Bishnoi Village

Undoubtedly, the state of Rajasthan is a famous tourist destination. Bishnoi Village is one of Bishnoi villages set. The village adds cultural value to the state of Rajasthan. The village is located 22 km from Jodhpur city. The village was established by Guru Jambheshwar and was founded after the disastrous impact of the battles between local Hindu population and Muslim invaders. He gave his followers 29 rules, regulations and principles. His primary law for his followers was to conserve animals and trees; and for them to avoid hurting the environment. This is represented in how the villagers of Bishnoi heartedly worship nature.

Bishnoi Village is a perfect place to enjoy activities in tranquility. Visitors can enjoy the desert by going on a safari tour, besides enjoying camel trekking. They also can enjoy a walk into the village, so they can learn about the traditions and lifestyle of the village people.

Locals of the village live in small hamlets, which they called as Dhanis. They plaster floors that are made from mud with cow dung to prevent vermin growth. The villagers are very eager to keep their hamlets clean, neat and tidy. They build a granary nearby the hamlet in order to protect their crops and food supplies. Locals also have a sump nearby each hamlet to store large quantities of water.

People of Bishnoi village are nature lovers; they are very keen to protect nature. As for the religious aspect, they worship Lord Vishnu. Bishnoi people dress in costumes that are designed to bear the hot weather. Men wear white dhoti, shirt and colorful turbans. Women’s costumes differs depending on the fact whether they are married or not. Unmarried girls wear pada, pothdi, puthia and odhna where married women wear odhna, ghaghra, kanchli, kurti and dhabla. Married women often wear large circular nose-rings.

There are so many other villages near Bishnoi Village. There is salawas or weavers village, where weavers work together to create the magic carpets, locally referred as “durry.” Visitors can see some fine works of pottery by taking a tour to Singhasni Village. Moreover, Gudha Village offers a chance to enjoy the wildlife species like Gazelle, Rabbits, Peacocks, Blue Bulls, Antelopes and Dumessille Crane. In Guda Bishnoi Lake, visitors can enjoy a number of bird species like domicile Cranes, blackbucks, chinkaras, Blackbucks. In addition, visitors go to Shepherds Village to capture real life photographs of village lifestyle. Last but not least, Khejarli village is a popular historical tourist attraction in Jodhpur.

 

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