The Chang Tang-Pa
High in the Himalaya, I found the last of a nomadic people who can bequeath wisdom and other ways of thinking and interacting with the earth — true alternatives to ‘ways of the West’. The unwavering s...
Bhat (surname)
Bhat (Hindustani: भट , بھٹ ), also spelled as Butt (Pahari: بٹ), both of which are a shortened rendition of Bhatta, also spelled Bhatt, (Hindustani: भट्ट , بھٹٹ ), is a common surname in India...
Dogra
The Dogras (Dogri: डोगरा / ڈوگرا) are an Indo-Aryan ethno-linguistic group in South Asia. Being a diversified group, the Dogras include both savarnas such as Brahmins, Rajputs, Vaishyas and non-savarn...
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Gurjar
Gurjar or Gujjar is a pastoral agricultural ethnic group with populations in India and Pakistan and a small number in northeastern Afghanistan. Alternative spellings include Gurjara, Gojar, Gūjar, G...
Gurjar - Wikipedia
Hindkowans
Hindkowans (Urdu: هِندکوان) are a linguistic group of people native to the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, Pothohar Plateau and Azad Kashmir regions. Hindkowans have mixed origins and almost all speak Hindko as t...
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Kashmiri Pandit
The Kashmiri Pandits (also known as Kashmiri Brahmins) are a Brahmin community from the Kashmir Valley, a mountainous region in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. At present, they are the only Hin...
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Khatkhate Baba
Khatkhate Baba was a great Kashmiri saint with divine powers.In Kashmir it is believed that an abode of Shiva has in the course of time produced a number of holy men, saints, ascetics and sages with s...
The Chang Tang-Pa
High in the Himalaya, I found the last of a nomadic people who can bequeath wisdom and other ways of thinking and interacting with the earth — true alternatives to ‘ways of the West’. The unwavering s...
Khan Khel
Khan Khel is a phrase used for the ruling family in Pashtun tribal set up. Khan means the chieftain while Khel stands for a family or descendentsKhan Khel (خان خيل) is a clan of the Swati tribe of P...
Nalband (name)
Nalband is a Persian and Urdu word with the meaning manufacturer of horseshoes. The word is derived from the Persian word nal, meaning horseshoe and band, a fastener.People with the name are found in ...
Bhawpal
Bhawpal or sometime pronounced Bhopal, are a Rajput clan that form part of group of tribes that form the Chibhali community. They are found mainly in a region known as Chibhal, that lies on the southe...
Sino-Sikh War
The Sino-Sikh War was fought from May 1841 to August 1842, between the forces of Qing dynasty China and the Sikh Empire after General Zorawar Singh Kahluria invaded western Tibet.At the time of the wa...
Sino-Sikh War - Wikipedia
Kamlak
Kamlak are a Rajputs tribe found mainly in the Rajauri District of Jammu and Kashmir.The clan claim that they are the descendants of Raja Azamat Khan Kamlak, who migrated from Budhal to the village o...
Kashmiri Muslim tribes from Hindu Lineage
Kashmiri kinship and descent is one of the major concepts of Kashmiri cultural anthropology. Hindu and Muslim Kashmiri people living in the state of Jammu and Kashmir in India and other parts of the w...
Kashmiri Muslim tribes from Hindu Lineage - Wikipedia
Dhar (surname)
Dhar (Kashmiri: ढार , ڈھار ), also spelled Dar (Kashmiri: डार , ڈار ), is a Kashmiri surname (kram), of Brahmin origin, found among individuals native to the Kashmir Valley of India, as well a...
Bib tribe
The Bib are an Hindkowan tribe found in the Abbotabad District of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan. They occupy two villages between the Rash plains and Thandiani range. The Bib claim to b...
Dogra Jheer
The Dogra Jheer are a Hindu caste found in the Jammu Region of the state of Jammu and Kashmir. Their preferred self-designation is Kashyap Rajput.
The word is said to be a corruption of the Sanskr...
Banu Israil
The Banu Israil Shaikh are a Muslim community found in the state of Uttar Pradesh in India. Their name means "Children of Israel", and the community traces its descent from the Jewish community of Mad...
Andotra
The Andotra are Rajput clan found in the at state of Jammu and Kashmir in India.They were the Landlords or the Zamindars. They owned the lands and also farmed upon them. Andotras are spread over Jammu...
Khagwal
Khagwal is one of the Gotra of the Jat people in India, who can be either Hindu or Sikh. They are mostly found in the states of Haryana, Jammu and Kashmir and some parts of western Uttar Pradesh.
Langrial clan
The Langrial is a tribe of both Jat and Rajput status, found in Punjab, Pakistan.
Changtang
The Changtang (alternatively spelled Changthang) is a high altitude plateau in western and northern Tibet extending into southeastern Ladakh, with vast highlands and giant lakes. From eastern Ladakh, ...
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