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Culture Of Ranthambore

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People living in Ranthambore are friendly and devoutly religious. They belong to multiple tribes and castes. However, the most important thing to notice about them is that the majority of the people are artisans. Rajputs residing in this region are greater in number and are mainly known for the courage and honor they possess. Major languages that the people speak here include English, Hindi, Rajasthani, and Marwari.

Craft and arts
Native residents residing in the region indulge in variety of works related to craft. They are the ones that represent the rich tradition and culture of Ranthambore. Local markets present in the towns are filled with wonderful looking Rajasthani items. These include relics, puppets, traditional paintings, silver jewelry, Batik fabrics, and Bandhani.

Festivals and Fairs
Most prestigious Ranthambore festival has to be Ganesh Chaturthi that usually falls in the September or august month. It marks the Lord Ganesha's birthday. This festival is at least ten days long. People here celebrate Ganesh Chaturthi with immense jubilation and great joy. Alongside other significant festivals, you can find the people celebrating Saraswati Puja, Diwali, Shirdi Vijaydashmi and guru Purnima. The festival celebration largely explains the culture that residents of Ranthambore have. The Ranthambore is equally famous for the Ganesh Temple that is located here as much as the NP. During the celebration of the Chaturthi, you can see colorful festivals that are boisterous. If you ever come during this time, you will find the devotees singing devotional songs. One of the most common beliefs that people have here is that the invitations for marriage have to be sent first to Lord Ganesh. The Temple is where most requests are sent.

Ranthambore Fair of Kaila Devi
The Ranthambore Fair of Kaila Devi is usually celebrated in the Temple of Kaila Devi or the Temple of Mahalaxmi. It is all done in the Kaila Village that is quite near to the National Park of Ranthambore. If all this while you were intrigued to know about one of the best festivals that Ranthambore hosts, then it had to be this. The festival is celebrated for fifteen days, and it is jointly arranged by the Temples of Malakshmi and Kaila Devi. More than two lakh devotees come here for the Ranthambore Festival each year. Family gatherings, happiness, and laughter follow for the fifteen days celebration. Many devotees participate in this fair with ardor and heaps of enthusiasm.

Wishes come true in the Temple of Chamatkar Jain
Shri Atishkaya Kshetra Digambar Jain is situated in Rajasthan's Sawai Madhopur. It is a historic city and is one of the most excellent places for those that belong to the religion of Jains. People consider this Temple for pilgrimage, and everyone loves the Temple of Chamatkar. As per Hindu meanings of a term, the word chamatkar signifies "miracle". Many miracles are associated with the Temple. People come to offer prayers to Lord Adinath. The Temple's attractions are the idols of Jain Tirthankaras (24 Guru of the Jain). There are beliefs attached to this Temple, and it is believed that the wishes come true whenever people offered their prayers.

Folk arts
Villages in Ranthambore are specifically renowned for the folk arts. They are famous mainly for Mandana (decorative sketches) which can be found adorning the mud house's walls. Mandana's subjects are village life, flowers, birds, and animals. You can find decorative sketches at the kitchen's outside and the entrance. Furthermore, other villages nearby Sawai Madhopur are famous for the lahariya and bandhani work. Other items include costumes, ethnic ornaments, exclusive toys, textiles that are block- printed and antique furniture. The place sells unique toys, and children can be found studying in open-air schools.