Paniyara | Water pitcher storage
Location: Chota Doongra, Banswara, Rajasthan
Cultural region: Vagad
Stone craft technique: Carving, Dressing, Masonry, Painting
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK
The cultural reverence towards water in the region is often extended towards the paniyara as well. People would place prints of deities or photographs of deceased ancestors on the taan (shelf) in the paniyara; both of which would be worshipped along with the paniyara.