Vaidiki Brahmins

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Vaidiki Brahmins
Classification Telugu Brahmin
Religions Hinduism
Languages Telugu
Original state Andhra Pradesh
Populated States Andhra Pradesh

Vaidiki Brahmins (Vaidika, Vaidikulu, Vaideeki) are a sect of Telugu-speaking Smartha Brahmins. They are predominantly followers of Adi Shankaracharya and are mostly found in Andhra Pradesh. The name derives from Vedas.

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  • Bhanumathi Ramakrishna – a Indian film actress, director, music director, singer, producer, book and song writer

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