Gauḍa Brahmins

The Gauḍa brahmins comprise one of the five sub-divisions of Panch-Gauda (pañcagauḍa, pañca-gauḍa-brāhmaṇa-jāti, i.e., "fivefold Jāti of Gauda Brahmins").

Read more about Gauḍa Brahmins:  History, Sub-divisions of Gauda Brahmins, Organisation of Gauda Brahmins : Deśwāli & Pachāde Gotras, Organisation of Ādi Gauda, Organisation of Śri Gauda, Traditional Areas of Gauda Brahmins, Surnames, Customs and Practices, Criticism

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Gauḍa Brahmins - Criticism
... was dynamic and depended upon the principal objective of a brahmin's life acquisition of scriptural knowledge and spiritual purity ... But during the medieval age, brahmins received grants like agrahāras (land grants) and stuck to landed properties, and the organisational system gradually ossified ... cause of multiple divisions within the once monolothic brahmin community was ostracism of those who grabbed such land grants ...

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