This Beautiful Display of Pashtun Culture Will Make You Proud to be a Pashtun

By Haadia Paracha | 2 Feb, 2016

Pashtuns are valiant, hard-working and just plain beautiful, inside and out. Not only are they kind and hospitable towards their guests and respectful towards women, they are resourceful – you would seldom see a Pashtun not earning his keep. On top of that, they are very very proud of their culture and heritage and that’s really worth a nod or two.

That’s why we decided to showcase all that the Pashtun culture has to offer, one picture at a time.


This woman wearing parooney.


The melodious Rabab.


This colorful display of Attan.


And this energetic display of Attan by our valiant Pakistani Pashtun soldiers.


This adorned traditional dress.


This true spirit of mehman-nawazi.


This Pakol.


This little munchkin.


And these little angels, all dressed up for Eid.


This Hujra.


This proud pashtun.


This mouth-watering dessert called ‘Dervesh’.


Because…after all:


And in the words of Khushal Khan Khattak himself:


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