Malana Village – Little Greece in Himachal Pradesh

Introduction to Malana Village

Malana valley is located in Himachal Pradesh. It is situated closely to the Jari village of Kullu which takes about a duration of six hours to reach Malana from there. Malana for its beauty is also known as the ‘Little Greece in Himachal Pradesh’. It is completely because of the point that the individuals of Malana declare that they have got the Ancient source in their blood.

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Malana is an historical town to the north-east of Kullu Area. This individual town in the Malana Nala, a part valley of the Parvati Area, is separated from the community. The grand mountains of Chandrakhani and Deotibba darkness the town. It is located on a distant stage by the part of heavy Malana stream at a size of 3029 m above the sea stage. Unchanged by the contemporary civilisation, Malana has its own way of life and public framework. Individuals are demanding in following their traditions. Malana has been the topic of various documentaries such as, Malana Globalization of a Himalayan Village, Malana & Malana Missing Identification. The current speakers of the autochthones terminology Kanashi, the conventional terminology of the inhabitants of Malana are roughly 1700. According to the 1961 age, terminology speakers were 563. These days the inhabitants of Malana are at least three periods as huge as 40 decades ago.

The govt of Malana is independent. They choose their own staff. They nominate their own Chief executive and Excellent Reverend. One of the attribute of Malana is that the men and ladies get married to several periods here. The residents believe that Alexander the Excellent took his way through Malana during his trip of cure. According to the tradition of Himachal Pradesh, Malana is considered to be the most well-known current democracy around the globe.

Malana also known as the village of Taboos
Malana also known as the village of Taboos

The homes of Malana are created out of wooden that has been delicately rounded. This wonderful area of Malana is under the huge veil of alpines and outrageous hilly plants and herbal remedies. The position is an perfect for experience going and has been quenching the desire of the sport hunters for lengthy decades. The individuals have a easy way of existing. They have got their own terminology that is just like Lahaoli terminology. The vision of the hill varies from Malana are incredibly exciting and a food for the sight. But this position has not designed that much as a vacationer identify until now.

History of Malana Village

Temple of Jamlu Devta

Malana is a town in the Kullu section of Himachal Pradesh, which has its exclusive identification. The town is located at cooling size of 12000 toes on the Chandrakhani hill. The lifestyle, guiding guidelines, custom of this town is very different from the regional population of Kullu. The individuals here are considered to be the successors of Alexander. The whole town is under the guideline and security of individual deity, Jamlu Devta. Since age groups individuals have been operating and paying attention to the guidelines of Jamlu Devta. There is no disturbance of strangers, Native indian law, Native indian cops or any other main or condition guiding system in the issues of this town. All the issues are resolved upon the approval of the authorities hired in this town and every choice is taken according to Jamlu Devta’s will.

Dressing Style of Malana Ladies

The primary profession of the individuals here is gardening and gardening. The whole area here is in the name of the regional deity, Jamlu Devta. People work on the areas and at the time growing, they always provide some discuss of the to Jamlu Devta. This aspect of foods is saved and used in periods of traditions and other gatherings associated with Jamlu Devta. Since the town is at a very good size, celery also develop here. Malana town is worldwide popular for fresh mushrooms. All these are the primary resources of earnings of this town. People this town have to get married to within the town and cannot get married to outside.

Who is Jamlu Devta

Jamlu Devta is generally a regional name given to Rishi Jamdagani of Tretayug who came in this aspect of Kullu area for relaxation. He was the father of the most furious sage Shri Parshuram. Renuka was the partner of Jamdagani Rishi which these days prevails as Renuka Pond in Sirmour . Jamdagani Rishi was one of the most well known e of that era. He was the only Rishi who was blessed the Kamdhenu Cow, a cow with unnatural energy to generate any meals for any variety of individuals.

Malana Village

There is no particular idol of Rishi Jamdagani, that is worshipped. Individuals praise sculpture of horse in the name of Jamdagani. Equine is considered as the indication of Rishi Jamdagani . Individuals viewing this town provides designs of horse created out of gold to the deity. The everyday living of Jamdagani Rishi is known to be at very few locations. One is in this Malana town and another is in the Ani tehsil of Kullu section. There is a little forehead of Jamdagani Rishi in the Village Zehra, Ani Tehsil of Kullu. Jamdagani Rishi is considered to are available there too.

The Upper house, Jayeshthang Malana Village – Kullu

GUR- Jamlu Devta

The upper house, Jayeshthang consists of three permanent members and eight temporary members (total eleven members). The three permanent members are Karmishth, Pujari and Gur. Karmishth is the executive and administrative head of the entire village. Pujari is the main worshipper associated with Jamlu Devta. He has to participate and perform all the rituals and religious ceremonies related to Jamlu Devta and in the village. Gur, is one of the most important members of the upper house. He is the person, in which Jamlu Devta actually comes to give his verdicts, to tell the policies and to make various important prophecies related to the betterment of village. Gur is chosen by Jamlu Devta himself. Gur has to devote his entire life for the service of Jamlu Devta. The temporay eight members of the upper house are chosen from the four wards called Chug. Each Chug has two parts, each of which is known as Chhuddi.Four wards are,Thamyani, Nagvani, Durani and Palchani respectively. Two eldest members of each ward (one from each Chhuddi) are chosen to form the eight temporary members of the upper house.

Culture of Malana

After the death of Gur, the next Gur is selected by Jamlu Devta himself. That particular person starts getting dreams or Jamlu Devta himself in his body. After certain rituals, the new Gur is then officially declared. However, the eight temporary members are elected among the most mature members of each of the four wards. After the death of any of the members similar procedure is followed.

Kanishthang Lower House of Malana Village – Kullu

The lower house, Kanishthang, consists of one eldest member from each of the family of the village. Mostly, the head of the family is chosen as the member. In case, there is no male head in the family, the eldest lady is chosen as the member. Every decision in the village requires the consent of the lower house. Once a particular issue has been forwarded by positive consent of both the houses only then the decision is finalized. In case of conflict between the two houses, the issue is left in the hands of Jamlu Devta himself. Thus Jamlu Devta acts as the land of last resort in case of conflicting matters of the village. Jamlu Devta put forth his decision by speaking through the body of Gur. The decision of Jamlu Devta is final and mandatory for all the villagers to follow.

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