Rajasthanis are lively people who tends to enjoy every moment of life.The
happiness in their life is filled by the enthralling festivals that they
celebrate with full gaiety. Rajasthani are generally simple folks relatively
untouched by the fast pace of modern times - making Rajasthan one of the
perfect tourist destinations anywhere in the world.
Rajasthani women are famous for their grace and beauty. Alauddin Khilji,
the Sultan of Delhi, was so smitten by the beauty of the legendary Maharani
Padmini Devi of Chittaurgarh that he waged a war - in vain - for her hand.
In her heydays, the present day Rajmata of Jaipur, Maharani Gayatri Devi,
was considered by Vogue to be amongst the Ten Most Beautiful Women in the
World. And her charm hasn't diminished one bit till today! Rajasthani women
is symbol of truth and dignity.
Rajasthan man loves to wear colorful costumes and they like to wear silver
jewellery. From the simple village folk or tribal to the rajas and ranis,
they love to don colors like bright red, dazzling yellow, lively green or
brilliant orange, highlighted by a lavish use of sparkling gold and silver
zari or gota.
Speciality of Rajasthani Man
Turban tying is a unique practice of Rajasthan. Rajasthani man wear
colorful turbans that with their attires. The color may range from bright
red, orange to yellow. There are about 1,000 different styles and types of
turbans in Rajasthan, each denoting the class, caste and region of the
wearer. Turbans come in all shapes, sizes and colours; and there are
specific turbans for specific occassions as well. Rajasthan's greatest
contribution to the country's economy has been in the field of Human
The Diversity Of Rajasthan
In yesteryears, the caste of the people was decided by the profession of
the people. .People of various castes and sub-castes reside in Rajasthan.
The Rajputs, who were the rulers of most of the erstwhile princely states of
Rajasthan, form a major group of residents of Rajasthan. Rajputs are
generally stoutly built people of good height. The Rajputs generally
worshipped the Sun, Shiva, and Vishnu. Vedic religion is still followed by
the Rajputs. All the auspicious and inauspicious activities are done in
accordance to the Vedic traditions. The other castes found in Rajasthan are
Brahmins and Vaishyas.