Shrimali Brahmins

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Shrimali Brahmins originally from Shrimal (the present-day Bhinmal) in Jalore district in the Indian state of Rajasthan.[1]Their Patron goddess is Mahalakshmi. They have fourteen gotras and each gotra has its own kuladevi. They are divided into two different castes, Samvedi Shrimali Brahmins and Yajurvedi Shrimali Brahmins.


  1. ^ Yagnik, Achyut; Sheth, Suchitra (2005). Shaping Of Modern Gujarat: Plurality, Hindutva and Beyond. Penguin UK. pp. ch–1. ISBN 978-8-18475-185-7.