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2499-29: After 30 days, each baby becomes a Bishnoi by drinking holy water (pahal). Relatives come to celebrate the event but women stay with the mother whereas men gather in the dhani (a kind of hut only

2499-30: Swami Vishudha Nand, 37 year-old Bishnoi priest, takes care of a wounded peacock. A strange noise made him rush out of Jajiwal temple but even by shouting and throwing stones the dogs did already

2499-31: Mangilal Bishnoi owns a small clothe shop near Bishnoi Dharamshala in Jodhpur and as a good Bishnoi he built a bird house and a little platform to feed birds in the tree outside his shop. As Guru

2499-32: During the Wildlife week (1-7 October 2007), the Forest department represented by its District Forest Officer, M. Bhadu Bishnoi, organizes many contest for Jodhpur school children at the zoo. Besides

Bishnois : environmentalists by Creed  

Bishnois have made wildlife and environment protection their daily leitmotiv.

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