Friday, August 31, 2007

List of Brahmin Communities

The following is a list of Brahmin communities of India. It is documented here for anthropological research purposes. Please suggest additions/corrections to -
hitarth.jani@gmail.com

List of Brahmin Communities
(in alphabetical order)

* Anavil Brahmins
* Ashtasahasram Iyers
* Aravttokkalu Brahmins
* Audichya Brahmins
* Babburkamme Smartha Brahmins
* Badagnadu Smartha Brahmins
* Barendra Brahmins of Bengal
* Bhumihar Brahmins
* Brahatcharanam Iyers
* Daivajna Brahmins
* Dadhichi Brahmins (Derived from Maharshi Dadhichi)
* Deshastha Brahmins
* Devrukhe Brahmins of Konkan region in Maharashtra
* Dhima Brahmins
* Dravida Brahmins (originally from Tamilandu, migrated to parts of Godavari and Srikakulam in Andhra Pradesh)
* Embranthiri Brahmins of Kerala
* Gaur Brahmins
* Gouda Saraswat Brahmins
* Gurukkal or Shivacharya Brahmins
* Havyaka Brahmins
* Hebbar Iyengars
* Hoysala Karnataka Brahmins
* Jijhotia Brahmins
* Kandavara Brahmins
* Kanyakubj or Kanaujia Brahmins
* Karhada or Karade Brahmins of Karhad region of Maharashtra
* Kashmiri Saraswats or Kashmiri Pundits
* Kayastha Brahmins
* Kerala Iyers
* Khajuria or Dogra Brahmins of Jammu
* Khandelwal Brahmins
* Khedawal Brahmins
* Konkanastha or Chitpavan Brahmins
* Konkani Saraswat Brahmins
* Kota Brahmins
* Koteshwara Brahmins
* Kudaldeshkar Brahmins
* Madras Iyengars
* Madhwa Brahmins
* Maithili Brahmins
* Malwi Brahmins
* Mandyam Iyengars
* Modh Brahmins
* Mohyal Brahmins
* Muluknadu Brahmins
* Nagar Brahmins
* Namboothiri Brahmins
* Nandimukh or Nandwana Brahmins of Gujarat and Rajasthan area.
* Naramdeo or Narmdiya Brahmins
* Niyogi Brahmins
* Padia Brahmins
* Paliwal Brahmins
* Pottee Brahmins of Kerala
* Punjabi Saraswat Brahmins
* Pushpaka Brahmins
* Rajapur Saraswat Brahmins
* Rahri Brahmins of Rahr region of Bengal
* Rigvedi Deshastha Brahmins
* Sakaldwipi Brahmins
* Saklapuri Brahmins
* Sanadhya Brahmins mainly of western Uttar Pradesh
* Sanketi Brahmins
* Sarwaria Brahmins
* Sarypari Brahmins of Eastern Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh
* Sirinadu Smartha Brahmins
* Shrimali Brahmins
* Shivalli Brahmins
* Smartha Brahmins
* Srigaur Brahmins
* Sthanika Brahmins
* Suryadwij Brahmins (of Kota region in Rajasthan)
* Thenkalai (a.k.a.Thengalai) Iyengars
* Tuluva Brahmins
* Utkal Brahmins
* Uluchakamme Brahmins
* Vadagalai Iyengars
* Vadama Iyers
* Vaidik or Vaidiki Brahmins
* Vaishnava Brahmins
* Vathima Iyers
* Yajurvedi Deshastha Brahmins

7 comments:

Angel Eyes said...

Dear Readers,

I have Updated the List on the Mail that i have received from Yagnesh Gor -

Hi

I have read the list of Brahmins on a blog,

I would like to tell you that I am Dadhichi Brahmin,we are childs of Maharishi Dadhichi who accepted death to give his bones to Indra Dev to make a Vajra to kill Ashuras,Can you remember that story ?

Plz get back

regards

Yagnesh Gor


Cheers,
Hitarth

Shaili Sharma said...

Aren't Jangid's a brahmin community?

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Angel Eyes said...

Thanks very much :)

Praveen said...

hi,
I want to say that One more Brahmin Community khonw as Jangid Brahmin.They are the followers of Angira Rishi(present in Saptrishi),Angira Rishi married with Daksha's daughter Smriti.
For more information see below sites;

http://jangidbrahminsamaj.com/gallery/jsukt.htm
http://saubharibrahmans.webs.com/



Regards
Praveen Sharma(Jangid)

Praveen said...

Hi,
I want to say that One more Brahmin Community khonw as Jangid Brahmin.They are the followers of Angira Rishi(present in Saptrishi),Angira Rishi married with Daksha's daughter Smriti.
For more information see below sites;

http://jangidbrahminsamaj.com/gallery/jsukt.htm
http://saubharibrahmans.webs.com/



Regards
Praveen Sharma(Jangid)

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