Boksha > Tharu [8] The frequency of Bahun (Hill Brahmins) by province was as follows: The frequency of Bahun (Hill Brahmins) was higher than national average (12.2%) in the following districts: Language links are at the top of the page across from the title. 170. Even the gods have forbidden the killing of the Brahmins and the offense can take the killer into the deepest hell. Rakaskoti > Magar > Thapa Large-scale absentee landlordism is not common in the hills of Nepal. Even if death occurs elsewhere, within hours the corpse is cremated beside the river, into which the ashes are finally cast. Hellok > Limbu 234. 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Dangi > Khas-Chhetri Thakuri traditionally constituted the ruling and warrior classes of Nepal. 370. Surname > Caste/Community/Ethnicity > Clan/Sub-caste/Gotra In case the Upadhyaya brahmin marries outside of Upadhyaya Circle, the child of that couple is considered to be of Jaisi Varna. Tarali > Magar 175. as ) the word is used chiefly for Krishna (protector of the world) is used chiefly for a Rishi ( Thebe > Limbu The walls of their small houses are constructed from stone or mud brick, painted red ocher around the base, whitewashed above, and topped with a thatched roof. Suryabansi > Magar > Ale The third is moksha (salvation)release from the round of rebirths that reincarnation involves. 14. 368. F rer-Haimendorf, Christoph von (1966). Bantr > Tharu Stiller, L. F. (1993). However, this has not happened yet but we are hopeful. Hamal > Thakuri 87. Bohra/Bohara > Khas-Chhetri Upadhyaya and jaisi are two ranks in both bahuns. 0000001700 00000 n Bainge > Rai 211. Joshi > Bahun > Kaushik, Angiras, Bharadwaj, Garga (Purbiya, Kumai) This group presents a complicated social structure that not only reflects the model of four Hindu varna categories and the unclean castes outside of it, but it is also clearly divided among the upper and lower Buddhist castes. Nepal/Nepalya > Bahun > Kaushik (Purbiya) Dhandi > Tarai-Dalit The castes of Jaisi Brahmins can be considered similar to the Upadhyaya Brahmins but all that differs is their history that distances them from Upadhyaya brahmins. Regmi > Bahun > Kaushik (Purbiya, Kumai) MOPE (2002). Because they have been found doing all stuff from practicing medicine to engineering to business. Pegahang > Limbu Linguistically and culturally related to the Tamiland Malayalam-speaking p, ETHNONYM: Panjabi Jaisi Brahmins are the second most popular form of Nepali brahmin surnames. 478. Kalar > Tarai-Dalit Prihar > Tharu Chunanra > Dalit > Bishwokarma 117. 69. Brahmins are the second largest caste group in Nepal (31% of the population), with the Chhetri (Kshatriya) being the first (42%). Thatal > Bahun Name Experts Out! Mahato > Tharu Another idea is that of karmasometimes likened to "cause and effect," because it explains whatever present state of affairs exists in terms of the events in previous lives that produced it. 118. Mahaju > Newar-Kshatriya > Shrestha/Sheshya Munankarmi > Newar-Kshatriya > Shrestha/Sheshya Khatri > Khas-Chhetri Therefore, be sure to refer to those guidelines when editing your bibliography or works cited list. Vaish > Tarai-Hindu > Rajput 295. Thing > Tamang But overall, they and their surnames have the same background as any other Brahmins. The legal recognition to caste and all the discriminatory laws made on the grounds of caste were ceased. 348. Are Newars Aryan or Mongol? 683. The majority of this ethnic group speaks Magar Language. Their simple, mostly undecorated houses reflect this lack of artistic bent. 296. 278. Later Nepal abolished its grading system. Jhankri > Magar Shakya > Newar-Buddhist > Bare Khan > Tharu Arts. "Gautamavajra Vajrcrya, "Recently Discovered Inscriptions of Licchavi Nepal", "Caste ethnic and regional identity in Nepal: Further analysis of the 2006 Nepal Demographic and Health Survey", "How discriminatory was the first Muluki Ain against Dalits? For example, Buddha Ratna Shakya in which Buddha is the first name, Ratna is the middle name and Shakya is a surname. Some community and region-based Brahmins have been mentioned below. 384. Khunaha > Tharu 487. In this process the left outs were oppressed class (Dalits), women, the poorest of the poor, powerless and the second class citizen and indigenous nationalities (Adivasi Janajatis). Rumdali > Rai Upadhyaya Brahmins are considered as the Brahmins in the complete form of those ancient brahmins. 333. 123. 321. Kayastha > Newar-Kshatriya > Shrestha/Sheshya 618. Bardiya > Tharu Chhungpate > Jirel (LogOut/ There are several varied naming conventions in Nepal. Onta > Newar-Kshatriya > Shrestha/Sheshya Kunwar > Khas-Chhetri 684. Swangsabu > Limbu Ravidas > Tarai-Dalit > Chamar 383. Have been searching for some time but cant find anything. 303. 132. Mishra > Bahun > Atreya (Purbiya, Kumai) 227. 621. In many cases people get confused in Casteand Gotra. Brahmans and Chhetris are members of two kinds of clans, the thar (indicated as a surname) and the gotra; the former is exogamous if a relation can be traced, but the latter is strictly exogamous. Initially, the gurus and the readers of the ancient scriptures and Sanskrit texts of knowledge, have now almost been transformed to a simple state of living. In 2001 the CBS recorded 43 caste-origin Hindu groups in the Madhesh. Sherwa > Jirel Due to this people marry in their caste and avoid same gotra. 282. 247. Chik > Muslim 323. Maithili > Tarai-Hindu > Brahman 10. They are the ones that can do rituals as Guru and have the authority to lead the Shastras. 1.1.1 Caste and ethnic groups 1 1.1.2 Dalit 1 1.1.3 Prejudice 2 1.1.4 Discrimination 2 1.1.5 Discrimination in labour 3 1.1.6 Work and labour 3 . Jogi > Tharu In 1963, Legal Code was replaced by New 1964 Legal Code. 512. Tinglatar: Socio-Economic Relationships of a Brahmin Village in East Nepal Kathmandu: Ratna Pustak Bhandar. The entire wedding ceremony lasts a full day, from the time the members of the groom's party arrive at the bride's home till they leave the next day with the bride. 50. 444. 319. 643. 236. 403. Bahuns mainly served as priests, teachers and astrologers as per their caste. Ghising > Tamang Baniya > Khas-Chhetri 619. 439. Thavo > Jirel [13], The case of Newr is exceptional. Orientation 281. Identification. 242. Karn > Tarai-Hindu > Kayastha Nepal South Asia Asia Place. 339. 176. 266. 531. Danwar > Tharu 265. ETHNONYM: Andhra 703. In 1963, a law (New Muluki Ain-1963) was passed making it illegal to discriminate against other castes led all castes to be equally treated by the law. Brahmins belonging to the Terai regions of Nepal are the Terai Brahmins. What is actually the full form of GC? 424. There is about 99.6 percent of people belong to the Brahmin group. 82. 271. Sabrey > Magar > Pun protector the world), A Rishi (protector of Vedas), A cowherd (protector of the Cows). [16] The law also comprised Pryacitta (avoidance and removal of sin) and cra (the customary law of different castes and communities). To find your choice, press Control+F and type the surname to see which caste/community/ethnic group and sub-caste/clan it falls under. 64. Lakhey > Newar-Kshatriya > Shrestha/Sheshya 547. 461. 481. Lohar > Dalit > Bishwokarma However, the date of retrieval is often important. 283. Timilsina/Timalsina > Bahun > Mandabya (Purbiya) Hemjliya > Tharu 518. Tamrakar > Newar > Uray/Udhas 250. The word Bahun is a colloquial word for Nepali hills Brahmana (). Badahi > Tarai-Hindu Upadhyaya/Upadhyay > Bahun > (Purbiya), (Kumai) Priest and Dharma Gurus are the perfect examples to explain the purity and power that the Brahmin class portrays. Marik > Tarai-Dalit > Dom Biswas > Tharu 626. These various cultural groups belong to four distinct language groups: Maithili, Bajika, Bhojpuri, and Awadhi. 1. Esmali > Magar 564. 263. Chalise > Bahun > Bashista (Purbiya) 441. Someone whose death appears to be imminent is taken to a riverbank to die, as all rivers are considered sacred. Tanglami > Magar > Thapa Duwal > Newar > Jyapu 108. Magar > Magar This helped to grow resentment and foster ill will towards this particular caste which was supposed to use their education and skills to help the needed persons but instead was using it to exploit others through the means of the caste system and political machinations. Hina > Limbu Acharya > Bahun > Kaudinya (Purbiya) Bennett, Lynn (1983). Bhul chhetri ra dalit kasari bhaya yo bisayama thap samagri bhaya janakari pauna hajur. Nat > Muslim 192. people's perception of their own social situation has more to do with geography and objective social class, than with their association with the groups that the state has based its internal social policy on. 210 0 obj <>stream 27 Apr. Pujari > Newar-Dalit > Pode According to the 2011 Nepal census, Bahun is the second most populous group after Chhetri.. Indian Tamils are those who speak Tamil. Brahmans and Chhetris live in villages, hamlets, and isolated homesteads. 412. In terms of earning/income generation, Newars have the highest per capita income of Rs. Mulepati > Newar-Kshatriya > Shrestha/Sheshya Rumba > Tamang Grab one by the collar though, and you will find that he has forsaken most of his supposed traits. Social exclusion and Maoist insurgency. Vedas and Brahmin give this ethnic group their major identity. "The Matwali Chhetris of Western Nepal." 206. 539. Kshetri dominate the military forces with nearly all high ranked officers belonging to either Kshetri or Thakuri caste. 706. Kasaju > Newar-Kshatriya > Shrestha/Sheshya The civil service representation to population ratio is 1.18 times for Kshetri. [2] With Nepal's step towards freedom and equality, Nepal, previously ruled by a Hindu monarchy, was a Hindu nation which has now become a secular state. Many ritual offerings and animal sacrifices are made at this time, and there is much feasting and visiting among immediate family and extended kin. 245. 73. 0 Paper presented at National Dialogue Conference on ILO Convention 169 on Indigenous and Tribal Peoples, Kathmandu, 1920 January 2005. 639. 80. In many cases people get confused in Caste and Gotra. 624. Brahmans and Chhetris speak the national language, Nepali, as their mother tongue. 523. Baruwal > Khas-Chhetri kuhiyeko_aalu 3 yr. ago. 647. Palung > Limbu Ravanrajghariya > Tharu It's only if their parents wish otherwise it's not compulsion.. Humagain/Hamyagain > Bahun 0000025361 00000 n > Khas-Chhetri ) In the same way [ / (protects) ] this word also means the same thing God /King (the 610. 241. Rukain > Bahun Samant > Khas-Chhetri xb```9, (1U ,0sTX00,Q`tjfaRU#.jz6[Q)nNMtLgvMi4pa3a6Umh :z*KLX| Dafali > Muslim ( ?). protector of Vedas and the progeny belong to the same gotra ) is chiefly used for a cowherd (protector of Cows). 224. 23. [7] The existing caste structure as introduced by the Lichhavis was later fundamentally restructured during the reign of King Jayasthiti Malla (1380-1394). 229. Khadka/Khadga > Khas-Chhetri Ojha > Bahun > Atreya (Kumai) 114. 57. Garmeba > Tamang 524. Upadhyaya > Tarai-Brahman Gaudel > Bahun 63. 325. Second and subsequent wives are often members of other ethnic groups, such as the Gurungs, Magars, Tamangs, Sherpas, and Newars, but not low-caste artisan groups. Karki > Khas-Chhetri 354. Frer-Haimendorf, Christoph von (1966). 0000025576 00000 n 313. 99. 652. . 169. Kamsakar > Newar > Uray/Udhas 549. Mandal > Tarai-Dalit > Khatwe Encyclopedia of World Cultures. Dhakal > Bahun > Upamanyu (Purbiya) 302. 239. Dimdu > Tamang Devkota > Bahun > (Purbiya) Thokur > Tamang Thamsuhang > Limbu 364. 230. 248. Kinship Terminology. There are 3,212,704 of the total population of Brahmins in Nepal. Sarbhang/Sarbariya > Tarai-Hindu Khwakhali > Newar-Kshatriya > Shrestha/Sheshya Mulicha > Sunuwar Under the Khas Nepali Brahmin Surnames Caste, the following categories have been found as widely known classes of Brahmin types. 251. 501. Acharya > Newar-Brahman > Rajopadhyaya Devabhaju Brahman 205. A new bride enters this household in a lowly position, and her mother-in-law usually gives her the most onerous chores. Acharya > Newar-Brahman > Rajopadhyaya Brahmin/Bahun: Adhikari. Kulu > Newar-Dalit > Kulu 221. Caste, State, and Ethnic Boundaries in Nepal. 29. 367. 78. Rautar > Tharu They also handle all the rituals performed during marriage. 472. 537. 127. Pulami > Magar > Thapa Charmakar > Dalit > Mijar Although caste or tribe based hierarchy has been a hallmark for all ethnicities of Nepal, only three societies traditionally were part of the four Varna concept of social division and hierarchy. Kalwar > Tarai-Hindu Change). Pathak > Bahun > Kaushik, Bashista (Kumai) Sinkhada > Bahun > Mandabya (Purbiya) Due to their access to superior education and special status mentioned in religious textbooks, Bahuns were awarded high posts in palaces and they kept their knowledge and skills to themselves which deprived other ethnic groups a chance to rise up and using this ignorance Bahuns were able to keep them in dark and exploit them for a long time. Jat > Muslim 428. [2], According to 1854 Muluki Ain (Nepalese Legal Code), Bahuns were regarded as caste among sacred thread bearers (Tagadhari) and twice-born Hindus. 16. Pahari > Khas-Chhetri 503. 534. 695. However, Masto is considered the ancient religion and involves the worship of nature. 436. Acharya > Bahun > Kaudinya (Purbiya) 2. 197. 192 19 All Brahmans and Chhetris are Hindus and observe festivals, perform rituals, and worship deities associated with Hinduism. 386. 573. 450. Gautam > Bahun > Atreya (Purbiya) 510. Oli > Bahun > (Kumai) 672. London: Asia Publishing House. Mahat > Khas-Chhetri The second part of the word, "Brahman and Chhetri of Nepal 369. 553. 208. Pokhrel/Pokharel > Bahun > Atreya, Bharadwaj (Purbiya) The existence of Matwali Chhetris (those who drink liquor), who do not wear the sacred thread, is evidence that not all Khas were accorded Chhetri status. 569. Yonjan > Tamang Guragain/Gurangain > Bahun > Dhananjaya The caste system conjoints a structural class divide which persists, in which lower castes/ethnicities are generally socio-economically are not equal like those of higher castes/ethnicities. Musa > Newar > Jyapu Cite this article Pick a style below, and copy the text for your bibliography. Ramjoli > Magar > Gharti, Pun The Nepali civil code Muluki Ain was commissioned by Jung Bahadur Rana after his European tour and enacted in 1854. Siblings are designated as either older or younger brothers or sisters: there is no generic term for brother or sister. Jhainti > Sunuwar Many Nepalese use their ethnicity or caste name as their surname. 121. 556. 371. 306. Magar have been well known for their exceptional services in the military, especially in the British Army. Adhikari > Bahun > Kashyap, Bharadwaj, Atreya, Mandabya (Purbiya) Bahun is a colloquial Nepali term for a member of the Pahari or "hill" Brahmin () caste, who are traditionally educators, scholars and priests of Hinduism. 12,114 and Muslim ranks the lowest, Rs.11,014'[22] The democratic transitions also failed to be inclusive management and functioning governance mainly because government was unable to understand and articulate the spirit of all Nepalese people irrespective of their caste, gender, ethnicity, and religion. 674. Pelmange > Rai The immigration of Brahmins into Nepal increased significantly from 1324 and continued up to 1769 due to the Islamic invasion of the western portion of the Indian subcontinent. Sharma > Newar-Brahman > Rajopadhyaya Devabhaju Brahman 148. 329. 56. 465. 578. 640. 456. Mijar > Dalit > Mijar Araqi > Muslim ) The word [ / (protects) ], can also be used for all the 3 meanings. Brahmanism is under deep scrutiny. Gurwacharya > Newar-Kshatriya > Shrestha/Sheshya Saksena/Saxena > Tarai-Hindu > Kayastha 407. Yongya > Limbu 172. Palikhe > Newar-Kshatriya > Shrestha/Sheshya Mainali > Bahun > Upamanyu (Kumai) Rathaur > Newar-Kshatriya > Shrestha/Sheshya Nepal is a multi-ethnic country with Nepali being the official language. 301. 52. 222. Orientation Hindu is the dominant religion in Nepal with Buddhism also dominating portions of the ethnic groups. 0000001763 00000 n 195. Bagyal > Bahun Moktung > Tamang 314. 255. As a result of occupational changes, increased education, their own efforts to emulate the upper castes and consolidation of political power, urban Dalits in the Terai have moved up in status. 423. 427. 346. Brahmans and Chhetris are often landowners. Kambang > Limbu The names of children are generally announced by the elder most member of Nepalese households. Demography. Halal-khor > Muslim 360. For now let's just take a look at the castes and their sub-castes (surnames) in hopes that someday, we will all be one single flower with many variants. Gauchan > Thakali Caucasoid or Aryan looking Nepalis are firmly based on Khas (Pahadi) community of Nepal. Magar and his brother Chintoo are said to have disagreed with Magar settling in Seem. 66 comments. Similarly, girls also may add middle names like Kumari, Maya, etc. Rajbanshi > Rajbanshi In Himalayan Anthropology: The Indo-Tibetan Interface, edited by James F. Fisher, 111-120. 142. Camkhala > Newar-Dalit > Chami They perform the religious virtuoso and come from the background of notable and knowledgeable scholar backgrounds. Dahal > Bahun > Batsa (Purbiya) Bahun (Hill/Khas Brahmin), Chhetri (Khas Kshatriya), Thakuri (Nepali Royalty) and Khas Dalits (Oppressed Khas) are the members of Khas (Parbate) society. Without funeral riteswhich must be performed by a sonthe deceased cannot proceed to either Heaven or Hell and instead will plague survivors as an evil spirit. 701. 219. Note: the above three words are compounds (Samsa) in Sanskrit and belong to -- category. 649. Since the code's revision in 1963, the Mulki Ain treats all citizens equally under the law. 0000002155 00000 n Bhurtel/Bhurtyal > Bahun > Garga (Purbiya) Until 1963 Nepal's Mulki Ain (national code) explicitly stated which activities were proper for each caste group and prescribed penalties for infractions of the law. Sahukhala > Newar > Panchthariya Shrestha/Sheshya Subba > Limbu With that as a state of the present situation of Brahmin population, the roots that they have come from have not been lost altogether. Chhetri belongs to the Indo-Arya which is part of the Kshatriya varna, and speak mainly Nepali. Sitaula > Bahun 594. 27. Waiba > Tamang Tumyangpa > Limbu 464. Layeku > Newar-Kshatriya > Shrestha/Sheshya Luitel/Luintel > Bahun > Kaushik (Purbiya) 475. Ojhatanchhe > Newar-Kshatriya > Shrestha/Sheshya 415. 307. Rupakheti > Bahun > Batsa (Purbiya) 437. 188. 583. 670. ." 593. Chaturvedi > Tarai-Brahman Kadayat > Khas-Chhetri Shingden > Tamang Giri > Newar > Jogi 455. Mangyung > Limbu Mandaen > Tamang Deuba > Khas-Chhetri Tripathi > Bahun > (Kumai) Gilal > Bahun Kewat > Tarai-Hindu Tamu > Gurung At the time of the 2011 Nepal census, 3,226,903 people (12.2% of the population of Nepal were Bahun (Hill Brahmins). One is dharmathe idea that each person has a specific duty, moral code, and set of behaviors which are entailed by virtue of membership in a group (such as a caste group). 198. 228. 541. They also recite from the Puranas and from the two great Hindu epics, the Ramayana and the Mahabharata. Novlicha > Sunuwar Shamsher/Shumsher > Khas-Chhetri Benglasi > Magar Chongbang > Limbu Chyawa > Tamang 309. 482. 196. 362. 653. 635. 471. Sen > Thakuri 343. 98. 373. Dhobi > Tarai-Dalit > Dhobi Terai Brahmins bears surnames as Jha, Mishra, Pandit, Tiwari. The Nepalese caste system was the traditional system of social stratification of Nepal. 545. Dhungana > Bahun > Kaushik (Purbiya) Gonga > Newar-Kshatriya > Shrestha/Sheshya Their origins are from the of Himalayan belt of South Asia. Lochan > Tamang Bania/Baniya > Tarai-Hindu > Vaishya Acharya > Newar-Brahman > Rajopadhyaya Devabhaju Brahman 3. Churihar > Muslim Basnet/Basnyat > Khas-Chhetri Sharma, Prayag Raj (1971). 543. Chamlinge > Rai A caste system prevails, with the Brahmans and Chhetris occupying a very high position in it. [3] On 28 May 2008, it was declared a republic,[4] ending the period of the Hindu Kingdom. Bista, Dor Bahadur (1987). Lamsal > Bahun > (Purbiya) 212. Dev > Newar-Brahman > Rajopadhyaya Devabhaju Brahman Among all the other types, these lines of brahmins are those who havent been associated in marriage with any other than Upadhyaya Brahmins. 2. purbia: these are nepalese hill bahuns. Brahmans and Chhetris are not known for their artistic interests or abilities. Patharkat > Muslim At Present, these Hill Nepali Brahmins Surnames are found in different places, but the fact-based evidence upon their history suggests that they have resided in this territory since the days of their forefathers. 284. 249. 494. "Brahman and Chhetri of Nepal The majority of the Chhetri (99%) belong to the Hindu religious group while the remaining minority is Buddhists. The floors and interior walls are made from a mixture of cow dung and mud, which dries to a clean, hard surface. 696. Maske/Maskey > Newar-Kshatriya > Shrestha/Sheshya So let us know more about the caste and the people who have dominated Nepalese politics for so long and are both respected and hated by the Nepalese population: Bahuns were regarded as an upper-class Khas group and Chhetri were associated mostly with the Gorkha Kingdom. 252. 574. Speakers of the Telugu language inhabit Andhra Pradesh State in south India as well as border are, ETHNONYMS: Tamilar, Tamilian 366. Budha > Chhetri Mali > Newar > Gathu 443. Soti > Bahun > (Purbiya) Bhat > Muslim Sangraula/Sangroula > Bahun > (Purbiya) Brahmins were the original scholars. According to 1854 Muluki Ain (Legal Code) of Nepal, Bahuns belong to sacred thread bearers (Yagyopavit) and twice born (Dvija) Hindus. Rawal > Khas-Chhetri ", "History of Dalit movements in Nepal: Much has been achieved, but discrimination still exists". Kanga > Limbu 145. The word is also means Veda The word came into meaning the one who protects the Veda. Khas Brahmins come next with an average income of Rs. Even though these 3 words mean the same thing (, , ) due to popular usage (this is called in Sanskrit According to 1854 Muluki Ain (Nepalese Legal Code), Bahuns were regarded as caste among sacred thread bearers and twice-born Hindus. Most marriages are monogamous, but polygynous unions were traditionally frequent and are still occasionally found. Bhetwal/Bhetuwal > Bahun > Garga (Kumai) 315. Pethegimbang > Limbu 258. 577. The residents east of the Mahakali river were known as Purbiya Bahun and west of the river were known as Kumai Bahun.Kumai or Kumain is a direct derivative of Kumaoni, meaning residents of Kumaon. 155. Gaire > Bahun Halocha > Sunuwar 533. There are plenty of kumai bahuns in wester part of nepal and jhapa. 390. 405. Identification. Mahat > Tarai-Hindu Sharma > Bahun > Upadhyaya 505. Gaddi > Muslim 311. Upper-caste Newars remain the most over-represented community in terms of socio-political access. Pick a style below, and copy the text for your bibliography. 235. Phewali > Magar > Thapa 146. Siwakoti > Bahun > Bharadwaj (Kumai) Dangal > Bahun Singh > Thakuri How joyous Pandit Guru Ji does Nwaran as your Family, 200 Unique and Beautiful Baby Names Starting With B in Hindu, Nwaran: Everything about Naming Ceremony in Nepal, Susssssssss!!!!! For example, Himalaya is a common Nepalese name which translates to snow capped mountains. 646. 658. 51. Many Khas surnames includes suffix as -wal, -al as in Katwal, Silwal, Dulal, Khanal, Khulal, Rijal. Sotange > Rai Khatri Chhetri/K.C. Chavey > Sunuwar Chhetris represent 5.6 times in civil services to their percentage of the population, which is the highest in Nepal. Faqir > Muslim Nepali Brahmin Surnames of the Terai Region have been listed below. The caste and surnames are as important as the man makes it to be. They are believed to have lived in Terai from the ages of their forefathers. 590. 42. 705. [10] It also solidified the supremacy of Kanyakubja Brahmin descendants like the Rajopadhyaya Brahmins over other priests like Maithil Brahmins. Rakhal > Magar Kawar > Khas-Chhetri The castes of Jaisi Brahmins can be considered similar to the Upadhyaya Brahmins but all that differs is their history that distances them from Upadhyaya brahmins.

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