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Shandilya are a Brahmin gotra,[1] named after the rishi Shandilya,[2] specifying that individuals of the gotra have Shandilya as one of their patrilineal ancestors.


  1. ^ Bose (1 January 1994). Structure Of Hindu Society of Nepal and India, The — Rev. Edn. Orient Blackswan. pp. 71–. ISBN 978-81-250-0855-2. Retrieved 12 July 2012. 
  2. ^ Swati Datta (1 January 1989). Migrant Brāhmaṇas in Northern India: Their Settlement and General Impact C. A.D. 475-1030. Motilal Banarsidass Publ. pp. 128–. ISBN 978-81-208-0067-0. Retrieved 12 July 2012.