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Fire Dance

Introduction of Fire Dance

Fire dance is a distinctive dance which is well-known in the desert region of Rajasthan. This is a very complicated dance to perform and is carried out by the Banjara community. This folk dance describes the lifestyle of Jasnathis of Bikaner and Churu districts of Rajasthan India. This delightful folk dance is believed to be the dance of tantric powers of the Jasnathis. This dance is the wonderful example of the lifestyle of the Banjara community and is performed on a large ground, spread with live wood and charcoal. Here the Jasnathi men and boys jump on to the fire with the necessary part of drum beats. The dance involves breathtaking fire tricks wherein the dancers perform by holding fire rods in their hands and filling up their mouths with kerosene. The fire rods are also moved on their heads and legs by the dancers. The dancers perform their actions as if they are blessed with a marvelous protection. The performance on a large bed of burning coals is considered as a specialty of this region.
 

Fire Dance Occasion

The fire dance is performed in the desert region of Rajasthan on the festive occasions like Holi, Janmastami etc. This unique dance performance draws attention of the viewers from all over the world. The traditional fire dance is performed by the Banjara community.

The Jasnathis of Bikaner and Chum are well known for their tantric powers all over Rajasthan which they inherit from elders and this dance is the wonderful example of their lifestyle. These people are brave and that is the reason why they have been able to carry this deadly dance from years. A very large ground is prepared with burning charcoal and lives wood and on this the men and boys jump on it and tap their feet on this burning fire. They are accompanied and boosted up by the musical beats of traditional drum. The dancers donít show any worry where as the audience do get tensed up. The claps of audience do generate energy in these dancers.
 

Performance of Fire Dance

The dance takes place on a large ground, which is extended with live wood and charcoal. On this ground, the Jasnathi men and boys jump on to the fire with the necessary part of drum beats.

These drum beats give a beat for the presentation. This music slowly rises & sets a dance in a fast tempo. At a definite point, it reaches at a climax, where the dancers seem to be in a hypnotic state. The dancers perform their actions as if they are blessed with a marvelous protection. The performance on a large bed of burning coals is well thought-out as a specialty of this region. These devotional & thrilling performances are typically seen during the late nights of winter.

Some of the traditional folk dance of Rajasthan by the Banjara Community is also known as the fire dance. But this dance is totally different from the above-mentioned performance. Here, the dance is performed around the Fire. The person dancing usually takes two burning sticks in his hands and fills up his mouth with kerosene oil. With the necessary part of some dancing steps, he throws the oil over the lamps.

Marvelous protection is to be offered, the Jasnaiths of Bikaner and Churu must be responsible for capturing most of it. These dancers perform on a large bed of burning coals, their steps moving to the beat of drums that rises in climax till the dancers appear to be in a near-relaxing state. These religious performances are generally to be seen late on winters.

 

Fire Dance of Rajasthan

Fire Dance of Rajasthan

 

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