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Friday, June 5, 2015

(14.3.15) Folk gods of Rajasthan / Folk deities of Rajasthan

Rajastahan is a state where people honour the saints and the heroes as deities or folk gods. The common things about these folk deities are as follows -
> It is believed that these saints and the heroes possess supernatural power.
> Some of these heroes sacrificed their lives for the protection of weak people, animals and trees.
> Some of these heroes belonged to the royal class or privileged class. They did the the task of upliftment of the common people.
The list of the folk deities of Rajasthan is as follows -
> Bhuwal Mata
> Devji / Devnarayan
> Eloji
> Gogaji
> Guru Jambeshwar ji
> Khetala ji
> Mallinathji
> Mehaji
> Teja ji

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