The fairs, customs, food habits, beliefs, attire and occupation
explicate the hard-earned lifestyle of the aborigines. The people
of Kullu believe in simple living and perseverance.
celebrated in the valley are an indispensable part of the native
ethos. These vibrant fairs carry great religious and economic
importance for the people here.
The customs and rituals practiced in the valley depict the simple
lifestyle of the natives, living close to Nature. The people here
worship deities who are sages, snake gods and other powerful gods
and goddesses mentioned in ancient Indian scriptures. Every village
has beautiful temples
dedicated to these deities.
The people of Kullu are primarily farmers, but now the population
has also scattered into emerging occupations as tourism, handloom
and other skillful fields like computer applications. More than
70% of the people here are literate. This includes an equal ratio
of men and women. Govt. sector is one of the most favoured source
is a rich tradition of folk arts in Kullu. The excellent temple
carvings, vibrant handicrafts
spectacular folk dances and melodious songs show the sensitivity
of the people. The exquisitely build temples, castles, and forts
are the monuments of an advanced form of architecture and sculpture
that flourished in the valley in past.