Brahmins

Some articles on brahmins, brahmin:

Lakhanpal
... one of the sub-caste among other sub-castes of Saraswat brahmins ... It is a surname adopted mainly by Saraswat Brahmin in North India (Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Kashmir states) ... There are two categories of brahmins in india ...
Shivalli Smarta Brahmins - Gotra
... Shivalli Brahmins follow the Brahmin gotra system and affiliation of a brahmana consists of gotra, pravaras, sutra (Kalpa) and shakha ... Shivalli Smartha Brahmins share the same Gothra as that of Shivalli Madhva Brahmins ... Gotras of Shivalli Brahmins are Bharadwaja Harithasa Jamadagni or Bhargava Kaundinya Kashyapa Vishwamithra Aangeerasa Marriages within the same Gotra (Sagotra) is not prescribed ...
Shivalli Smarta Brahmins - Geographical Distribution
... Shivalli Smartha Brahmins - Spread around Northern Udupi, Kundapura, Sagara and Thirthahalli ... Shivalli Smartha Brahmins - Spread around south of Dakshina Kannada and Kasaragodu Districts ... Shivalli Brahmins spread around this region follow with Edaneeru Shri Matha as their Gurupeetha ...
Shivalli Smarta Brahmins
... Shivallli Smartha Brahmins (SSBs) are a sect of Tulu/Kannada-speaking Shivalli Brahmins ... Shivalli Smartha Brahmins mainly reside in the northern part of Udupi taluk, Kundapura taluk, western parts of Shimoga and Chikmagalur districts in Karnataka and in the Kasaragod district of Kerala in southwest ...
Sreevallabha Temple - Legends - Annihilation of Thokalasuran - Brahmins Are Envious
... At that time only Brahmin families were not less than 3000 and Sankaramangalath illam enjoyed top status among them ... Since literacy was a mandatory for Brahmins and even women were well versed in Sanskrit, being illiterate was a matter of humiliation and envious Brahmins never missed a ... which only increased the wrath of orthodox Brahmins ...

Famous quotes containing the word brahmins:

    The Brahmins say that in their books there are many predictions of times in which it will rain. But press those books as strongly as you can, you can not get out of them a drop of water. So you can not get out of all the books that contain the best precepts the smallest good deed.
    Leo Tolstoy (1828–1910)