Here comes the summer, the blazing heat and the extreme temperature. We generally try engaging ourselves indoors by watching TV or playing some indoor games. Taking about the indoor games, i just realized that there are so many traditional games that we have lost or people of this generation haven't even heard of. Here is come game that comes in this category.


                 This is a simple game from Rajasthan and very enjoyable,especially for children.It is a fun way to spend time on the beach.

You need:   originally, the game is played with chirtni or gundumani-red beads with a black spot.However, you can play with tamarind seeds,beads or anything small.

how to play:  Each player gets a handful of seeds(of equal numbers).These are buried in a heap of sand.Based on the number of players,the heap is then divided into number of parts.The players then find the number of seeds buried in the sand allotted to them.Now,the player with the least number of seeds puts his or hers in the heap,while all the others contribute an equal number.The game continues till all the seeds are exhausted..:) :)

Reference : from : foreever young. Editors collection.


  1. Nice...dont know if i will ever play but would surely suggest others.

  2. Now I'm able to add my views Dear. This Rajasthani Game seems quite enjoyable indeed. Luv it!

  3. Sounds simple, but I can imagine that with friends, it will an opportunity for merry making! As children we used to play something similar to Ludo, drawn on the grond with broken tamarind seeds. Your post made me remember those!

  4. @Shamsud
    well.. its obvious that elders will not play this... but these traditional games can be suggested to the kids.. :)

  5. @Christy Gerald

    so glad that u replied.. :)yeah... there are many traditional games in all parts of india.. will try to post few more of these kinda games.. :)

  6. @sunil deepak
    oh ya it surely would... with many people.. it would be a blast.. :).. and also yes this definetly brings in the chilhood memories.. :) nostalgia.. :)

  7. thats a supercool game, wow!!! may be i m too old to play this one but ll definitely suggest others :)

  8. @debajyoti
    yeah it is..:) u should definetly suggest.. :)


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