Madhav Deshpande mmdesh at UMICH.EDU
Thu May 7 19:51:20 UTC 1998

The Konkanastha Brahmans of Maharashtra link their arrival in the area to
Parashuraama, who is still worshipped in the temple dedicated to him in
the Konkan town of Chiplun.  The Nambudris also connect their arrival in
Kerala to Parashuraama.
                                Madhav Deshpande

On Thu, 7 May 1998, Nikhil Rao wrote:

> I have read that the Namboothiris migrated to Kerala from the area that is
> present day Maharashtra in the 5-6th century.  Are there any historical
> records (inscriptions etc) to indicate where they might have migrated from
> and in what period ?. Do any of their practices/customs/gotras link them
> with  brahmins in other parts ?.
> Thanks,
> Nikhil

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