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Bafna - Meaning, People, Religion, Gotra, Origin, Caste & History

Guru / Ideal 24 Tirthankara including Lord Mahavir
Religions Jainism
Languages Marwari, Hindi, Marathi
Country India
Original States Rajasthan
Populated States Rajasthan, Maharashtra
Region Western India
Surnames Bafna
Alternative Names Bapna, Bafana, Bapna, Bafna
Festivals Jain Festivals

Who are Bafna

Bafna is an indian jain community. the name is derived from 'Bahufana' and 'Bafanha'. they were hindu rajput and later converted to jainism. in some areas of rajasthan like udaipur and jaipur there are also bapna of brahmin caste and are known as bapna brahmins.
They were rajput and embraced jainism. bafnas are also known as Bapnas, Baphana.

Bafna Clan (Gotra)

There were total 37 sons in the family of king jobanpal and sachchipal. one of them was known as 'Bafna' and other 36 got their new surnames as per their work and quality, on the eve of establishment of oswal sect by jain acharya ratnaprabhsuri ji.

New names of King Jobanpal and Sachchipal's 36
NahtaRayjadaPatvaHundiya
MarothiyaSamuliyaBathiyanJangda
SomaliyaDungrechaKotechaBagmar
KucheraBhabuBaliyaNahusuri
DhampalNanganiBhungarwalBetala
MahajaniyaBasahDhaturiyaMaru
BhootaKhorwalMakelwalSahala
ThoolaDasoraKalrohiKhorua
SoniJoshaliyaSambhootaJhota

Famous People of the Bafna Community

NameProfession / Popular
Mr. Bafna Mahaveer ChandBafna Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
Mohanlal Raichand BafnaBafna Group
Prakash BafnaBafna Group
Suwalal Bafna Indian Politician, Padma Shri Awarded
Pukhraj BafnaPediatrician, Padma Shri Awarded
Honey BafnaActor, model

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