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Ravidas

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Shri Guru Ravidas ji was a mystic poet-sant of the Bhakti movement and founder of Ravidassia religion during the 15th to 16th century CE. Venerated as a guru (teacher) in the region of Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh and mainly Punjab and Haryana. He was a poet-saint, social reformer and a spiritual figure. The life details of Guru Ravidas ji are uncertain and contested.But most Scholars believe he was born in 1377 CE. Guru Ravidas's devotional Verses were included in the Sikh scriptures known as Guru Granth Sahib. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ravidas has received more than 1,050,396 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Ravidas is the 522nd most popular philosopher, the 143rd most popular biography from India and the 19th most popular Indian Philosopher.

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Among PHILOSOPHERS

Among philosophers, Ravidas ranks 522 out of 1,089Before him are Huiyuan, Thomas Nagel, Themistius, Mary Parker Follett, Buddhaghosa, and Yang Zhu. After him are Paul Virilio, Johann Bernhard Basedow, Bion of Borysthenes, Ahmad Sirhindi, Jean Vanier, and Martha Nussbaum.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1450, Ravidas ranks 19Before him are Pêro da Covilhã, Zagan Pasha, Heinrich Isaac, Veit Stoss, Marko Marulić, and Ibrahim Lodi. After him are Juan de Flandes, Gedik Ahmed Pasha, Francesco Francia, Gaspar Corte-Real, John of Foix, Viscount of Narbonne, and Ercole de' Roberti.

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In India

Among people born in India, Ravidas ranks 143 out of 1,227Before him are Gopal Krishna Gokhale (1866), Vidyapati (1352), Ram Narayan (1927), Wilfred Bion (1897), Bāṇabhaṭṭa (601), and Buddhaghosa (401). After him are Chandra Shekhar Azad (1906), Nizam-ul-Mulk, Asaf Jah I (1671), B. K. S. Iyengar (1918), Tarabai (1675), Ahmad Sirhindi (1564), and Vinoba Bhave (1895).

Among PHILOSOPHERS In India

Among philosophers born in India, Ravidas ranks 19Before him are Vyasa (-390), Ramanuja (1017), Vinayak Damodar Savarkar (1883), Abul A'la Maududi (1903), Shantideva (685), and Buddhaghosa (401). After him are Ahmad Sirhindi (1564), Chandrakirti (600), Jyotirao Phule (1827), Sivananda Saraswati (1887), Eknath (1533), and Dignāga (480).