[Advaita-l] Temples across India

ravi chandrasekhara vadhula at yahoo.com
Fri Feb 5 17:51:33 CST 2010

Dear All,

Choubey is a surname used among Kanyakubja and Sarayupuri Braahmanas to name a few.  But there is a Braahmana jaathi: Mathure Ke Choubey that Jaldhar was referring to.  There is an article in Wikipedia about them.  Purohits at Badri are Namboodiri Braahmanas.

Ravi Chandrasekhara

--- On Fri, 2/5/10, Ramesh Krishnamurthy <rkmurthy at gmail.com> wrote:

> From: Ramesh Krishnamurthy <rkmurthy at gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: [Advaita-l] Temples across India
> To: "A discussion group for Advaita Vedanta" <advaita-l at lists.advaita-vedanta.org>
> Date: Friday, February 5, 2010, 12:14 AM
> On 5 February 2010 05:39, Jaldhar H.
> Vyas <jaldhar at braincells.com>
> wrote:
> >
> > Chowbey (or more usually Chaube) is a prakritization
> of Chaturvedi and they
> > are from Mathura and surrounding parts of UP not
> Orissa.  They are typically
> > followers of Vallabhacharya
> Chaube/Chaubey is a prakritization of Chaturvedi alright
> but they are
> not necessarily from Mathura. Chaubey is a common surname
> all across
> the Gangetic plain including eastern UP and Bihar and most
> of them
> have nothing to do with Vallabhacharya.
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