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Vol -  11, Issue- 7 ,         Page(s) : 63 - 67  (2020 ) DOI : https://doi.org/10.32804/IRJMSH


Nomadic communities are the communities which wander from place to place for their livelyhood. They exhibit their age old historic art, lively literal models, songs and stories, entertain the communities where they go. By doing this they showcase their joys and sorrows. Their every art is indigenous transmitted through generations. There are more than 100 nomadic communities identified in Karnataka.Sudugadu Siddhas are one among them. They distinguish themselves among others by guarding burial grounds .Their culture,rituals and customs stands out from the rest.their legendary is unique and more mature than the rest.Traditionally being the worshippers of Lord shiva,they exhibit similarities to that of Naga saadhus,Rasa siddhas and Bouddha siddhas.They are primarily known for their hand tricks.Their hand tricks are explained in this article.

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