PRAFULKUMAR N.PALA

History-2

History of our samaj-2 

In the yr 145 AD the descendants of Rajvanshi Kshatriya's of Sapt (seven) Sindhu (rivers) area (Presently in Pakistan) resettled in Songadh (Saharanpur in Punjab) and thus were also known Songadha Kshatriyas with passage of time some of the Songadha Kshatriyas resettled in Parjav region of the Indus Valley (Patiyala in Punjab) and also came to be known as Songadha Parjiya Kshatriya's. In Songadh they built a magnificent temple for Shree Mahakali Mataji…………

In ancient Bharat (India) traditionally the elder son of the king was the heir to the throne and the younger sons were given a few villages, towns as their inheritance.

 

These younger sons who were given part of the wealth or property in form of small villages were known as Garasiyas or Rajput (Garas in Gujarati means a small part) with passage of time these small villages were further divided amongst their heirs.These Descendants had no other means of livelihood and were solely dependent on their inheritance. Due to lack of education and skills, jobs were hard to get & slowly their honorable status declined completely. Even in these times of troubles they kept their faith in the history of their ancestors and their way of life, family values, rituals and religion, etc. but in order to survive, they had to unwillingly choose different occupations and thus gradually took to the occupations of other communities.

HISTORY OF OUR SAMAJ   

     

 The family,community or nation that is not acquainted with its own history has no place in this world. The society records its history in terms of the achievements (not failures) made by their forefathers. It is their deeds and accomplishments that form the basis of principles, customs and way of life of the present day society.

 

We at the Rajkot Mahamandal have tried to chart the history of Parajiya Pattni Soni Gnati Samaj with the help from our Barots ( Family Historian), various historical reference materials like artifacts, literatures and other historical records.

 

The first reference to the word Parajiya Soni (Gold Smith of Parajiya Caste) is in the year 145 AD. This is believed to be the time when Shree Hinglaj Mataji blessed the Parajiya Kshatriya's with the art and skill of the Suvarnkar (goldsmith).

It is believed that the profession of gold smith originated at this time and it was taken up by the followers and descendants of Shree Hakam Sinh Parmar alias Hakami Banda. Today this art of creating exquisite Gold Jewellery has taken the Prarajiya Soni community all over the world; where they have been successful in establishing themselves in business environments totally alien to them. They also have contributed significantly towards the socio-economic development of these countries. Parajiya Soni's are the descendants of the warrior class also known as the Kshatriyas .They were ruling the Parajav region of the Indus valley (currently In Pakistan) These Kshatriyas of Parajav region were also known as Parajiyas

 

Forever ready to fight & to die for!

rather than to run away from the sense

of duty that is the Parajiya warrior

 

In the yr 145 AD the descendants of Rajvanshi Kshatriya's of Sapt (seven) Sindhu (rivers) area (Presently in Pakistan) resettled in Songadh (Saharanpur in Punjab) and thus were also known Songadha Kshatriyas with passage of time some of the Songadha Kshatriyas resettled in Parjav region of the Indus Valley (Patiyala in Punjab) and also came to be known as Songadha Parjiya Kshatriya's. In Songadh they built a magnificent temple for Shree Mahakali Mataji…………

In ancient Bharat (India) traditionally the elder son of the king was the heir to the throne and the younger sons were given a few villages, towns as their inheritance.