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Kripa Ram Khiriya - Rajia Ra Doha ( Part -1 )

नीति सम्बन्धी राजस्थानी सौरठों में "राजिया रा सौरठा" सबसे ज्यादा प्रसिद्ध है भाषा और भाव दोनों द्रष्टि से इनके समक्ष अन्य कोई दोहा संग्रह नही ठहरता | संबोधन काव्य के रूप में शायद यह पहली रचना है | इन सौरठों की रचना राजस्थान के प्रसिद्ध कवि कृपाराम जी ने अपने सेवक राजिया को संबोधित करते हुए की थी | कवि कृपाराम जी तत्कालीन मारवाड़ राज्य के खराडी गांव के निवासी खिडिया शाखा के चारण जाति के जगराम जी के पुत्र थे | जगराम जी को कुचामण के शासक ठाकुर जालिम सिंह जी ने जसुरी गांव की जागीर प्रदान की थी वही इस विद्वान कवि का जन्म हुआ था | राजस्थानी भाषा डिंगल और पिंगल के उतम कवि व अच्छे संस्कृज्ञ होने नाते उनकी विद्वता और गुणों से प्रभावित हो सीकर के राव राजा लक्ष्मण सिंह जी ने महाराजपुर और लछमनपुरा गांव इन्हे वि.स, 1847 और 1858 में जागीर में दिए थे | अपने पुत्र विहीन राजिया को अमर करने के लिए ही विद्वान कवि ने उसे संबोधित करते हुए नीति सम्बन्धी दोहो की रचना की जिनकी संख्या लगभग १४० थी और अब भी १२३ दोहे उपलब्ध है जो राजिया के दोहे या राजिया रे सौरठे नाम से प्रसिद्ध है l



Kripa Ram khiriya was a famous Rajasthani poet. He wrote the famous 'Rajia Ra Doha' on Ethics (नीति) in Rajasthani during the reign of Rao Raja Devi Singh.

The poet Kripa Ram born to Jagaramji of the Charan family in the Kharadi village of the then Marwar empire. Thakur Jalim Singhji of Kuchaman had given Jagir of Jasuri viallage to Jagaramji, the poet born there only. Then Rao Raja Laxman Singh Ji of Sikar had given Jagirs of Maharajpur and Laxmnapura in 1847 and 1858 to the poet after impressing by his great poetry and knowledge of Sanskrit. The poet Kripa Ram had written couplets "Rajia ra doha" or "Rajia Re saurathe" on ethics to make his servant Rajia immortal as asked by him in return of his great services to the poet. His couplets were 140, now out of that around 130 are available.)

So this is the begining of Kripa Ram Khiriya's story.From now to my next few blogs you will read his great couplets on ethics.I am trying to translate them in english too.So keep watching and keep reading my blogs.

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Udaipur - City Of Lakes

Udaipur also known as the City of Lakes, is a city, a Municipal Council and the administrative headquarters of the Udaipur district in the state ofRajasthan in western India. It is located 403 kilometres (250 mi) southwest of the state capital, Jaipur. Udaipur was the historic capital of the former kingdom of Mewar in Rajputana Agency. Lake Pichola, Fateh Sagar Lake, Udai Sagar and Swaroop Sagar in this city are considered some of the most beautiful lakes in the state.


Udaipur was founded in 1559 by Maharana Udai Singh II ,the final capital of the erstwhileMewar kingdom.The first capital of Mewar kingdom was Nagda, located on the Banas Rivernortheast of Udaipur. Legend has it that Maharana Udai Singh II came upon a hermit while hunting in the foothills of the Aravalli Range. The hermit blessed the king and asked him to build a palace on the spot and it would be well protected. Udai Singh II established a residence there. In 1568 theMughal emperor Akbar captured Chittor, and Udai Singh moved the capital to the site of his residence, which became the city of Udaipur.[4] As the Mughal empire weakened, the Sisodia ranas, and later maharanas, reasserted their independence and recaptured most of Mewar except the fort of Chittor. Udaipur remained the capital of the state, which became a princely state ofBritish India in 1818. After India's Independence in 1947,king of Udaipur Maharana Bhupal Singh acceded to the Government of India, and Mewar was integrated into India's Rajasthan state.


Sisodias, or the Guhilots (Suryavansh),[clarification needed] have ruled the Mewar region since V.S 191,[clarification needed] were against Mughal dominion, and tried to distance themselves from them.[citation needed] Being a mountainous region and unsuitable for heavily armoured Mughal horses, Udaipur remained unmolested from Mughal influence in spite of much pressure. Maharana Fateh Singh of Udaipur was the only royalty who did not attend the Delhi Durbar for King George V in 1911. This fierce sense of independence earned them the highest gun salute in Rajasthan, 19 against the 17 each of Jaipur, Jodhpur, Bundi, Bikaner, Kota and Karauli. Rosita Forbes, who passed this land during the decline of the British Raj, described it as "like no other place on earth".[citation needed]

Tourist Places  :-

City Palace, Udaipur

Lake Palace



Jag Mandir

Monsoon Palace

Jagdish Temple

Fateh Sagar Lake


Lake Pichola

Saheliyon-ki-Bari

Maharana Pratap Memorial or Moti Magri

Sukhadia Circle

Gulab Bagh and Zoo

Doodh Talai

Bohara Ganesh Ji

Nehru Garden

Bagore-ki-Haveli

Ahar Museum

Shilpgram

Neemach Mata Temple

More Pictures of Lake City :-







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