It is time to drive from the holy land of Bharatvarsha the outcastes and the barbarians. Iyothee Thass is perhaps one among the several Dalit icons whose names have been blacked out by mainstream history... more. Birth Score – 4/5 The community feels castrated. We believe his success at each of his appointed roles must have been outstanding. No wonder TCS is one of the lead sponsors for many marathon events that happen globally. Defeating General Bungash Khan, bravest commander of the Mughals. A feeble attempt is made here to indicate some great people here and possibly represent .001% of the great Tamil Brahmins. At one time Bihari Brahmins were famous for their scholarship and erudition and Mithila [14] produced one Vedic scholar after another starting from Yajnavalkya. However, I totally love trying out recipes from different cuisines. On April 28, 1740 Bajirao Peshwa passed away from an illness on the banks of river Narmada. Ms. Sumitra Mahajan, Hon. I noticed this topic only today and have enjoyed reading all the posts and comments. Parpanar converted to prahmanar (brahmin). He was knighted by Elizabeth II for his services to music and given the Legion of Honour by the French Govt. Most of the scientists who work at IISc obtained their PhDs or postdoctoral training from leading American or British universities. N Chandrasekaran or N Chandra as he is popularly known is a Tamil Brahmin (caste). Dr Rajan has studied engineering from IIT New Delhi and followed it up with an MBA from IIM Ahmedabad. Srinivasa Ramanujan - The greatest mathematician of the 21st century. Tamil Brahmins. Srinivasa Ramanujan Iyengar was a Tamilian Brahmin (caste). Some of the awards that N Chandra has received are – CNN – IBN Indian of the Year 2015, NDTV Business Leader of the Year, BT CEO of the Year, etc. In 2005, during his stint at the International Monetary Fund, Dr. Raghuram Rajan was notable in his work which spoke of an impending global economic crises. He was also the recipient of the first Tagore Award. In a department of an engineering, I heard, no non-Brahmin could enter for decades except one particular sect of Tamil Brahmins. Here is the list of Brahmin actors in Tollywood film industry. Dikshitar. Ramanujan was mentored into leaving his clerical service by the then deputy collector V, Ramaswamy Aiyer – another Tamil Brahmin & pursuing his passion of mathematics. The Brahmins are the OC (Open Category) community in India and they are found in all most in all states and union territories in the Indian Subcontinent. I was the manager for the famous London Tamil Sangam which is run by Indian Tamil, but not Brahmins. Do watch it. Pride Score – 3/5 State Percentages. Sachin Tendulkar is a Saraswat Brahmin  (caste). He was also instrumental in the birth of Google Chrome, which displaced IE as the most popular browser. He was truly a Cavalry Hero as king- or rather as a Man of action.’  If Sir Robert Walpole created the unchallengeable position of the Prime Minister in the unwritten constitution of England, Bajirao created the same institution in the Maratha Raj at exactly the same time.” (Jadunath Sarkar – ‘Peshwa Bajirao I and Maratha Expansion’), “Bred a soldier as well as a statesman, Bajirao united the enterprise, vigour and hardihood of a Maratha chief with the polished manners, the sagacity and address which frequently distinguish the Brahmins of the Konkan. This is inspite of not having any formal education in Mathematics! There are many caste-ways that act counter to bar entry of non Brahmins to positions. Dr. Raghuram Rajan is a Tamil Brahmin (caste). Why paarpaan, not Brahmin – because today’s ‘brahmins’ were doing astrology like others carpentry, … Dr. Raghuram Rajan is a Tamil Brahmin (caste). He also collaborated with GH Hardy – a renowned mathematician at Cambridge for 5 years, from 1914 – 1919. But in a small corner of the beleaguered Brahmin world of Tamil Nadu existed two art forms — Carnatic music and Bharatanatyam — which became a new sanctuary for the Tamil Brahmin, very specifically, the Mylapore Brahmin, unmistakable as the ‘Mama’ of Mylapore, Madras’s most famous temple-suburb. Hailing from an authentic Tamil Brahmin family, my supreme love for Traditional Brahmin recipes is thoroughly justified. “In Indian society, we go by birth,” Shyamala said. Despite being a class of priests, it was trade and business that brought them into Kochi like most of the other communities. He is Janua-dhari brahmin 2. N Chandra was born in a typical Tam – Bram (Tamil Brahmin) family in small town Tamil Nadu in 1963. Josyula. This is inspite of not having any formal education in Mathematics! TamilBrahmins. He also collaborated with GH Hardy – a renowned mathematician at Cambridge for 5 years, from 1914 – 1919. Also called Puliseri, this recipe is quite common in Tamil Brahmin households. The Brahmins and non-Brahmins are considered part of a single religion called Hinduism and, thereby, a non-Brahmin can take over the temples of Brahmins. It is still demographically and culturally dominated by Brahmin and upper caste scientists. Satya has his work cut out for him as Microsoft faces competition in Search, Mobile, Cloud & other emerging technologies. Born in Mumbai, Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar was introduced to the world of cricket by his elder brother Ajit. His father worked in the foreign office and was often posted abroad on duty. His unconventional theorems also include Ramanujan Prime & Ramanujan Theta function. The Tamil Brahmins, living in Palakkad district of Kerala, South India for centuries, are frequently referred to as ”Palakkad Iyers.”Their mother tongue is Tamil but the dialect that Kerala Iyer speaks is highl y accent e d due to influence of Malayalam, the regional language spoken the re. The Tamil Brahmins, living in Palakkad district of Kerala, South India for centuries, are frequently referred to as ''Palakkad Iyers. Government of France – (Office of Legion of Honour) Three of the four Indians or persons of Indian origin who have won a science Nobel come from a community said to number under 2 million people—Brahmins from Tamil Nadu. This ineradicable modesty coexisting with proven competence is the reason why his preferred professions are the great anonymous ones, such as the Civil Service, where it is easy — indeed the required trait — to be "the faceless bureaucrat." Narayana Murthy did his graduation from University of Mysore and his post graduation from IIT Kanpur. He went on to study Management from MIT and has received an PhD. The Dravidulu are migrants from Tamil Nadu. For twenty long years, Bajirao’s army moved throughout the Mughal empire taking town after town, village after village and advancing on Delhi. Ingredients: 2 cups sour butter milk. He was born in Hyderabad in 1967. Caught between birth and death, is the charade that we call life. Ramanujan was mentored into leaving his clerical service by the then deputy collector V, Ramaswamy Aiyer – another Tamil Brahmin & pursuing his passion of mathematics. // ]]> Born and brought up in Mumbai in a simple Goud Saraswat Brahmin (caste) household, P. L. Deshpande was a talented author, musician, singer, musicologist, stage performer, stage and film artist and director. Some historical quotes about Bajirao Peshwa -. He undertook the responsibility of running India’s largest IT company and not only has he retained the numero uno position but also added value to TCS in all aspects – in employee count, revenue, earnings & market reach. Some of his battles included -. At an early age Bajirao travelled all over the Mughal empire upto Delhi with his father. We know three famous Kaundinyas. DMK Rajya Sabha member R.S. But in a small corner of the beleaguered Brahmin world of Tamil Nadu existed two art forms — Carnatic music and Bharatanatyam — which became a new sanctuary for the Tamil Brahmin, very specifically, the Mylapore Brahmin, unmistakable as the ‘Mama’ of Mylapore, Madras’s most famous temple-suburb. His success was celebrated in his village near Hyderabad. An undefeated warrior & visionary statesman of the Maratha Empire. T heir Tamil accent has typical Malayalam flavor. Tamil Brahmin community is believed to have migrated from Thirunelveli in Tamil Nadu to Kochi approximately three centuries back. Members of Parliament/Legislative Assembly Bhogaraju Pattabhi Sitaramayya – Andhra Pradesh MP Undavalli Arun kumar ex.M.P. Satya completed his Bachelors from India and followed it up with Masters in Computer Science from Milwaukee & MBA from University of Chicago. Tamil Brahmin Surnames 47. He was born on the 22nd December 1887 which is now celebrated as National Mathematics Day in his honour. He lives in Mumbai with his wife Lalitha & son Pranav. See more information about Sachin Tendulkar at his wikipedia page here. The next 7 years he spent learning Indian classical music with his guru, Baba Allaudin Khan at Maihar, MP in India. Available data from other leading scientific and technical institutions such as IITs also show the absence of Dalits and OBC scientists. I was the secretary of Tamil Heritage Foundation which runs Tamil events. It should be noted that Brahmins were famous as honest and reliable people, The first batch of migrants to the Palghat region came from Trichy District and around, primarily the then Pandya Kingdom. He himself describes the purpose of his life philosophically – a note to readers at the beginning of his book “Hasavnuk” loosely translated from Marathi -. ''Their mother tongue is Tamil but the dialect that Kerala Iyer speaks is highl y accent e d due to the influence of Malayalam, the regional language spoken the re. TamilBrahmins.com is an online forum for the Tamil Brahmin Community spread across the entire globe. Ramanujan was mentored into leaving his clerical service by the then deputy collector V, Ramaswamy Aiyer – another Tamil Brahmin & pursuing his passion of mathematics. Gurukkal only one indian is famous & truly loved around the world till to date from 263bc, that is buddha. Even at an early age his coach was very impressed and soon Sachin become a topic of conversation in Mumbai’s cricketing circles. I am sure those are big boots that he has to fill in! Dr. Rajan has been awarded the Fischer Black Prize & the Deutsche Bank Prize for Financial Economics for his research work. Sachin married Anjali and they have two children Sara & Arjun. Let us throw them back over the Himalayas, back to where they came from. Share your views, opinions and knowledge so that the younger generation can learn and understand the rich culture of our community. Mayūraśarma's son was Kaṅgavarma, described in the record as "famous in battle." Pichai Sundararajan or Sundar Pichai as he is popularly known is a Tamil Brahmin (caste). He is on our list of Notable Brahmins as a very successful Indian Businessman who has not only created wealth for millions but done so with integrity, honesty & courage. Ajit introduced a young Sachin to Ramakant Achrekar a famous cricket coach in 1984 at the age of 11. The Peshwas were Prime Ministers of the Maratha empire. The AIADMK chief Jayalalithaa has Brahminical roots, although her political success has been on the back of the Dravidian movement. He was born on the 22nd December 1887 which is now celebrated as National Mathematics Day in his honour. An impressive 7/10 Notable Brahmin Score. Welcome to Tamil Brahmins forums. Brahmins of Kumaon Hills The Brahmins (Priest Community) of Kumaon are the descendants of the Vedic Aryan priests who migrated from the plains.A large number of Vedic Brahmins migrated, along with the Rajputs, from Rajasthan and Gujarat. Sachin’s international cricket career has been extremely prolific and is currently the highest run maker with over 18,000 runs in international one day cricket matches. His first employer was IIM Ahmedabad as a chief systems engineer. N.R. Like all sensitive artists, although his art was affected by the major politico-economic-social upheavals that India was going through during his lifetime, especially during the peak period of his career, it never stained his work. He was the eldest son of Balaji Vishwanath Rao Peshwa. Bharathi has triggered a row by making disparaging remarks against the Scheduled Castes, Brahmins and television news channels. Pride Score – 5/5 He was undefeated throughout his lifetime. Grant Duff – ‘History of the Marathas’). It is generally said that there are no genuine “Sri Lankan” Brahmins in the island today, and that those Brahmins who officiate as priests in Hindu kovils (temples) are of Indian origin with close ties with Tamil … A rare combination of technical and business acumen and an easy-going and friendly personality has catapulted Sundar Pichai into the top spot at Google. That's why there are only 2 varnas in south India. The Brahmins are the OC (Open Category) community in India and they […] Tamil Brahmins existed in Tamil Antiquity since the time of the Early Cholas 1700 years ago and yet are nor considered Tamilians, yet the more recently arrived Telugu Naidus Reddiyars like Vaiko, Vijaykanth etc are somehow the flag bearers of Tamilians. Ramanujan was mentored into leaving his clerical service by the then deputy collector V, Ramaswamy Aiyer – another Tamil Brahmin & pursuing his passion of mathematics. A Tamil Brahmin would readily endorse E M Foster's famous prayer: "Let no achievement on an imposing scale ever be mine." Srinivasa Ramanujan Iyengar was a Tamilian Brahmin (caste). Jaya Lengg. Satya Nadella is a Telugu Brahmin (caste). Muslim attacks are on the rise in Sri Lanka. He is on our list of Notable Brahmins as being a superstar economist who is capable and optimistic to bring back glory to the Indian Economy. The surname likely originates from the Sanskrit word “Diksha,” meaning “to prepare a ceremony” or “to initiate devotional worship.” 48. We have no doubt that he will lead the tech giant as ably as his predecessors. Whatever you may call invasion/migration , it is well known fact that Tamil Brahmins ( in general south Indian Brahmins ) are a distinct population from non Brahmin south indians. He then worked in Applied Materials, completed an MBA from Wharton and was a McKinsey consultant for a while. You are currently viewing our boards as a guest which gives you limited access to view most discussions and access our other features. Please do not confuse this with class, which is only about money. The last name Josyula is predominantly found in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, and the … A group of Brahmins migrated approximately 600 years ago (~1300-1400 AD) from Saurashtra (2) towards south of Vindhyas and settled on the banks of River Kaveri in Tamilnadu and adopted Tamil language. He is married to Radhika (a batchmate from IIM) and they have two children. Defeating the armies of the Pathans, Portuguese around the western courts. By joining our Free Brahmin Community you will have access to post topics, communicate privately with other members (PM), respond to polls, upload content and access many other special features. N Chandra is passionate about new technology (obviously) & books in the genres of fiction, politics & business. For Brahmins, the bloodline is the most important. Similarly, Vashisht has over konkan brahmins and kashyap over Kasmir Pandits and has other things go on . Government of United Kingdom – (Commander of the Order of British Empire), Philanthropist of the Year, Hoover Medal, Icon of India, Entrepreneur of the Year and many more. Brahmins often claims Sanskrit as their mother tongue but census of 2001 says less than 15 thousand people of India i.e. It is the surname of a group of Shaivite Brahmins known to be the priests and administrators of the historic Nataraja temple in Chidambaram, Tamil Nadu. // ma Ex : Bangalor > mangalore, bambay > Mumbai. T heir Tamil accent has typical Malayalam flavor. He is married to Radhika (a batchmate from IIM) and they have two children. Bajirao was trained by Maratha generals to be proficient in warfare, politics and military campaigns. Not even one among the 234 MLAs in Tamil Nadu Assembly is a Brahmin. Tamil Brahmins like Shyamala Gopalan fled identity politics and socialism for the U.S. Similarly a large number of Brahmins also migrated from Maharastra / Karnatak region. The results are clear, you can see that Tamil Brahmins are strongly shifted toward the North Indian cluster but in comparison to Uttar Pradesh Brahmins they are South Indian skewed. His accomplishments include contributions to number theory, infinite series & continued fractions among others. I belong to the community and have never felt so. There are many who have mastered Marathi language, few who have made their mark in Marathi literature as true entertainers. Down in the Cow-belt. Here is the list of Brahmin actors in Tollywood film industry. No problem if you want to believe that. His father was an IAS Officer and was part of the National Planning Commission during 2004-09. He founded Infosys in Pune in the year 1983 and later relocated the head office to Bangalore. His unconventional theorems also include Ramanujan Prime & Ramanujan Theta function. He also collaborated with GH Hardy – a renowned mathematician at Cambridge for 5 years, from 1914 – 1919. M.V.S.S. Welcome to Tamil Brahmins forums. His drive as a leader has also led to emergence of several new opportunities in the technology industry which makes TCS the market leader that it is today. 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