Swami Ramananda Jayanti



Swami Ramananda Jayanti is the birth anniversary of Sant Ramananda, a Vaishnava Saint and reviver of the Ramanandi sect. Swami Ramananda Jayanti 2015 date is January 12. It is observed annually on the Magh Krishna Paksha Saptami day – seventh day during the waning phase of moon in Magh month in Hindu calendar followed in North India.

Swami Ramananda (1400–1476) was the Guru of Sant Kabir and also of Guru Ravidas. Swamiji was also a social reformer and pioneer of Bhakti movement in North India.

He spread the teaching of Sri Ram and taught people the futility of caste system by pointing out that Sri Ram did not differentiate between people and welcomed all people.