Twenty Six Brahmin Gotras Samudra Gupta Period 350 AD Alampbayana,Salankayana


Though it is a Brahmin Gotra,it might have been modified as a Kshatriya Gotra because of change in Profession.

Viswamitra Gotra is a Brahmin Gotra .

But when Viswamitra became a Rajarishi and gave the Gayatri Mantra to the world his Gotra became Brahmin.

Gotra Of Shiva Vishnu Brahma


The term Vishnu is from the Sanskrit root Jishnu

'Vishnum Jishnum Mahavishnum prabha Vishnum Maheswaram' Vishnu Sahasranama.

Jishnum means 'supporting,supportive'

As Vishnu is the Protector and supports the Universe,he is called Vishnu.