Monday, February 21, 2011

Satguru Rohidass Ashram

Satguru Rohidass Ashram


Satguru Rohidass Ashram

Satguru Rohidass Ashram situated at Sarsai Village of District Junagadh of Gujarat. It is believed that Satguru Ravidass ji has spent approximately 15 years of his life at Sarsai Village of District Junagadh of Gujarat and become famous with name Satguru Rohidass Ji. Satguru Rohidass Ashram at Sarsai Village of District Junagarh is a great place of worship for Satguru Rohidass followers. A very old temple of Satguru Ravidass (Rohidass) Ji is also here in this Ashram. In front of this temple a Yagya Hawan Kund is also present; which has an historic value. According to the old folks of Sarsai; few decades ago, there were 7 Kunds (Pool) related with Satguru Ravidass Ji. But, now only 3 Kunds are left.

One Kund is named as Shram Kund; where Satguru Ravidass ji was doing his work of Leather. Second Kund is named as Shaan Kund, which is related with story of Pandit Ganga Ram and Ganga. It is believed that King Kankan of that place became very fascinated and highly impressed by the spiritual power of Satguru Ravidass Ji; hence they became his Followers. Third Kund named as Hemano Kund where the followers of Satguru Ravidass ji are doing “Pind Daan”. All these Kunds were created by Satguru Ravidass (Rohidass) Ji to fight against manmade discrimination based on caste, colour or creed.

Famous personalities like King Pipa, Mirabai and Queen Jhalla were disciples of Satguru Ravidass ji. Another memorial of Satguru Ravidass ji Kund is found in Junagadh at Kathiawar and an idol of Lord Madhav in the form of stone under the tree of Jamun is still present at Prachi (approx.15 km) from Somnath which itself tells us about the spiritual powers of Satguru Ravidass Ji.

Satguru Ravidass Ji taught the lessons of universal brotherhood, tolerance, message of love your neighbour, which has got more importance in today's world.

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