The Rajasthan State
The State - Rajasthan
Rajasthan - Rajputana of old. Land of a people who are brave and chivalrous, people with a warlike lifestyle around whom grew the most amazing legends of romance and heroism. It is a land of superlatives.Everything here is breathtakingly beautiful, impressive and fascinating. It is packed with history, art and culture that goes back several centuries. Rajasthan where the mood and rhythm is so overpowering that it impresses the most seasoned visitors.
Rajasthan is a land where the past still lives on and it is a glorious past, too. It is for this great land that Col. James Todd, the writer of "The Annals and Antiquities of Rajasthan" has written:
"Rajasthan exhibits the sole example in the history of making of a people withstanding every outrage barbarity can inflict or human nature sustain, and bent to the earth, yet rising buoyant from pressure and making, calamity a whetstone to courage"