Rajasthani Costumes and jewellery

Costumes of Rajasthan can basically be classified as Paridhan,which is a lower garment and achhadan which is an upper garment.Pag as an headgear is a symbol of noble and still practiced as an integral part of rajasthani culture. Various Traditional Dresses are:- Potia Dhoti Bandha Angrakhi Bugatari Pachewara Khol Dabla Lahariya Chera Chundari Ekdali Tikunti … Read more

Main centers for Handicraft

      THEWA ART The art of setting gold on glass is known as Thewa Art. Thewa is a rare and distinct skill of RajasthaniRajsonia of Pratapgarh. Necklace sets,pillboxes,photoframes,pendent,earings are main products.   SANDAL WOOD CARVING Based on ivory crafts shifted to sandalwood items. Beautiful carved work and wonderful finishing makesd this craft worldwide … Read more

Major Forts of Rajasthan

      Hill Forts of Rajasthan. The serial site, situated in the state of Rajastahan, includes six majestic forts in Chittorgarh; Kumbhalgarh; Sawai Madhopur; Jhalawar; Jaipur, and Jaisalmer are included in the list of UNESCO World heritage sites   Serial No Name of Fort Constructed by Location Related Dynasty 1 Mehrangarh Rao Jodha Jodhpur Rathore 2 … Read more

Rajasthani Literature

  Rajasthani literature written in various genres starting from 1000 AD. But, it is generally agreed that modern Rajasthani literature began with the works of Surajmal Misrana.His most important works are the Vansa Bhaskara and the Vir Satsai. The Vans Bhaskar contains accounts of the Rajput princes who ruled in what was then Rajputana The … Read more

Rajasthani Languages

  Evolution of rajasthani languages from Shaurseni Prakrit Saureni Prakrit is then developed into:- Gurjar in western region Shaurseni in eastern region (Apram bhasha)   Gurjar- Maru Gurjar or old Rajasthani its common language of Rajasthan and Gujrat 1st work was Bhrateshwar Bahubali Ghor by Vajrasensuri in 1168 ad In 15th century it evolved to … Read more

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