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Sandilya or Śāṇḍilya is one of the Brahmin gotras, named after the eponymous [1 ] rishi Śāṇḍilya, specifying that individuals of the [2 ] gotra have Śāṇḍilya for one of their patrilineal ancestors.
While individuals of the gotra are to be found all through India, it is particularly prevalent amongst
Maithil Brahmin, Bhumihar Brahmin, Vaidiki Brahmins and Gauda Brahmins. It was also historically common in Assam, Bihar, Kashmir and Sindh.
The Pravaras, or lineages, of the Śāṇḍilya gotra are:
Sandilya, Asita, Devala
Kaśyapa, Āvatsāra, Dīvala
Kaśyapa, Āvatsāra, Śāṇḍilya
Kaśyapa, Dīvala, Asita
Kaśyapa, Āvatsāra, Nīdruva, Rebha, Raibha, Śandila, Śāṇḍilya
Sandiya Gotra generally belongs to native tribe of Nepal especially Of
Poudar and Prasai. This Gotra is known as SANDIL in Nepal.
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