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From: ravi chandrasekhara (vadhula_at_msn.com)
Date: Sat Jun 30 2001 - 05:49:08 PDT

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Subject: Who are the Yadavs ?


> Dear Fellow Bhagavatas,
>
>   The Yadavs have been prominent in the media lately.  Who are they
exactly
> ? I've heard they  belong to the Sudra varna but are descendents of
Krishna.
>   Krishna is a Yadvava Kshatriya from Yadu, son of Yayati.  I have also
> heard that whenArjuna was taking the remainder of the Yadavas back to
> Mathura from Dwaraka, they were attacked by the Abhira tribals;
descendents
> of the progeny of the tribals and captured Yadavas are Yadavs.
>
> Thanking you in advance for your reply,
> Ravi Chandrasekhara
>
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