Jhijhian dance is a ritualistic dance that is performed during times when there is absolutely no rain and the land is sun parched. The motive of the dance is to lenity the God of rain, Lord Indra and asks for his favor in the form of rains. The dance is accompanied by a song which is full of prayers to Lord Indra.

The participants of the dance include a lead singer, harmonium player, a bansuri player and a dholak player. The dance is only performed by women.