Shandilya is one of the Brahmin gotras, named after the rishi Sandilya, specifying that individuals of the gotra have Shandilya as one of their patrilineal ancestors. The Shandilyas are held to have constituted one of the three prominent families of Kanyakubja Brahmins.
The Pravaras, or lineages, of the Saṇḍilya gotra are:
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