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Gaddis of Dhauladhar

V. Verma

Gaddis of Dhauladhar

a transhumant tribe of the Himalayas

by V. Verma

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Published by Indus Pub. Co. in New Delhi .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India,
  • Brahmaur (Tahsil)
    • Subjects:
    • Gaddis (Indic people),
    • Nomads -- India -- Brahmaur (Tahsil),
    • Human ecology -- India -- Brahmaur (Tahsil)

    • About the Edition

      On the Gaddis, Indic people, of Brahmaur Tehsil, India.

      Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [137]-138) and index.

      StatementV. Verma.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS432.G275 V47 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 149 p. :
      Number of Pages149
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL641064M
      LC Control Number96906123

      Dharamsala: | | | |Dharamsala|| |धर्मशाला دھرمشالہ|| |Dharam World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online. There is a tradition that Deoghur or Daulatabad was built in AD by a Dhangar or herdsman who, acquiring by some unusual good fortune and vast wealth, was named by his brother shepherds as Rajah Ram and soon after assumed the rank of a Raja. This warrior community, in the districts of Nanded, Parbhani and Berar, across the Painganga River, were in open .

        Politics of the Road. Crossing this pass without being caught in rains (irrespective of the month of the year) is just next to impossible. The pass stands at a height of meters above the MSL and it offers a spectacular view of the Chamba Kailash, Kuja Peak, and several other prominent peaks of the Pir Panjal Ranges. The indigenous people of the Dharamshala area (and the surrounding region) are the Gaddis, a predominantly Hindu group who traditionally lived a nomadic or semi-nomadic transhumant lifestyle. [ citation needed ] Due to the lack of permanent settlements in the area, some Gaddis lost their seasonal pastures and farmland when the British and the Gurkhas arrived to y: India.

      A beautiful and picturesque lake, the Kareri Lake seems like a place which has been picked straight out of a Hollywood movie. Also known as Kumarwah Lake, this is a shallow, freshwater lake that is situated to the south of the Dhauladhar range, about 9 kilometres to the northwest of Dharamshala, in the Kangra District of Himachal Pradesh/5(48). Dharamsala is a gateway to five wonderful treks cross the Dhauladhar that lead to the cultural wonderlands. The continuity of transhumance, the Chaurasia temple (84 temples) of Bharmour and the tribal Bara Bhangal offer some of the most intriguing insights into the ancient cultures across the Dhauladhar.


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Gaddis Of Dhauladhar - A Transhumant Tribe Of The Himalayas Hardcover – Import, by V Verma (Author)Author: V Verma. Get this from a library. Gaddis of Dhauladhar: a transhumant tribe of the Himalayas.

[V Verma] -- On the Gaddis, Indic people, of Brahmaur Tehsil, India. Gaddis of Dhauladhar: a transhumant tribe of the Himalayas. New Delhi: Indus Pub. MLA Citation. Verma, V. Gaddis of Dhauladhar: a transhumant tribe of the Himalayas / V. Verma Indus Pub. Co New Delhi Australian/Harvard Citation.

Verma, V.Gaddis of Dhauladhar: a transhumant tribe of the Himalayas / V. Verma Indus Pub. Co New. A Research Book (in Urdu) on Gaddi casts has been written by Abdul Jabbar Khan, A Gaddi Scholar, discussing all casts and sub casts of Gaddi present in India and Pakistan.

The Origin and the initial use of Word "Gaddi" is discussed in detail in the book. The Gaddi have five sub-divisions, which are the Sadhre, Nyodha, Othi, Badgaia, and Swaetye. Tribal Melodies of Himachal Pradesh: Gaddi folk music. Chola cultural dance dancers Devi dha dha Dhauladhar dhin Dhuru diyan fairs and festivals folk music following song Gaddan Gaddi women Gaddis ghar ghare Ghurain girl Goddess Gujari Himachal Pradesh Hindu jaana Jammu Kangra Kanha Kari Khatri kiyan Kunju lndia About Google Books.

Still they do make their way to higher pastures in the summer season with their flocks. Gaddis are found in the Dhauladhar Range of the state. Some of the Gaddis dwell in Brahamaur Region of Chamba District, near the higher regions of Ravi River and valleys of Budhil River.

The Gaddi of North India are agro-pastoralists who rear sheep and goats following a seasonal migration around the first Himalayan range. While studies on pastoralists have focused either on the pastoralists' adaptation to their physical environment or treated the environment from a symbolic perspective, this book offers a new, holistic perspective that analyzes the ways in.

Dhauladhar Himalaya, the great Kangra Chamba divide, offers a spectacular view of the valleys down below, on either side of the mountain range. There are as many as 25 passes along the Dhauladhar Mountain Range, that stitch the Kangra Chamba divide in a miraculous fashion.

The Gaddi community, living primarily on either sides of the Dhauladhar mountain range in Himachal Pradesh, is among the most enigmatic anthropological groups inhabiting the Indian subcontinent. There is still lack of consensus even among the academicians regarding their origin, history, and even social life.

MIGHTY DHAULADHAR RANGE (KANGRA VALLEY) The first image that comes in mind when one thinks about KANGRA VALLEY is the magnificent DHAULADHAR RANGE which rises abruptly like a serpent from the valley floor. This divine mountain range separates KANGRA and CHAMBA acting as watershed of BEAS and RAVI rivers.

The homeward-bound Gaddis followed their regular route down the Beas valley to Palampur, and then across the Dhauladhar to Chamba.

Every night, the king and his priest would do. This is author of Treks and Passes of Himachal Himalaya. I have done myself Loa, Bohar, Kalinali and Bleni Passes during the year The details of these passes are appended in my first book the Treks and Passes of Dhauladhar. These all are the low altitude passes having their access towards the villages of Chamba District.

The Gaddis live in Brahmour tehsils in Chamba district of Himachal Pradesh and along certain foot hills of the Dhauladhar in Kangra district.

They frequently describe their own area as Gaderen, the land of Gaddis or the Shiva-bhumi. As the nights get longer, the days colder and the landscape grows partial to white, the highest pastures of Himachal Pradesh witness an exodus, as Gaddi pastoralists guide their flocks to merciful altitudes.

A Hindu tribe, the Gaddis hail from. The Dhauladhar range (lit. The White Range) is part of a lesser Himalayan chain of mountains. It rises from the Indian plains to the north of Kangra and Mandi. Dharamsala, the headquarters of Kangra district, lies on its southern spur in above the Kangra Valley, which divides it from Chamba.

Overview. The highest peak in the range is the. Challenges (and Benefits) of Self Publishing a Book in India Solving the Dhauladhar Dilemma Darati Pass Yatra (II) – Surviving the Flash Floods with Gaddi Power. August 6, Ma Tarun.

Read Part One: A Curious Case of Lost Shoes “It’s high time we do something. It’s time for the action. I am writing a book on my Arunachal experiences.

The clear sight of Dhauladhar has made my heart sing, and given more power to my pen, for in the end, the mountains, or Author: Hemal Ashar. The Gaddis, who originally inhabited the southern slopes of Pir Panjal and have since diffused to spread over both faces of the Dhauladhar mountain range, are a.

Tribes and Tribal Culture of Himachal Pradesh. The state of Himachal Pradesh is been full of variety. The variety also comes in terms of people that is various tribal system of the state.

Many tribes resides over Himachal which have their own traditions and customs. Some of major tribes are Kinnauris,Gaddis,Gujjars and Lahaulies. The study was conducted on a cross-sectional sample of Rajput Gaddi adolescents to investigate prevalence and intensity of various dental diseases; of them belonged to Dharamshala (.

This Book Describes 75 Treks Spread All Over Himachal. Guide to Trekking in Himachal: Over 65 Treks and days Season Deluxe deodar descent Devi Devta dhabas Dhar Dharamsala Dharwas Dhauladhar distance district famous forest rest house Gaddis goddess hill Himachal Pradesh Himalaya Hotel Hudan Jogindernagar Kailash Kalpa Kangra Karcham 4/5(6).It is thought that the Chauhan Rajput Gaddis and Brahman Gaddis emigrated to Chamba, their present domicile, as early as in c.

CE. Most of the other castes of Gaddis are thought to be descended from people who fled to the hills to escape the Mughal emperor Aurangzeb's persecutions in the 17th century CE.

*Indrahar Pass ( meters) is a Dhauladhar Pass connecting Dharamshala to Kuarsi Village in Chamba. It is one of the most commonly frequented Dhauladhar Passes, by the travelers and Gaddis’ alike.* The year was My father got transferred to Dharamshala. We (me and my twin brother) were just 13 years old.

At 13, the worst that can.