Sant Ravidas Ji is also known as Bhagat Ravidas, Guru Ravidas, Raidas, Rohidas and Ruhidas. He lived in 15th century. His devotional songs and verses made a lasting impact upon the bhakti movement. He was a socio-religious reformer, a thinker, a theosophist, a humanist and a poet. He was a shoemaker of the Kutbandhla Chamar caste. His 40 devotional songs were included in the Shri Guru Granth Sahib by Guru Arjan Dev Ji. There is also a larger body of hymns passed on independently that is claimed and attributed to Ravidas by some. His poetry is brimming with ardent love for God, Universe, Nature, Guru, and the Name.