Jamra Dance of Rajasthan

The traditional removal of burned danda is known as jamra. The next day of holi is known for the jamra rituals. This celebration is only for the female folk. The songs sung during are full of vulgarity. These are very personal songs to females. Dhol is the main instrument and the twisting of the waists of these ladies are amazing. One they shake their waists it exactly displays ghoomar dance form. When the ladies move ahead to perform the rituals they carry wood and the mussal. Kanku, henna and lacha are the main items used during the ceremony. Ladies are dressed in all the possible fashion.