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Maniyaro Raas

Maniyaro Raas – This Raas is performed with small sticks known as Dandias, made out of wood about 1.5ft long. Raas is played with music, which includes Dhol (drum), Sarnai (Clarinet), Harmonium, singer singing religious song. This Raas includes various different moves, which includes lots of spinning moves, jumping about 3 feet above ground etc. All 12 players carry all of the moves out simultaneously. The costumes we wear for this Raas is Plain White clothes – Turban, Red Band going across the chest and back, small necklace made out of red & gold plated beads. Only Maher Community men wear these clothes. (10mins)