What is the origin of Savarni gotra?
Savarna ( Sanskrit: सावर्ण, IAST: sāvarṇa) or Savarni/Shavarna is a Brahmin gotra that comprises Kanyakubja Brahmins who are the descendants of sage Savarna Muni. The origins of Savarna gotra can be traced back to the origins of Kanyakubja Brahmins in Kannauj, Uttar Pradesh.
What is a gotra in Hinduism?
A gotra is a lineage, akin to a family name, but the given name of a family is often different from its gotra, and may reflect the traditional occupation, place of residence or other important family characteristic rather than the lineage. People belonging to a particular gotra may not be of the same caste in the Hindu social system.
Is Aghamarshana gotra mentioned in the Aranyaka?
shAnkhAyana gotra is only mentioned with the pravara ShankhyAyana: Vishwamitra, Aghamarshana, Devarata. Though Aghamarshana is not mentioned in Chapter 15 of the Aranyaka, this is a list of teachers and not of lineage.
What is the origin of Bhardwaj gotra?
Basistha gotra came from Basistha rishi. He was the oldest Vedic Rishi and the teacher of the Hindu figure Ram. Basistha surnames are Bhandari, Bhattarai, Suyal, Kharel, Gaire, Mudabhari, Raut, Thangsine, Pathak, Chalise, Gamnage. Son of the rishi Atri, Bhardwaj is an honoured sage and among the Sapta Rishis. The Bhardwaj gotra came from him.