A question about kumbhAr caste

Madhav Deshpande mmdesh at UMICH.EDU
Sun Jun 21 20:03:33 UTC 1998

The word kumbhAr is Marathi is from Sanskrit kumbhakAra "potter, maker of
pots".  The Marathi word refers to the caste of potters.

On Sun, 21 Jun 1998, Sudalaimuthu Palaniappan wrote:

> I have come come across a name "kumbhAr" for a caste in Maharashtra. Can
> anybody tell me what their traditional occupation is? Thanks in advance.
> Regards
> S. Palaniappan

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