A Rajasthani woman making textiles by hand in Khuri Village, The Great Thar Desert, Rajasthan, India
See more photos of Women Of Rajasthan in Rajasthan India photos gallery.
Crowd of people at the Pushkar Mela or Pushkar Camel Fair. Pushkar Village, Rajasthan, India
A Rajasthani woman potter (Kumhar) in Kakani Bishnoi Village, Rajasthan, India
A Meghwal man weaving textiles on his loom in the Salawas Bishnoi Village, Rajasthan, India.
The Meghwal people live primarily in northwest India, with a small population in Pakistan.
A Rajasthani woman sitting inside the Jaisalmer Fort. Jaisalmer, Great Thar Desert, Rajasthan, India
A Rajasthani woman inside the Jaisalmer Fort. Jaisalmer, Great Thar Desert, Rajasthan, India
A Rajasthani woman gathers textiles drying in the Thar Desert sun near Jaipur, Rajasthan, India
Rajasthani woman in front of her camel dung home in Khuri Village, Thar Desert, Rajasthan, India
Handprints on wall of Junagarh Fort of widows committed who Sati.
Sati or suttee is an obsolete funeral custom where a widow immolates herself (Anumarana) on her husband’s pyre or takes her own life in another fashion shortly after her husband’s death.