Havyakas

Some articles on havyakas, havyaka:

Havyaka Brahmin - Origin of Havyakas
... Historically, it is proven that Havyakas Brahmins were invited and brought to present day Karnataka around the end of 3rd century ACE or beginning of 4th century ACE from a place called Ahicchatra ... The Brahmin king Mayooravarma was instrumental in bringing the first Havyaka families ... through Talagunda and Varadahalli inscriptions that Kadambas brought 32 Havyaka families in to perform the royal rituals and the related functions of the empirical government from a place called Ahichchathra ...
Havyaka Brahmin - Art, Literature and Culture
... As Havyakas gained population in Karnataka they became influential in politics and also cultivated fine arts ... The Yakshagana folk theatre has been exclusively developed by Havyakas ... Music, dance and writing became very attractive to Havyakas ...
Havyaka Brahmin - Havyakas Today
... Most of the Havyakas of today follow either Ramachandrapura Mutt (presently headed by Shri Raghaveshwara Bharathi Swamiji) or Swarnavalli Mutt (presently headed by Shree Gangadharendra Saraswati Swamiji ... Till recently Havyakas were primarily engaged in agriculture especially growing betel nut, paddy, banana, coconut etc ... During Indian freedom struggle, Havyaka community played a prominent part ...
Havyaka Brahmin - Havyaka Food
... Havyakas are traditionally lacto-vegetarian in their diet, and their cuisine consists of some unique food items including Tellavu (a light type of dosa), Todedev (a wafer-thin sweet preparation ... Havyakas have a unique food system which has intrinsic medicinal values ... Havyakas typically lived in villages where abundant sources of these were readily available around them, from where they were directly extracted and processed fresh ...