Guru Ravidas' ideals have profound impact on society: PM Modi

| Updated: Feb 10, 2017 13:17 IST

New Delhi [India], Feb. 10 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on the occasion of Guru Ravidas Jayanti on Friday, said that the ideals and thoughts of the Indian mystic poet-sant have a profound impact on society. "I bow to Guru Ravidas Ji on the special occasion of Guru Ravidas Jayanti. His pure thoughts & ideals have a profound impact on society," Prime Minister Modi tweeted. Linking Guru Ravidas' values with Indian culture and ethos, the Prime Minister said the former's values of harmony, equality & compassion and central to the country's culture. "Guru Ravidas Ji emphasised on values of harmony, equality & compassion, which are central to India's culture & ethos," his tweet read. Ravidas was a north Indian mystic poet-sant of the Bhakti movement, whose devotional songs made a lasting impact upon the movement. (ANI)