Maga Brahmins

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Sakaldwipiya History - Maga in India - Modern India
... attests to the existence in Gaya, Bihar of a highly Cultured Maga Family, celebrated for its learning, Vedic studies and poetic faculty, whom Samb ... Other references to the Magas in inscriptions show that they completely amalgamated themselves with the Hindus by adopting Indian names, manners and customs ... The famous astronomer Varahamihira was himshelf a Maga ...
Sakaldwipiya History - Earlier History - Modern Historical Theory
... and somewhat paralleled to the India Brahmins in their early period ... suggest that Sakaldwipi or shakadwipi Brahmins were originally from shakadweep which was in central Asia ... They were also known as Maga Brahmins ...

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