This is my landlords sister-in-law Jhanjhroo. I asked her the meaning of her name, but she did not know, and infact seemed to suggest that it was a name given without much thought by her parents. She is seen here with her grandson Pranjal.

She is of the Gaddi caste, well-known to inhabit this part of the Himalayas. They have been shepherds for many many generations and are a wonderful, kind and very ethical people.jhanjhroo


Written by Avahan

Founder & Chief Servant "The Resplendent Soul" ( Heart Journeys within India) We do super cool, fun, and blissing out travel. Indian village life in the Himalayas, lots of nature-Hikes, Ashrams, Yoga, meditation, Social Impact-the Works. Also a devotee of Amma & Haidakhan Babaji, an Actor and a Writer.Awaiting you here in "Mother India".

One comment

  1. I smiled , when I read the name Jhanjharoo, my nani’s sis in law was named Jhabri devi , but names in those days really did not matter much as they do now 🙂

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