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Jati

  • Descendants of Chitragupta

    Descendants of Chitragupta

    In one story, popular in the Gangetic plains, the god of death, Yama, wanted a scribe to help him keep a record of people’s karma. And so Brahma created Chitragupta (he who knows the secrets of diagrams i.e. scripts), who held in his hand a pen and inkpot…

  • Classifying Jati

    Classifying Jati

    There are over 3,000 jatis in India today, most are regional, not known across India…