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Most Konkani Brahmins belong to the Smartha sect, which adheres to the Advaita philosophy expounded by Adi Shankaracharya. Others belong to the Madhva sect, who follow the Dvaita philosophy expounded by Madhvacharya. A Prominent communities among the Konkani Brahmins include:
- Goud Saraswat Brahmins—speak Konkani
- Chitrapur Saraswats Brahmins—speak Konkani.
- Rajapur Saraswat Brahmins—speak Konkani and Malvani(It is also a dialect of Konkani spoken in Malvan region)
- Chitpavan Brahmins, also known as "Konkanastha" Brahmins. They speak chitpavani a dialect of konkani .
- Karhade Brahmins - speak Konkani and Marathi.
- Padye—speak a dialect of Konkani called Bhati Bhasha.
- Bhatt Prabhu—speak the standard Antruzi dialect of Konkani.
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