Sunday, October 24, 2010

Brahmins Generation and their Gotra system.

Brahmin gotra system
The word "gotra" means "lineage" in the Sanskrit language. Among those of the Brahmin caste, gotras are reckoned patrilineally. Each gotra takes the name of a famous Rishi or sage who was the patrilineal forebearer of that clan. And each Gotra is addressed by the suffix 'sa' or 'asa' as relevant.
The concept of Gotra was the first attempt among Brahmins to classify themselves among different groups. At the beginning, these gents identified themselves by the names of various rishis (Angirasa, Atri, Gautam, Kashyapa, Bhrigu, Vasistha, Kutsa,and Bharadwaja; the first seven of these are often enumerated as Saptarishis). It is to be noted that Vishwamitra was initially a Kshatriya king, who later chose and rose to become an ascetic rishi. Hence the gotra was applied to the grouping stemming from one of these rishis as his descendants.
List of Brahmin Gotras
The following is a partial list of gotras found in the Brahmin community of Hindus:
 Agastya, Atreyasa / Atri, Alambani, Angad, Angirasa, Ahabhunasa, Aupamanyava,
 Babhravya, Bharadwaja, Bhargava, Bhakdi, Bhaskara,
 Chandilya, Charora, Chikitasa, Chyavana,
 Dalabhya, Darbhas, Dhananjaya, Dhanvantari,
 Galvasaya, Garga, Gautamasa, Gaubhilya,
 Harita/ Haritasa, Hukman Bhal,
 Jamadagni, Jatukarna,
 Kalabodhana/ Kalaboudha /Kalabhavasa, Kamakayana Vishwamitra, Kanva, Kaushikasa, Kapi, Kapil, Karmani, Kashyapasa, Kaundinyasa, Kaunsh, Kaushal/ Kaushalas / Kushal, Kaushik/Koshik/Koushik, Kushika, Kaustubha, Kausyagasa, Kavist, Katyayana, Krishnatriya or Krishnatreeya,
 Kundina Gowtama,Kutsa, Kutsasa
 Lakhi, Lohit, Lohita-Kowsika, Lomasha,
 Mandavya, Marichi, Markandeya, Mauna Bhargava, Matanga, Maudgalya Moudgalya,
 Mudgala (Maudgalya, Moudgil, Modgil, Mudgal), Mudgal
 Naidhruva, Nithunthana/Naithunthasa, Nydravakashyapa, Nrisimhadevara,
 Parashara, Parthivasa, Pouragutsya, Ratheetarasa, Purang, Pradnya, Pratanansya
 Rathitara, Rohinya, Rauksaayana, Roushayadana,
 Saminathen, Sanatana, Salankayana, Sangar, Sanaka, Sanaga, Sanjaya, Sankhyayana
 Sankrithi(Sankrityayan), Sankyanasa, Sathamarshana, Shandilya , sanas, Sandilyasa, Shandelosya,
 Saawarna, Saharia Joshi, Sauparna, Savaran, Savita. Somnasser, Saankritya(Sakarawar),
 Soral, Srivatsa, Sumarkanth, Suryadhwaja, Shaktri, Shaunaka, Surya, Swatantra Kabisa, Suparna,
 Tugnait * Upamanyu, * Upadhyay, Utsasya,
 Vadula, Valmiki, Vardhviyasa, Vardhulasa, Vardhyswasa, Vashishta, Vatsa, Vatsyayan, Veetahavya, Vishnu, Vishnuvardhana, Vishnuvruddha, Viswamitra, Vishvagni, Vartantu, Vishwagni, Vaidya/Baidya,
 Yaska

Brahmin communities
Brahmin communities in India are traditionally divided into two regional groups: Pancha-Gauda Brahmins and Pancha-Dravida Brahmins according to the following shloka found in the Rajatarangini of Kalhana (12th century):

कर्णाटकाश्च तैलंगा द्राविडा महाराष्ट्रकाः ।
गुर्जराश्चेति पञ्चैव द्राविडा विन्ध्यदक्षिणे ॥
सारस्वताः कान्यकुब्जा गौडा उत्कलमैथिलाः ।
पन्चगौडा इति ख्याता विन्ध्स्योत्तरवासिनः ॥
कर्णाटकाश्च तैलंगा द्राविडा महाराष्ट्रकाः ।
गुर्जराश्चेति पञ्चैव द्राविडा विन्ध्यदक्षिणे ॥
सारस्वताः कान्यकुब्जा गौडा उत्कलमैथिलाः ।
पन्चगौडा इति ख्याता विन्ध्स्योत्तरवासिनः ॥

"The Karnatakas, Tailangas, Dravidas, Maharashtrakas and Gurjaras; these five (-types who- ) live south of Vindhya (- mountains) are (called-) "Dravida" (- brahmins); (whereas-) Saraswatas, Kanyakubjas, Gaudas, Utkalas, and Maithilas, who live north of Vindhya (- mountains) are known as "five Gauda" (- brahmins)."
The shloka only identifies the caste-system present on the basis of their regional presence. The classification of Brahmins, the highest varna, on the basis of Region is debatable (compare the Brahmin gotra system).
Pancha-Gauda
Main article: Pancha-Gauda
Those from Uttarapatha (Aryavarta) (northern and eastern India.)
Approximately ordered according to geographical regions, from West to East
Saraswat
 Kashmiri Pandits
 Mohyal Brahmins
 Rajapur Saraswat Brahmins
 Gouda Saraswat Brahmins
 Punjabi Saraswat Brahmins
 Rajasthan Saraswat Brahmins
 Chitrapur Saraswat Brahmin
 Nasarpuri Sindh Saraswat Brahmin
 Brahmbhatt Brahmin
Kanyakubja
 Kanyakubja Brahmins
 Saryupareen Brahmins
Gauda
 Khandelwal Brahmin
 Kota Brahmin
 Dadhich Brahmin
 Gaur Brahmin
 Sanadhya Brahmin
 Shri Gaur Malviya Brahmin
Sanskrit gauḍa is a vrddhi derivation of guḍa, literally "sugar molass", but also the name of a tribe of the Madhyadesha. A school of thought believes that Gauda is sometimes taken to mean the Gaur region of Bengal. However the original meaning of the term coincides with region termed as Brahmakshetra:
ब्रह्मक्षेत्रं गुडारण्यं मत्स्यपाञ्चालमाथुराः
एष ब्रह्मर्षि देशो वै ब्रह्मावर्त समम्बरम् ॥
ब्रह्मक्षेत्रं कुरुक्षेत्रं ब्रह्मदेशः प्रकथ्यते
आदिगौदर्षिदेशान्तं हर्यारण्यमिहोच्यते ॥
Bengali Brahmins
Utkal(Orissa) Utkala Brahmins
Maithil Brahmin (Mithila) Maithil Brahmins

Pancha-Dravida (Five Southern)
Those from Dakshinapatha (South India, including Gujarat and Maharashtra).
Gujarat
Trivedi Mewada Brahmin ,Migrated from Mewad, Rajasthan during time of Great King Rana pratap to Gujarat some 434 years ago. i.e 1576 to 1590 (Since battle of Haldighati was happened during June, 1576). But prior to that only as a precautionary steps King Ranasinh Pratap has requested Brahmin Community to migrate to safe place (being Akbar was Muslim emperor and may take wrong steps on Brahmin Community, since Brahmin were doing all Prayers for GOD in those days). But King Ranasinh Pratap requested that you should be continue worshiping Eklanji Mahadev only. Which is still continued by all Mewada Brahaman Community.
As per some articles (source: Book in Gujarati -"Dabo Melyo Mewad") it is understood that during 1280 under the leadership of Mr. Mahanand Trivedi 999 Brahmin shifted from Mewad towards Gujarat and near Tahsil: Bhiloda there is a Village called "Narsoli" they established Eklingji Shivalay. This migration is due to contineous Muslim attacks on Mewad and harassing Brahmin community specifically. In the same book it is referred that during 1303 Allhuddin Khilji has killed 640,000 brahim male members and thrown their scared thread (Janoi / Ugnopavit / Upnayan / Janva) in 1600 litters of blood. As per some views there were 10,000 brahmins and blood sheds were abouts 30 litters. To avoid these mass killings Brahmin community migrated towards Gujarat.
Also you get website like http://www.brahmsamaj.org
Rajgor Brahmin
 Bhatt Mewada Brahmin ,Migrated from Mewad, Rajasthan during time of Great King Rana pratap to Gujarat some 250 years ago. i.e 1750 to 1760
 Chauriyasi Mewada Brahmin from south Gujarat, Migrated from Chittod, Rajasthan some 800 years ago to Dharampur near Valsad. i.e. 1158 AD to 1168 AD
 Saurashtra Trivedi Mewad Brahmin
 Saurashtra Bhatt Mewada Brahmin
 Pushkarna Brahmin
 Nagar Brahmin
 Khedaval Brahmin
 Audich Brahmin
 Modh Brahmin
 Bardai Brahmin
 Girinarayan Brahmin
 Shrimali Brahman
 Anavil Brahmin
 Sidhra-Rudhra Brahmin
 Sree gauda Brahmin
 Rajgor Brahmin Basically comes from Rajeshtan
 Prashnora Brahmin
 Kanaujiya or Kanyakumbj Brahmin migrated from kanoj,entered in kutch via sindh along with lohanas have surname Bhatt in kutch,divided as bhuvdiyas,vondhiyas,sandhliyas according to their village temple.others in Gujarat mainly found in jamnagar,morbi,junaghath and rajkot.surnames like Bhatt,Kaileyas,bhaglani,pingal,lakhlani,ghediya etc are common.
Maharashtra
 Deshastha Brahmin
 Chitpavan Brahmin (Konkanastha)
 Karhade Brahmin
 Devrukhe Brahmin
Karnataka
 Kannada Brahmins
 Babbur Kamme Brahmins
 Badaganadu Brahmins
 Deshastha Brahmin
 Havyaka Brahmin
 Hasan Iyengars
 Hebbar Iyengars
 Hoysala Karnataka Brahmins
 Karhade Brahmin
 Koota Brahmins
 Madhva Brahmins
 Mandyam Iyengars
 Mysore Iyengars
 Niyogi Brahmins
 Panchagrama Brahmin
 Sankethi Brahmins
 Shukla Yajurveda Brahmins
 Smartha Brahmins
 Srivaishnava Brahmins
 Sthanika Brahmins
 Ulucha Kamme Brahmins
 Mysore Iyers
 Ashtagrama iyers
 Mulukanadu Brahmins
 Tuluva Brahmins
 Kandavara Brahmins
 Karhade Brahmins
 Maratha Brahmins
 Padia Brahmins
 Saklapuri Brahmins
 Shivalli Brahmins
 Smartha Shivalli Brahmins
 Sthanika Brahmins
Andhra Pradesh
 Telugu Brahmins
 Niyogi Brahmins
 Vaidiki Brahmins
Tamil Nadu
 Iyengars (sub-divided into Vadakalai and Thenkalai)
 Iyers (sub-divided further into Vadama, Vathima, Brahacharanam, Ashtasahasram, Gurukkal, Dikshitar, Kaniyalar, Prathamasaki, dravida brahmins)
 Kerala
 Namboothiri Brahmins
 Kerala Iyers
 Embranthiris
 Pushpaka Brahmins (Ambalavasis}
 Sharada Brahmins
 Nagariks or the Brahmin migrants from north India
List of sub-castes
Some of the existing sub-castes from Panch-Gaur group of Brahmins are:
 Assamese Brahmins
 Brahmbhatt Brahmin
 Bengali Brahmins
 Bhargav Brahmins
 Dadhich Brahmins
 Dube Brahmins
 Gaur BrahminsMainly Adi Gaur brahman which includes Gaur,Tyagi,Pachauri,Gautam etc mainly residing in Haryana,West Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan.
 Gautam Brahmins
 Jangid Brahmins
 Kashmiri Pandits
 Khandelwal Brahmins
 Khedaval Brahmins
 Mohyal Brahmins
 Kanyakubja Brahmins
 Kota Brahmins
 Kulin Brahmins
 Maithili Brahmins
 Rajapur Saraswat Brahmins
 Sanadhya Brahmins
 Saraswat Brahmins
 Saryupareen Brahmins
 Shakdwipi Brahmins
 Shrimali Brahmins
 Suryadhwaja Brahmins
 Tyagi Brahmins
Some of the existing sub-castes from Panch-Dravida group of Brahmins are:
 Bardai Brahmins
 Chitpavan Brahmins (Konkanasth)
 Daivajna Brahmin
 Dhima Brahmins
 Deshastha Brahmin
 Gouda Saraswat Brahmins
 Havyaka Brahmin
 Hoysala Karnataka Brahmins
 Iyers, Iyengar (Vadakalai Thenkalai )
 Kandavara Brahmins
 Kannada Brahmins
 Karhade Brahmins
 Koota Brahmins
 Koteshwara Brahmins
 Nagar Brahmins
 Padia Brahmins
 Pushpaka Brahmins (Ambalavasi Brahmins)
 Saklapuri Brahmins
 Sankethi Brahmins
 Shivalli Brahmins
 Sthanika Brahmins
 Telugu Brahmins (Vaidiki, Niyogi)
 Tuluva Brahmins

85 comments:

  1. can you plz tell me shaklayana is the gotra or wht.. i am confused abt that.. regarding for pooja-archana... plz reply me on my email id
    mini1muskaan@gmail.com

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    1. Shankhayan is shakha of rigved...
      Ashwalayan is also shakha of rigved..
      you may be referring either or...

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  2. is deomurari a gotra?????
    can u plz tell me somethng abt this..

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  3. can you plz tell me about kaushish (koushish) gotra of brahmins pls reply me on my Email ID:iumeshsharma@gmail.com

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    1. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gaur_Brahmin
      this link tells a little about the Kaushish Gotra of Brahmins

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    2. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kaushik

      THIS LINK WILL TELL YOU A LOT ABOUT KAUSHIK GOTRA.
      I BELONG TO THIS GOTRA.

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  4. Hi,
    Come to gautamparivaar.in to join the community website.

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  5. pls send me the detail of trivedi machukathiya modh brahmin's kuldevi on my email id..milantrivedi27@gmail.com

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    1. It is originated from vishwamitra...
      Kushik is grand father of vishwamitra.
      King Gadhi is father of vishwamitra

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  7. Can you tell me is there any Gotra named as "Agnibaishya"? If not what should be the real name of this Gotra?

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  8. pleas eany body can tell me ..the how may gotras in gujar gaur brahmin {Gautam brahmin}. i confuse.

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  9. Please tell me the origin of Krishnatriya Pandiyan gotra of brahmin on my email bss735111@gmail.com

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  10. can u pls tell me or shankar sharan and billish pravar or gotra in gaur brahmins

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  11. can you please tell me .. gotra is :Bharadwaj,Surname is nayak and kuldevtaa is Mahalaxmi Damodar .Natives is Honnavar in karnataka .what is the caste ?

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    1. sorry i have an question is nayak's at gorakhpur{u.p} comes under scheduled tribe

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  12. Sir,
    Please tell me about my origin. my gotra is Gallab ans saasan is Kath. My mail id is vijaygallav@gmail.com

    Best regards,
    Vijay sharma

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  13. can you please tell whether Koundina gothra is there in brahmins?

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    1. yes koundinay is rishi gotra in brahmins

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  14. i want to know my kuldevi can u help


    i m Parshuram vansiya aadi gaur brahmin

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  15. I am SOMPURA VASHISHTA gotra brahmin.I want to know my Kuldevi's name and photo

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  16. can you plz tell me about kaushish gotra of brahmins pls reply me on my Email ID:kalhonaho099@gmail.com

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  17. I belongs to Village : ‘Patan’ Dist:Sikar, Rajasthan, Historically known as Toranvati

    Iam Gaur Brahmin, Bharatdwaj Gotra, Shasan: Gakakhsyan Dass – A Rajguru Family of
    Rao Razaas of village Patan.

    Can any body through some light on our family History.

    My E-mail: rk.sharma03sept@gmail.com

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  18. My self Raam Goud .i want knw our kuldevi mata ,our gotra vasistha and we upamanyu upadhyay joshi pls send details informtion on my id rgoudji@gmail.com

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  19. please tell me about history of my gotra 'Hritwal Shandilya'. I'm from District Jind(Haryana). Was a Rishi Shandilya in history. please tell me on my e-mail iD vsanyal.sharma@gmail.com
    Regards

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  20. can you please give me details of raygor ,audichya brahmins . and the root and the history of them.

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  21. I am looking for information on Vadulasa Gothra (Madhwa Bhramin)

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  22. Can anybody tell me if alambayana and Alamyana the same gotra. If not then waht is the pravara of Alamyana gotra please?

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  24. can anybody tell me about kanchangor and mairish gotra ....I live in himachal pardesh

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  25. Guruji... can u give some titles of Agastya Gotra of Brahmin in your places.

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  26. i am brahmbhatt barot and my gotra is bhardwaj..
    plz tell me how to divide gotra.?
    in my cast there are diffrent type of gotra and like this way difrent cast is also same gotra is it possible ?
    ex:-bhardwaj is also come in brahmin and barot both,
    kastru...etc

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  27. in brahmbhatt barot cast ma rana ,devluk,prabtani ,indrani ,harmani ,barot,sondani..
    so please tell me we are in which vansh ??
    suray,chandra,rushi ???

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  28. Can any body tell me about the origin of pathinus brahmin. This is brahmin gotras.


    Can mail me on : dutt.yogendra@gmail.com

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  29. ARE THE MOUDGALYAS OF BENGAL BELONG TO THE BRAHMIN COMMUNITY ? IF

    NO THEN WHY ?

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  30. ARE THE MOUDGALYAS OF BENGAL BELONG TO THE BRAHMIN

    COMMUNITY ? IF NO THEN WHY ?

    can reply me here binayakbn@yahoo.in

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  31. my gotra is katyayan can you tell me kul devi and kul devta name

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    1. hi, I was also having the same question like you. But the matrimonial book of my subcast solve the problem. There they mentioned Godess "Ambaji of Aarasur, Gujarat. is the Kul devi. Also note that Kuldevi & kul devta both are same only.
      Earlier, I thought that may be "Katyayani" is the kuldevi for katyayan gotra, as she was the daughter of rishi "Katyayan".

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  32. originaly katyayan gotra from which root/rishi

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  33. from where did the loadwan gotra comes
    who is the guru of this gotra

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  34. i am in tamil nad , i am from sourashtra. that is sourashtra trivedi mewada bharamin. my gothra is shaunaka(savanaka) my kuildew is angala matha (parvathi) now i want to join in our shang as a basic member. please tell me the web adress ti my mail id gowreshangkartrivede@yahoo.com

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  35. Plz tell me about gautam Brahmin. There all history and origin.
    Is gautam surname comes under st?
    Reply me on my id paridhiatre@ gmail.com

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  36. please tell me the shang or shabha website adress of gujarath bharamins,so that i join in it,and my id trivede@gmail.com

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  37. i gowreshangkartrivede please tell me the website adrress of gujarath bharamin assosiation shabha or shang to my id trivede@gmail.com

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  38. can any one tell me my gotra detail and kul devi/devta my surname is trivedi and my grand father is from amroha i only know i am saraswat brahmin my email id is shivendra1924@gmail.com

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  39. can any body tell me pandirishi is a gotra or not if not what is the correct name of it.

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  40. I am Dinesh sharma, haryana gaur brahmin my gotra is samotiya

    Please tell me about my kuldevi and kuldevta

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  41. my gotra is paidipalli.i am from andhra pradesh. could you plz tl me,what is the meaning of this gotra and what is the kuldevi and kuldevta?

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  42. I am SURESH SHARMA from UJJAIN we are Adi Gaur brahmin & Gotra RAJORIYA JOSHI native Jatwara Rajasthan can you tell me kuldevi Name
    my Email ID sureshsharma114@gmail.com

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  43. I am SURESH SHARMA from UJJAIN we are Adi Gaur brahmin & Gotra RAJORIYA JOSHI native Jatwara Rajasthan can you tell me kuldevi Name
    my Email ID sureshsharma114@gmail.com

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  44. we from sourashtra trivede bharamin, our kuldevata is angalaparameswarimatha (parvathimatha) and kuldev gurunath (paramasivam) my want to know my family nameand gotra.if known ple mail to my id trivede@gmail.com

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  45. i want to know the family names of sourashtra trivedi bharamin as we are in tamilnad for 200 years, our family name is diluted due to tamil language inpact, ple mail me the list of all family names and gotra list to me. mail id trivede@gmail.com

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  46. Can anybdy tell me that gargas are gaur bharamin.

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    1. Hey I am munish sharma . I am a brahmin and my gotra is koshal . I dont no where is my vade vadery tenpal plz help me .
      My mob no is +919888702786 . My email add munishsharma378@gmail.com

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  48. Hey I am munish sharma . I am a brahmin and my gotra is koshal . I dont no where is my vade vadery tenpal . My petra tenpal and my kul devi . plz help me .
    My mob no is +919888702786 . My email add munishsharma378@gmail.com

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  49. Hi I m Raman Sharma. I m Brahmin and mine Gotra is Maudgil. I want know origin of Moudgil Gotra and who is the kuldevta of my Gotra
    my mail id is sharma.raman80@gmail.com

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  50. MY NAME YOGESH MISHRA I AM KANYAKUBG BRAHMAN GOTRA KATYAN GRAND FATHER U.P. BAGA GAO GILA RAYBARALI SA BELONG KARTA THA MUGA MARA KUL DAVI OR KUL DAVTA KON HA NAHI PATA HA MY EMAIL YOGESHMISHRA602@GMAIL.COM

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  51. shri mali konse bramin hote h plz sand id devw_sharma@yahoo.co.in

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  53. I am samir sharma, I belong to upmanu gotra and our caste is called as audicya gorwal bhramin, resided in south Rajasthan area, Sirohi district, I request you to tell me about our root or lineage, name of Kuldevi and place to worship temple. my email id samirmum16@gmail.com

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  54. kindly advaice me regading devgan gotra is brahimn or not in brahmin

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  55. My name is Kshitiz Sharma and my gotra is Sandilya our forefathers were Rohtak Haryana but now settled in Delhi please share the more information about Sandilya gotra on sharma.kshetiz@gmail.com

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  56. Sir can you pls answer my one question. I am confused about Kaushik and Kaushis Brahmin Gotra. Is Kaushis a Gour Brahmin gotra?? Is is related to Kaushik Gotra?? And Can Kaushis and Kaushik gotra ppl can merry each other or not?? Pls answer.

    I read this here (http://gotraspandits.weebly.com/)
    "There are so many gotras which are same in pronounciation but diffrent in the origin and there is no relation in between.
    Like Kaushik and kaushis
    kaushis and koshika"

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    1. i am also looking for same information. could you pl share any info you got on this issue.

      nk patet
      10/8/14

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  57. i am from maithili brahamin, and what is my real gotra.

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  58. maithili brahmin me kon kon se gotra hote hai koi list ho to please send me.
    my mail id is
    rocky.sharma837@gmail.com

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  59. what is kotsaya gotra in brahmins?

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  61. Can you let me know about Sidhar and Bondwaal gothra? Do they belong to brahmins?

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  62. Hi,

    My name is Jayakumar (DOB - 31 Dec1970) Born at 11.59 PM in Mettur, Tamilnadu. I would like to know my Kuladevatha. We are living in Tamilnadu for at least 150 years. Grand parents are not sure about the family god and they haven't worshiped like Kuladeivam during their time. We are 6000 Niyogi Brahmin - Iyer, lohit gotra. The only clue I got it from my grandparents is our family name is Kandukur which is in Andhra Pradesh. It will be great if you someone helps to find my Kuladeivam.

    The reason I raised this posts is due to we are facing lots of problems and no peace in our life. So we would like to perform pooja for our Kuladevatha which was advised by our well wishers.

    Do let me know if you require any other details.
    My email ID is nrk_762002@yahoo.co.in


    Regards,
    Jayakumar.N

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  63. Dear Sir/Mam

    Can u Plz tell me Sankyanasa gotra --Pravara ?

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  64. I am a Sharma Brahmin from North India (Uttar Pradesh) and my gotra is Mudgal. I want to know that I belong to which Brahmin Community Kankubja, Gauda etc. and I what Brahmin I am Saryupareen, Gaur etc. Reply a.s.a.p. Its of immediate importance.

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  65. I am Saraswat Brahmin...Gotra Bhardwaj...Grandfather came from Pakistan during Partition...No body knows our Kuldevi in my family..How can I find the same...Please Suggest / Guide.

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  66. i am bishwanath cast -Brambhatt ,gotra -bhartdwaj which categories -Gr/Sc/St/OBC
    pls help my email id bishawanathjha@gmail.com

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  67. Can you desribe in Details About "Udaniya " surname ?
    Are they Brahmin or some other Caste ?

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  68. My name is Aniket Bhargava and I am Bhargava Brahmin ... where Bhargava Brahmin originated from and please mention Indian States where Bhargava Brahmin population has considerable existence

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  69. My name is Raval Pruthvish, Tapodhan brahmin, Lunavad Tapodhan Sanamaj
    i want to know my Kuldevi / kulmata

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