Kota Brahmins

Kota Brahmins constitute one of the most significant groups of people in the city of Mangalore in the southern part of India. The Kota Brahmins are actually a division of the Brahmins belonging to the region of Tulu Nadu. The other two types of Brahmins in the region are the Havika and the Shivalli.

The Kota Brahmins of Mangalore have their true origins in the place called Kundapur as well as the neighboring regions in the district of Udupi in Karnataka state.

According to popular belief, it was a person called Parashurama who is responsible for the migration of the people belonging to the Kota Brahmin community to the southern region of India. These people originally used to dwell in the northern parts of the subcontinent of India.

The language that is commonly used by the community of Kota Brahmins is a dialect belonging to the Kannada language. Their language is quite different from any other language that is widely used in South India. The Kota Brahmins are included in the Dakshina Kannada Brahmins.

The Kota Brahmins are ardent followers of the religion of Hinduism. In fact, the people who belong to this community of South India are a part of the caste of Brahmin, which belongs to the Hindu religion.

Last Updated on 21 September 2011



How many states are there in India? There are 29 states and 7 union territories in India. The states have their own government while the union territories are governed by the central government. The states are namely, Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Bihar,… Read More...
Which cities in India have the metro railway system? The Metro railway system and service are operational in 10 cities in India. These are Kolkata, Delhi, Bengaluru, Gurugram, Mumbai, Chennai, Jaipur, Kochi, Hyderabad, and Lucknow. The Kolkata Metro rail is the… Read More...
Which states in India have less population than Delhi? Delhi has a population of approximately 18.6 million people, as per the latest census. Delhi's area is much less as compared to many states and Union territories in India. But in… Read More...

We follow editorialcalls.org for border and boundary demarcations