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Karada Brahmana Samaja

Working Towards a Brighter Future

At Karada Brahmana Samaja, Service is at the forefront of what we are working together towards. Our programs and activities are designed to promote and enthuse entire community members attain their goals and fulfill their potential. सेवा ही पैरामो धर्म: Join us in bringing positive change in our youth.

  • Karada Sports Day- Yuva Karada Premier League
    Karada Sports Day- Yuva Karada Premier League
    Sun, Feb 25
    Bengaluru
    Feb 25, 2024, 7:00 AM – 6:00 PM
    Bengaluru, UCPE Rd, Jnana Jyothi Nagar, Gnana Bharathi, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560056, India
    https://youtu.be/xQMgTZl4v4Q?si=BSuMCZM2j6TnVEEs The MOST EXCITING Yuva Karada Premier League on Sunday, 25th February 2024 @ UCPE Grounds, Bangalore University. There are exciting games for Men, Women & Children of all ages from 7AM to 6PM, a day full of absolute entertainment.
  • Karada Sports Day- Throwball for Ladies
    Karada Sports Day- Throwball for Ladies
    Sun, Feb 25
    Bengaluru
    Feb 25, 2024, 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM
    Bengaluru, WGQ2+Q7M, Jnana Jyothi Nagar, Gnana Bharathi, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560059, India
    The MOST EXCITING Karada Sports Day-Throwball Tournament for Women on Sunday, 25th February 2024 @ UCPE Grounds, Bangalore University.
  • Karada Sports Day- Volleball
    Karada Sports Day- Volleball
    Sun, Feb 25
    Bengaluru
    Feb 25, 2024, 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM
    Bengaluru, WGQ2+Q7M, Jnana Jyothi Nagar, Gnana Bharathi, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560059, India
    The MOST EXCITING Karada Sports Day-Volleball match on Sunday, 25th February 2024 @ UCPE Grounds, Bangalore University.

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Karada Brahmana Samaja at a Glance

A Distinct Identity

Hail from a place ‘Karahada’ near Satara in Maharashtra
Migrated ( about 400 years back)to  Kasargod surroundings,Koppa, Udupi, Moodubidre,Goa, Dharwad. 
All Karada families speaking different dialects of Marathi  now new generation speak mostly Kannada.
Naik a labour community ( Schedule Tribe) migrated along with us are living along/around us.
Migrated Karadas initiated cultivation of Areca nut
Pourohitya and Pakashastra are  major occupation
Surnames: Shastry, Bhat, Sharma, Rao,Chinchalkar, Paradkar,Patawardhan, Kirlosker, Savarkar, Bhoglekar…
Language - Marathi - influenced by local Dravidian languages
More info about The Karahadas...
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Heritage
Houses - 5,000 + families
Population - ~40,000
Livelihood - Agriculture,Pourohitya,Pakashastra
Social Standing - Middle income/ lower middle income
Deity – Shree Durga Parameshwari Temples - According to Agama Structure
Festivals - Shravana Pournami(Upakarma), Haratalika Vratha,Ganesha Chaturthi, Deepavali,  Navaratri
Food - Pure Vegitarians (south Indian food)
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Major temples
Shri Durga Parameshwari Temple , Agalpady
Shri Durga Parameshwari Temple , Aavala Mutt
Shri Durga Parameshwari Temple, Taire
Shri Durga Parameshwari Temple, Malla (managed by Karadas)
Shri Durga Parameshwari Temple, Kongoor Mutt
Shri Vithobha Mandira Moodabidre
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Personalities:
Yakshagana:  Ballipa Narayana Bhagavatha
Literature: Perla Krishna Bhat
Ma Bha Perla                  
Pallu Dr.Sadashiva Bhat
Sajankila Shridhara Bhat
Veda/Sanskrit: Koovekallu Narayana Bhat,
Ballapadavu Madhava Bhat,
Kashekodi Soorya Narayana Bhat,
Kemmana balli Ganapathi Bhat
Media:           Kajampady Subramanya Bhat
Nithyananda Padre
Jyotishya:     Udupi Keshava Bhat
Politics:         Kolikkaje Balakrishna Bhat, MLC, Karnataka
Industrialist:  Melina Panja Govinda Bhat, Bharadwaja Brothers Sullia
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