1. He was a 14th century Vaishnava devotional poet saint
  2. He developed his philosophy and devotional themes inspired by
  3. Evidence also suggests that Ramananda was influenced by Nathpanthi ascetics of the Yoga school of Hindu philosophy.
  4. An early social reformer, Ramananda accepted disciples without discriminating anyone by gender, class, caste or religion. His disciples included- Kabir, Ravidas, Bhagat Pipa and others.
  5. His verse is mentioned in the Sikh scripture Adi Granth.
  6. Some of his works include- Gyan-lila and Yog-cintamani (Hindi), Vaishnava Mata Bhajabhaskara and Ramarcana paddhati (Sanskrit).