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|People Name:||Brahmin Dikshitar|
|Christian Adherents:||0.00 %|
|Online Audio NT:||No|
|People Cluster:||South Asia Forward Caste - Brahmin|
|Affinity Bloc:||South Asian Peoples|
The Smartha, Dikshitar Brahmin live in Tamil Nadu. They speak, read and write in Tamil and they are vegetarians.
The Dikshitar Bramin prefer cousin marriages. There are marriage rituals. The dead are cremated. On the death of the father, sons inherit the property with the oldest son then becoming in charge of the home.
They are Hindus and have festivals and are priests by occupation. There is an Association to look after them socially. They are using education and development programmes too. There are teachers and admin workers among them.
* Pray that Indian Christians and gospel materials lead them to Jesus Christ.
* Pray that the Association leaders come to Jesus Christ and lead others to Him too.