|Castes of India|
|Significant populations in||Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu|
|Languages||Telugu, Kannada, Tamil|
The Vysyas are a Telugu speaking trading caste of South India, primarily from Andhra Pradesh. Caste (Sanskrit Gyati ज्ञाति, Hindi Biradari बिरादरी samaj समाज jati जाति etc, Urdu Zat ज़ात) is an Endogamous group A businessperson (also businessman or businesswoman) is someone who is employed at usually a profit-oriented enterprise, or more specifically someone Karnataka (ಕರ್ನಾಟಕ pronounced) is a state in the southern part of India Tamil Nadu ( Tamil:, Country of the Tamils, t̪ɐmɨɻ n̪aːɽɯ is one of the 28 states of India. Kannada (kn [[wiktಕನ್ನಡ ಕನ್ನಡ]] Kannaḍa) is one of the major Dravidian languages of India, spoken predominantly in the state Tamil (ta தமிழ்; t̪əmɨɻ is a Dravidian language spoken predominantly by Tamil people of the Indian subcontinent. Hinduism is a religious tradition that originated in the Indian subcontinent. Castes are Hereditary systems of occupation, Endogamy, social culture, Social class, and Political power. South India is the area encompassing India 's states of Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala and Tamil Nadu as well as the union They are also spread over other parts of South India in Tamil Nadu,Maharashtra and Karnataka as well. Tamil Nadu ( Tamil:, Country of the Tamils, t̪ɐmɨɻ n̪aːɽɯ is one of the 28 states of India. Maharashtra ( Marathi: mahārāṣṭra, IPA) is a state located on the western coast of India. Karnataka (ಕರ್ನಾಟಕ pronounced) is a state in the southern part of India
They use the title Setty in Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka and Chetty in Tamil Nadu. The Chettiars also Chetty, Chetti, Setty, Chitty, Shetty and Shettigar is a title commonly used by people of South In Maharashtra names are suffixed with word WAR, like Gujalwar. Maharashtra ( Marathi: mahārāṣṭra, IPA) is a state located on the western coast of India. Vysyas are said to have originally lived on the banks of the Godavari River, which they called Gomati, corrupted in Telugu to Komati. This article is about the river Godavari in India. For other uses see Godavari (disambiguation The Godavari ( Marathi language:गोदावरी Vasavi Kanyaka Parameswari is the main Goddess or Kula Devatha of Vysyas. The community is an affluent community engaged in business or trade.
Vasavi's life is worth remembering because of her faith in non-violence religious values. She became immortal as she has been mainly responsible for the propagation of reputation of Komatis throughout the world. She is an epitome for Aryan women who sacrificed her life than to intermarry with the black skinned dravidian kings of that time. She represents the strife the Vysya commuinites faced when Gomatis or Komatis moved towards South India where the aboriginal kings lusted for her beauty, and tried to intimidate the Komatis by all their might, yet Vasavi remained a Kanya (virgin) sacrificing her life for the sanctity of her people. South India is the area encompassing India 's states of Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala and Tamil Nadu as well as the union Vasavi, who had rejected worldly pleasures, won the minds of Komati's and hence worshipped as an incarnation of god. -