Ajaria

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Ajaria (अजरिया) Ajuria (अजूरिया) [1] or (Ajariya, Ajarya, Ajurya, Ajuria) is a gotra of Jats.[2]

Origin

They get name from Rigvedic tribe Aja.[3]

Mention by Panini

Ajarya (अजर्य) is a term mentioned by Panini in Ashtadhyayi. [4]

History

Hukum Singh Panwar (Pauria) writes that We come across Aja and Ajas as an Aryan king and people in Ayodhya and Aja-Midha as a king and family in the Pururav stock. It is very interesting to note that there are Aja, Ajarya, Ajurya, Aja-Midha and Midha or Mirdha (sanskritised as Gurjar) tribes among the Jats.[5]

Notable persons

Population

Distribution

References

  1. Jat History Dalip Singh Ahlawat/Parishisht-I, s.n. अ-2
  2. डॉ पेमाराम:राजस्थान के जाटों का इतिहास, 2010, पृ.295
  3. आवदिन्द्रं यमुना तर्त्सवश्च परात्र भेदं सर्वतातामुषायत | अजासश्च शिग्रवो यक्षवश्च बलिं शीर्षाणि जभ्रुरश्व्यानि || (RV Vll/18/19)
  4. V. S. Agrawala: India as Known to Panini, 1953, p. 96
  5. The Jats:Their Origin, Antiquity and Migrations/An Historico-Somatometrical study bearing on the origin of the Jats, p.150

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