NADIMINTY(I)S OF VĒGINĀDU
Bhoonāyakam vā dhananāyakam vā Bhajam bhuvam vā dhanamēti lōkē |
Tadvighņanātham na bhajāmi kintu Sahasraśastam praņamāmi nityam||
Who We Are?
Nadiminty or Nadiminti is the family name of a group of Brahmins belonging to the sub-sect Vēgināti or Vēginādi and are the descendants of the ŗşi (seer) Koundinya. Hence they are of Koundinyasa gotra, a gotra being a sub generic group among a community. The Vēgināti branch Brahmins, thus are basically native to the Vēngi land that is Godavari riverside villages of konaseema, in the present day East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh, India. Our familiy known statistics are: