Monday, June 14, 2010

List of Major Jain Castes

Agrawal/ Agarwal
Arasu
Asathi Vaishya
Ayodhyavasi
Bagherwal
Bakarwal
Bannore
Baraiya/Varaiya
Bhabra
Bhavsar
Bhojak
Bogar
Chaturth
Chippiga
Chitoda
Dhakad
Dharmpal
Gangerwal
Golalare
Golapurv
Golsinghare
Indra
Jain Brahman
Jain Bunt
Jain Gouda
Jain Kalar
Jain Koshti
Jaiswal
Jangada Porwal
Jat
Harda
Humad/Humbad
Kuchchhi Oswal
Kamboj
Kandoi
Kasar
Khandelwal
Kshatriya Ghanchi
Kshatriya Parmar
Laad
Lamechuval
Mevada
Nainar
Nagda
Narsinhpura
Nema
Nevi
Oswal
Padmavati Purwal
Palliwal
Pancham
Parwar
Patidar
Porwal
Saitwal
Sadaru
Sarak
Sevak
Shrimali
Samaiya
Upadhye
Veerval


(If you know any Jain caste not listed here, please write it in comments.)

12 comments:

  1. please also mention Punjabi arora and khatri who adopeted Jainsiam through Achrya Tulsi .In Jammu kashmir and himachel pardesh late sthnekwasi jain achrya converteted in Jainisam.They built many Jain sthnek terepanth bhawan and school.Some keshdhari sikh also belog to fully Jain dharam in sthnekwasi.In village kaljharani kheowali pb and kalya bali belong to brar jat

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  2. Thanks 4 that..
    all r jains follower of shri mahaveer...

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  3. what abt JAIN GUJARS?
    is it not a jain caste?

    Priyanka Shah

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  4. My Caste is Pancham & Religion is Jain and on L.C it is written as only Jain, Is Pancham caste has been included in O.B.C? If Yes? Please give me a documented proff so that i can proceed because i have faced many problems due to age debare and etc.

    Rahul Pandhare

    Solapur

    Maharashtra

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  5. i think in some part of rajasthan
    many of gurjar and meena caste are follower of jainism
    Hindon, Mahaveer Ji is the common city of Rajasthan
    where Gurjar nad meena follow jainism

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  6. wat abt Jain ( kuttchi dasa oswal)

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  7. is 'bania'a jain cast??? thats what written in my school leaving cert...

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  8. very useful information. I belongs to caste INDRA . SIr, you told that Jain is a religion but we are Digambara followers.Where we have to mention this Digambara as it comes under OBC?

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