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  • Ravidassia Bhawan, properly called a Bhawan or Mandir, or Gurudwara is the place of worship within the Ravidassia religion. It is considered respectful towards Guru Ravidass ji if one covers his head and takes off his or her shoes while entering the Ravidassia Bhawan. It is believed that everyone must follow it as a respect to Guru Ravidass ji. Outside a Bhawan there is always a flag upon which is written the Nishaan, and above it a Harr symbolising enlightenment from Guru Ravidass's teachings. Langar takes place inside a Bhawan continuously as a practice, all are free to partake of it. The Amritbani Guru Ravidass Ji is installed as the focal point in the main worship room. The Amritbani Guru Ravidass Ji is covered with the cloth with Harr Nishaan printed at it to keep it pure. Ravidassia Aarti takes place daily at the closing of the day's formal services, this consists of the famous Arti written by Guru Ravidass in which he tells God that only His name is sufficient. The Bhawan is also known as a Mandir or Gurudwara within the community, and it is common to find them signposted as such. Wikipedia

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