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Smartha Brahmins in western India (c. 1855-1862)

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1 Enakshi Ganguly = "Smarta has several meanings:[6]Prescribed or sanctioned by traditional law or usageRecorded in or based on the smRtiBased on traditionRelating to memoryOrthodox Brahman versed in or guided by traditional law and usageSmarta is derived from Smriti (Sanskrit: स्मृति, Smṛti, IPA: [s̪mr̩.t̪i] ?), "Whole body of sacred tradition or what is remembered by human teachers".[6] The smrit' are a specific body of Hindu religious scripture, which are considered to be of human authorship.[1]Both smārta and Smriti have the smarana root smr, "remember".Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Smarta_Tradition#Etymology"
2 Enakshi Ganguly = "Kannada Smartha Brahmins"