The Rajputs of Saurashtra

Front Cover
Popular Prakashan, Jan 1, 1994 - Rajput (Indic people) - 342 pages
10 Reviews
The Author Has Made A Detailed And Meticulous Examination Of All Aspects Of Social Life Of Rajputs, Their Religious Beliefs, Gender Relations, Education And Aesthetic Life. Based On Field Work, Royal Archives Of Many Former Princely States. Useful For Social Scientists.
  

What people are saying - Write a review

User ratings

5 stars
4
4 stars
1
3 stars
0
2 stars
0
1 star
0

User Review - Flag as inappropriate

Jo kardiya rajput kar bharine kardiya Rajput kahevay che to khavas khas person thaine , khavas Rajput Sa mate na kahevay ....Kardiya Rajput Kar bharta to e leva khavas Rajput jata So khavas is also khavas Rajput

User Review - Flag as inappropriate

If Khavas are from Lower cast then its absolutely wrong. Because in Raj mahel.. .. Strictly prohibited for Lower cast....So They are not from Lower cast and at that time There are is no Government .... king is chief of State... so If anybody serves in RajMahel its better than many other job......
Khavas Rajput are the most trust worthy of The Kings....They also known as " Khas ". means Special Persons of the King.
 

All 10 reviews »

Contents

Foreword
1
A Historical Outline of Saurashtra
29
Rjput
47
The Kathis
53
Kinship
95
Houses
141
Family
148
Polygyny
171
Religions Beliefs and Practices
214
Khavas
227
The Charans and Barots
238
The Urban Life of Rajputs
269
Character of Rajput
286
Education
300
Rajputs in the Late Sixties
310
Conclusion
318

Rakhat
179
Sexual Life of the Rajputs
189
Purdah
199
Female Infanticide
208

Common terms and phrases

Bibliographic information