Kalash people in
Pakistan. High in the mountains of Pakistan on the border with Afghanistan, in
the province of Nuristan live mysterious people Kalash. Skin is
white, and bright, blue, grey, green and very rare brown eyes. Kalash is the
only nation in the region, partially preserved traditional pagan religion and
not turned completely to Islam. The joint Research of Institute of General
genetics named after Vavilov, and University of Southern California and Stanford
University, devoted a separate paragraph to Kalash people, stating that their
genes are really unique and belong to the European group. Russian researchers
are sure descendants of ancient Russians live in the Pamir mountains. Most
likely came here thousands years ago from the territory of current Tver region.
These people practically saved the life, religion, Customs, which have been in
Russia long before the birth of Jesus Christ.
people made for themselves and always used furniture. They eat at a table,
sitting on chairs, the excesses that appeared in Afghanistan and Pakistan only
with the arrival of the British in the 18th and 19th centuries. While the Kalash
people throughout history have used tables and chairs.
Kalash People live in communities. They live in houses that are built of
stone, wood and clay. Out of all the facilities in the cabin: table, chairs,
benches and pottery. About electricity and television Kalash People know only by
hearsay. Kalash people manage to grow wheat and other grains on cleared from
Kalash or Kalasha language is the language of the Indo-Iranian branch of the
Indo-European Group of dardic language family, very well preserved the basic
vocabulary of Sanskrit.
The main object of worship was fire, besides they worshipped wooden idols who were skilled craftsmen and were exhibited in the sanctuaries. Pantheon consisted of many gods and goddesses. Chief was considered the God of Imrah. Also highly revered God of war was Gisha. Each village had a small Idol-patron. The world according to their believes, was occupied by many vying with each other for good and evil spirits.