Kshatriya / Rajput

This web page is dedicated to the alliance which is between the Brahmins and Kshatriyas / Rajputs. Since Rig Ved times there has been alliance, mutual respect and understanding between Brahmins and Kshatriyas / Rajputs.

Kshatriyas / Rajputs are known as "Gau Brahman Pratipal" meaning protector of Cows and Brahmins.

Kshatriya / Rajput

Brahmins were basically teachers, temple priest, gave advice to King, were family priest of king (kulguru) and used to do penance. The Kshatriyas / Rajputs were king.

Kshatriya / Rajput

Brahmins used to teach childrens of Kshatriyas / Rajputs and in return they used to give them Guru Dakshina (fees) and provide them with donations and protection.

Hence, there was this unique bond between both of them.

Brahmin and Kshatriya / Rajput

Many a times Bhramins used to perform Yagna for Kshatriyas / Rajputs and in return they were donated cows, land and other gifts.

Brahmin Wife Role
Kshatriya / Rajput wife Role

Place where Bhramin teachers used to stay was known as Gurukul where students used to study. The Bhramin teacher was called by students as Guru and his wife was called as Gurumata (mother).

Only students were allowed to stay in Gurukul so, the main role of Gurumata was to take care of students like their mother. She also used to help her husband in taking care of his Gurukul / Ashram.

The wife Kshatriya / Rajput used to give advice to her husband when necessary and even at the times of war used to fight against the enemy along with their husband.


During the time of Muslim invasion on Bharat the Brahmins and Kshatriyas / Rajputs fought against Muslim invaders and when they would die in war the wife of Brahmin and Kshatriya / Rajput used to either become Sati i.e. put her dead husbands head on her lap and set herself on fire or all the Kshatriya / Rajput wife used to get together and do Johor i.e. set themselves on fire rather than becoming sex slaves of Muslim invaders.

Present Times :

Since Vedic times there has been bond between Brahmins and Kshatriyas / Rajputs which has been continued from generations to generations.

Even in present times there is a strong bond and alliance between Brahmins and Kshatriyas / Rajputs where both of them mutually respect and honor each other.