arrived in Varanasi, the parliamentary constituency of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on a day-long go to to participate in Ravidas Jayanti programmes, and was greeted by senior Uttar Pradesh Congress leaders, together with state unit president Ajay Kumar Lallu, and different celebration staff.
State Congress president Lallu mentioned the teachings of Sant Ravidas for establishing a society primarily based on equality and brotherhood are related even at present.
A 14th-century saint, Ravidas is revered in Buddhism, Sikhism, and Hinduism. He was born in Varanasi and was a number one determine of the Bhakti Movement. Sant Ravidas left behind an ideal legacy and a 21st-century cult known as Ravidassia follows his teachings.