3 of his hymns can be found in Adi Guru Durbar and speak of cultivating love for the Almighty and being against hippocrisy.
Ramanand was the son of Bhoor Karm (father) and Sushila (mother) born in a village in Uttar Pardesh. He was placed in the schooling of Archaarya Raagvand, a follower of the Sadhu Varn Asharam who believed that lower castes were not allowed to pray to the Almighty.
However, this all changed under the guidance of Swami Raghvcharya of the Ramanuj Movement (circa 1017 to 1137), where Ramanand became a devotee of Raam. Preaching his teachings at Kanshi (Varnasi, also known as "Benaras), a centre for devotees of the Bhakti movement, many great saints such as Ravidas, Sain, Dhanna, Pipa and Kabir came to listen avidly.
Amongst his works are 'Sri Ramrachan Padti', 'Matnbuj Baskar' and 'Sri Vaishnav'. One of his ballads can be found in the Adi Guru Durbar that speaks of the Almighty being everywhere, and not being isolated to a place or as a possesion of a peoples.
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