Monday, March 14, 2011

On the 56 Villages Grant to Rāḍhi Brāhmaṇas

As tradition goes, after the reign of King Bhūśūra, his son Khītiśūra (grandson of King Adiśūra) came to the throne. For the welfare of the the families of the 5 initial Rāḍhi Brahmins, he granted a village apiece, to each of the sons of the 5 Rāḍhi brahmnis.

As per harimishra's notes, the following are the villages and the name of the receiver.

A. To the sons of Bhaṭṭanārāyaṇa of śāṇḍilya gotra:
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1. bandya a.k.a. bāṁaḍa to varāha, ancestor of present day Banerjee / Bandhopadhyay
2. kusuṁakula to nāna
3. kulabha to gūyin
4. gaḍagaḍa to rāṁa
5. ghoshāla to guṇa
6 sheu to deva
7. dīrgha to gunṭha
8. kaḍī to ṁadhū
9. ṁāsha to gūda
10. baḍa to vivartana
11. kesharkoṇa to nipo
12. pāri to bātu
13. basū a.k.a basūyā to nino
14. kūsha to dīna, ancestor of present day Kushari
15. jhikrā to kāṁa
16. bokaḍā to shoṁa
B. To the sons son of śrīharṣa of Bharadvāja gotra:
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17. Dinḍī a.k.a dingśā to jana
18. Rāya to rāma
19. MūkhaṭI to dhāṁdhu, ancestor of present day Mukherjee/ Mukhopadhyay
20. Sānhḍa to nāna

C. To the sons of Dakṣa of Kāśyapa gotra:
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21. Chaṭṭa a.k.a chāṭuti to sulochana, ancestor of present day Chatterjee/ Chattopadhyay
22. Gūda to dhīra
23. śimla to kubera
24. Pāladhī to rāma
25. Haḍa to kaka
26. Dagdhabāṭi a.k.a poḍabaḍi to kānu
27. Poṣa to jaggannātha
28. Toilabāta a.k.a tilāda to sānjhū
29. Ambūla a.k.a āmula to nīra
30. Bhūri a.k.a bhūriśeśtha
31. Palaśā to bhānū
32. Parkaṭa a.k.a pākūda to śūbha
33. Mūla to gopi
34. Pītamuṇda to koutika

D. To the sons of Chāndaḍa of vātsya gotra:
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35. pipūla to dhīra
36. ghośa to surabhi, ancestor of present day Ghośal
37. pūrva to viśvambara
38. Pūtituṇda to śankara, ancestor of present day Putitunda
39. Bāpula to mahāyaśa
40. hijjala to mana
41. kāñji to śrīdhara, ancestor of present day Kanjilal
42. kāñja to nārāyaṇa
43. chathurtha to guṇa
44. mahanta to ravi
45. śimūla to kavi

E. To the sons of Vedagarbha of Sāvarṇa gotra:
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46. gāṅgo a.k.a gānuḍa to hala, ancestor of present day Ganguly/ Gangopadhyay
47. ghanṭa to mādhava
48. pāli to madhu
49. bāli to kumara
50. kūnda to rājū, ancestor of present day Kundagrami
51. nandi to viśu
52. siddha to vasiṣṭha
53. śāntā to dakṣa
54. dāyā to madana
55. śira a.k.a śihara to yogi
56. nāyin to guṇākara

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