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Rajpurohit - Meaning, People, Gotra, Origin, Caste, Samaj, Kuldevi & History

Guru Sant Shree 1008 Khetaramji Maharaj
Sant Shri Aatmanand Ji Maharaj
Meaning Priest who work for Royal Family
Religions Hinduism
Languages Marwari, Hindi
Country India
Populated States Rajasthan
Region Western India
Population 2.5 Million
Surnames Rajpurohit, Singh, Purohit, Kumar
Alternative Names Jagirdar
Festivals Kheteshwar Jayanti and Hindu Festivals

Who are Rajpurohit

The Rajpurohit is a caste belonging to the hindu religion. mainly living in rajasthan, india. they follow traditions that are similar to both brahmins and rajputs. rajpurohit was an ancient term for a priest who worked for royal family, carrying out rituals and providing advice. in this sense, it is synonymous with rajguru. rajpurohit population is estimated to be around 2.5 million in india. some rajpurohit families came from pakistan after independence and settled in bikaner and barmer (rajasthan).
Rajpurohit comes under upper caste category in rajasthan and others all states of india. the main business of rajpurohit community is sweet shops but at present the community has joined the educational sector. rajpurohit community earned money from sweet shops thats why many richest rajpurohit families in western part of rajasthan.

Rajpurohit Gotra and Kuldevi

RishisGotraKuldevi
BharadwajSevad, Soda, BeesotChamunda Mata
VashishtaRajguru, Azaris, Barmeron, Sanchora, Pindiya Siddhap, Amato, Mandpad, Bhavaris, Khoya Oja, Kurchio, Piplio, Bhalar, SiluraArbuda Mata
Bal Rishi(Jabali Rishi)JagarwalJogeshwari Jwalamukhi Mata
PeepladMutha, Gundecha, Raiguru, Charak, Gorau, Sothda, Nandavan, Naniwal, Gomtiwala, Abaria, Balwancha, Bhagora, Mudiyan, Karnariyan, Dhamniya, Ghota, Dataniya, Saipura, BudichiyanBrahmani Mata
GautamManana, MahiwalJogmaya Mata
ParasarSiya, Panchlod, Chavandiya, Kaavancha, Hatla, Botia, Radbra, SonaniSigrasi Mata
ShandilyaDudavat, Vyas, Sankhwalcha, Raithala, Katba, Lapa, Lapad, Gorkha, Podarwal, Mawa, Mandvi, Hedau, Lohari, Rodiwal, Uiyal, Kedaryan, Barlecha, ChhadrawalKhimaj Mata
UdalikUdech, Kaisariyan, Makwana, Phandar, Lakawa, Koprau, Halsian, Babriyan, Digari, Netarad, Gummiyan, Rawal, Tarwadi Lakshiwal, Punacha, Rudhwa, Titipa, Jargaliyan, Kuchla, Dhamdhamian, Dadala, KosmaaiBhansamai Mata
KashyapSepau, Somda, Joti, Thanak, Balariyan, Pujariyan, Bujad, Hidar, Lunatra, Ladiwal, Divaniya, Buwari, Sigla, Barlian, Kritva, Boya, Birpura, Bhartiyan, Avalian, Bhepar, Kotiwal, Tankawal, Severian Narayancha, SepadNagta Mata

Are Rajpurohit brahmins?

Rajpurohit is a community belonging to the Hindu Brahmin, which mostly resides in the areas of Rajasthan. In fact, Rajpurohit is a title which was given to those brahmins who contributed to the management of the state in the kingdom of a king.

What is the differece between Rajput and rajpurohit?

Rajpurohits are royal adviser of the king, not a pandit or a simple Brahmin. rajputs are the king of state and rajpurohits are teachers.

If going back in history, the time of mahabharata
Guru dronacharya and kripacharya were the rajpurohits (rajguru) of hastinapur and all of them were great warriors and in the ramayana, guru vishwamitra was the rajguru of ayodhya.

Famous People of the Rajpurohit Community

NameProfession / Popular
Sant Shree 1008 Khetaramji MaharajFounded the second Largest Brahma Temple
Sant Shri Aatmanand Ji MaharajSaints and Educational Reformer
Suja Kanwar RajpurohitVirangana (Ladnun)
Sant Tulsa Ram Ji MaharajSaints
Raj K. PurohitIndian Politician
Pinky RajpurohitJournalist

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