Welcome To Brahman Maha Mandal

Brahman Maha Mandal is a non-profit, socio cultural organisation, entrusted to rejuvenate vigour and vitality among the Brahman Samaj, to restore traditional, religious rites and customs, lost after migration from Kashmir valley. It is one of the oldest registered organisation of Brahman biradari of Kashmiri Samaj, that was established in 1915, having head office at Ganpatyar, Srinagar. Its purpose is to protect, preserve and promote Kashmiri ethnic and socio cultural heritage, to promote and celeberate festivals and to educate on Vedic Karam Kaand.


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 1-7-2022 Very sad to inform that Sh M L Bhat Ex Tasildar and one of the great personality from Khrew Srinagar at present Extention Turkuta Nagar behind Garden Estate Kammu breaths his last in New Delhi . He was one of the most Gentel person . BMM CONVEYS HEARTFELT CONDOLENCES TO SANGEETA Ji AND BITTU JI (Dr Anil Raina) AND OTHER FAMILY MEMBERS ON THE SAD DEMISE OF SH. M.K.BHAT JI OF MAYUR VIHAR. MAY GOD GRANT MOKSHA TO THE DEPARTED NOBLE SOUL AND COURAGE TO THE BEREAVED FAMILY TO BEAR THIS TRAGIC LOSS. OM SHANTI .

 30-6-2022 BMM condoled the sad demise of Sh Bushan Lal Razdan S/O Late Sham Lal R/O Bhana Mohalla,Srinagar at present H No 10 , Lane 4A , Laxmi Vihar , Tomal , Bhori , Jammu on 26th June, 2022. Prayed for moksha to the departed soul and sufficient strength to bereaved family members to withstand the unbearable loss. Om shanti.

 29-6-2022 Sad to inform about the sudden demise of Sh Mohan Lal Kharoo originally R/O Motiyar , Rainawari , Srinagar and presently at Ambedkar Lane, Ploura Top , Jammu in the early morning hours on 29th June, 2022. His immortal remains were consigned to flames on the same day. He was highly revered person who left his imprint in all walks of life whether Art, Literature, Social work or working for the community. He will be missed by us all including neighbours, friends and relation. Master ji was really very social, humble and sincere soul. His decorations for Bharat Mata proteriat in different colours at various functions, great paintings like the painting of Vital Bhairava and other deities etc , magnificent artistic view to the Stage of Vital Bhairav Kalla Kendra at Motiyar, Rainawari and many more are great reminisces . He had great drawing skills with great contribution in social life. BMM in the virtual condolence meet prayed for Moksha to the departed soul and strength to the bereaved family. Om Shanti.

 30-6-2022 With profound grief, it is informed that Sh Shadi Lal Raina S/O Lt Keshav Nath Raina of Ishber Nishat , Srinagar and presently at H No 11, Lane No 3, Bharat Nagar, Bernai Road , Bantalab , Jammu attained Nirvana at 0630 hrs on 30th June, 2022 after the brief illness. His last rights were performed at 1600 hrs on the same day at Bantalab Ghat where GS BMM with other members were also present .He was vibrant , dynamic , religious and above all very helpful to every body , always smiling and elegant personality. Shadi Lal Ji is remembered for his leading contributions in regular Havan at Zeshta Mata Zethyar, Srinagar every year in addition to other exemplary social works. Although physically no more with us in the materialist world yet his sweet memories will always remain in our hearts .BMM in the virtual meet under the chairmanship of BMM President deeply condoled the demise of our great vetern comrade and prayed for Moksha to the departed noble soul , also strength to the bereaved family . Om Shanti.

 29-6-2022 It is sad to inform you the sad demise of Smt Fansi Pandita w/o Sh. Ashwani Pandita originally resident of Anantnag kashmir at present Durga Nagar, Jammu on 28th June, 2022 after a brief illness. BMM condoled the sad demise of Late Fansi Pandita and prayed to grant eternal peace to the departed soul. Om Shanti.

 BMM in the virtual meet condoled the sad and untimely demise of Smt Pummy Sharma W/O Sh Autar Krishan Sharma R/O Bantalab , Jammu. Prayed for eternal peace be upon the departed soul and sufficient courage to the bereaved family to bear this irreparable loss. Om shanti.

 BMM in the vertual meet expressed heartfelt condolences on the sad demise of Sh. Chander Mohan ji S/o Late Sh. Swami Syamanand ji R/o Tope Sherkhan Jammu. May God grant Moksha to the departed noble soul and courage to the bereaved family to bear this tragic loss. OM SHANTI OM

 BMM in the virtual meet congratulated Dr Pyara Lal Hatash for his great achievement after winning the Prestigious Sahitya Academy Award which was configured upon him for the year 2022 in Kashmiri Translation . He has definitly enriched the literary field in UT J&K.🙏🌺

 1-6-2022 A great loss to the community. A legendary musician and a social worker. BMM mourn the sad demise of Bhajan ji and pray for sadgati to the departed noble soul. OM SHANTI OM

 31-05-2022 BMM CONVEYS HEARTFELT CONDOLENCES ON THE SAD DEMISE OF RUP NARAIN BHAT JI . MAY GOD GRANT MOKSHA TO THE DEPARTED NOBLE SOUL AND COURAGE TO THE BEREAVED FAMILY TO BEAR THIS TRAGIC LOSS. OM SHANTI OM President BMM

 19-5-2022 BMM condoled the sad demise of Sh Avtar Krishan Razdan. who attained moksha on 19.5.2022 in Pune. He was the renowned writer who wrote more than 30 books on kashmir, approx 50 dramas broadcasted /telecasted on Radio Kashmir Srinagar and doordarshan Srinagar. He has received Rashtrpati award for his First book KASHMIRILALITKALAEI UDHBAV OUR VIKAAS. He has written more than 200 short stories honoured with Sahit Academy Award . His stories and dramas have been translated into almost all languages spoken in india. He was also awarded by different state governments through out india for his literary work and also contributed to the encyclopedia on Kashmiri dictionary. There are many more honors attached to his name. He was a polio patient, handicapped and as such could not expose himself to the outside world as others do. Many known and Honble writers used to come to his house and seek his advice on their literary work. In vertual meet BMM prayed for eternal peace to departed soul. Om shanti.

 30-04-2022 BMM in its communication after virtual condolence meet prayed for eternal peace to the departed soul Smt Raj Laxmi w/o Late Sh P.N.Kalla R/O H No 241/1 Channi Himat Jammu and sufficient strength to the bereaved family to bear this irreparable loss. She was the mother in law of our BMM Ex RO our respected Active member Sh V . K . Zadoos sister. Om shanti.

 Navreh Mubarak

 2/4/2022

 Salaam shivratri

 17-2-2022

 17-2-2022 *We all @ BMM *समस्त परिवार*🍁 *EXPRESS OUR* *HEARTFELT CONDOLENCES* To Sh. ASHOK JI BRAROO AND FAMILY, ON THE LOSS OF THEIR MOTHER SMT. VIDYAWATI BRAROO *Sending our sincere condolences, with prayers to the God ..* *to accord her a place of honour in her abode. *विष्णु लूक्कस मँज़ आऽसिनस जाय* *ॐ शांति शांति शांति।।ॐ* 🙏🏼 THE CREMATION SHALL TAKE PLACE TOMORROW AROUND 12.30 PM. 🙏🙏🙏

 Kaw Punim

 Kashmiri Calender Feb-2022

 Kashmiri Calender Jan-2022

 9-2-2022 BMM condoled the demise of Smt Jai Kishori Raina w/o Late Brij Nath Raina original resident of Bagh Jogi Lanker , Rainawari, Srinagar , Kashmir presently at A/P A-603 , Kamdhenu Homz , Toph Sherkhania , Jammu who attained Moksha yesterday after long ailments at 10. 30 AM and immortal remains were consigned to flame yesterday only 1530 hrs dtd 8-2-2022 at Shiv Nagar Ghat Jammu. BMM prayed for eternal peace be upon the departed soul and strength to the bereaved family members to bear the irreparable loss. Om shanti.

 8-2-2022 Sh. Chaman lal Raina (Rtd SP Police) s/o Late Major Radha Krishan Raina R/o Karan Nagar Srinagar and presently at Trikuta Nagar Jammu has expired on 7th Feb. 2022 .Major Radha Krishan ji was Ex. President of BMM. We all pray for sadgati to the departed noble soul and courage to the bereaved family to bear this tragic loss. CREMATION OF LATE SH. CHAMAN LAL RAINA WILL TAKE PLACE AT 4.30 PM TODAY AT CHANNI HIMMAT CREMATION GROUND AS PER INFORMATION AVAILABLE. OM SHANTI OM 🕉️

 7-2-2022 BMM in virtual condolence meet condoled the sudden demise of Shyam Rani Kak W/O Late Sh Sham Lal Kak ( JK Police ) erstwhile of Sathu Bala , Srinagar and then at Channapora BSF Colony , Sgr. presently at Dera Bassi , Zirakpur Punjab passed away today on 6th February 2022. BMM prays for nirvana to the departed noble soul and courage to the bereaved family to bear this tragic loss. OM SHANTI OM

 6-2-2022 BMM in the virtual condolence meet conveyed grief over the demise of Sh N J Kak S/O Lt Shambu Nath Kak R/O House no 7, Sector 1 , Lower Roop Nagar, Jammu .Body of the Mandal prayed for eternal peace to the departed soul and sufficient strength to the family to bear this irreparable loss. Om shanti.

 6-2-2022 BMM in the virtual meet condoled the sudden demise of Lt Col Autar Krishen Shali , prayed for eternal peace to departed soul and sufficient strength to family members to bear the irreparable loss. Tenth day Kriya and Shanti Paath will be held at 9.00 am on 9th Feb 2022 at Chhota , Haridwar , Muradnagar and shanti paath will be held on same date through Zoom meeting.Om shanti.

 4-2-2022 Prof Dr T N Ganjoo - A legend Kashmir

 26-1-2022 Three members from Zadoo family who laid down their lives for the independence of our country. Tearful homage for our revered freedome fighters on the eve of Republic day of 2022.

 22-1-2022 BMM in the virtual condolence meet is saddened to learn about the sad demise of Smt. Sarla Kalla Raina w/o Late Sh. Preduit Raina at about 4.PM yesterday at her residence, IGNOU colony, Nebsarai ,New Delhi (original residents from Chanpora , Srinagar ) . BMM stand by her family in this hour of grief. We pray for Nirvana to the noble departed soul and courage to the bereaved family to bear this tragic loss. OM SHANTI OM.🕉️🙏 *Grief Striken: * *RAINA PARIWAR* *Kabir Raina &* *Gourav Raina (Sonís)* *Kaka Ji Qasba* *(Brother in law)* *Phone : 99716†74855* *78893 60065*

 21-1-2022 BMM in virtual condolence meet got saddened to learn about the sad demise of Smt Shanta ji Kalla . The house condoled the unbearable loss and stood by her family in this hour of grief. We pray for Nirvana to the noble departed soul and courage to the bereaved family to bear this tragic loss. OM SHANTI OM. BMM President

 15-1-2022 BMM in the virtual condolence meet expressed grief over the sad and tragic demise of Sh.P. N. Zadoo, H No 1A, Lane 22, Surya Vihar, Patta Bhori, Jammu.The grief stricken tragic news was shocking as he was the darling of everybody ,whosoever, knew such a deeply attached wonderful man. BMM in the virtual condolence message prayed for eternal peace to the departed soul and courage to all the bereaved family members , kith and kin to bear this irreparable loss. Om shanti.

 14-1-2022 BMM in virtual condolence meet conveyed grief over the sudden demise of Smt Kamla Handoo ( Badi) wife of Late Baljee Handoo R/O Kocha Nidan, Rainawari , Srinagar , Kashmir who was presently in Jammu . She was the mother of our Ex General Secretary BMM Sh Shiben Ji Handoo and LM BMM Sh Paviter Ji Handoo who attained Nirvana at 0130hrs dated 14th January, 2021. Her Immortal remains were consigned to flames at 1400 hrs in Shanti Ghat Bantalab. BMM prayed for eternal peace to the departed noble soul and conveyed heart felt condolences to the bereaved family. Om shanti.

 14-1-2022 BMM EXPRESS HEARTFELT CONDOLENCES ON SAD DEMISE OF SMT. RAJ DULARI RIGU W/O LT. SH. NEEL KANTH RIGU OF RAINAWARI. MAY GOD GRANT ETERNAL PEACE TO THE DEPARTED NOBLE SOUL AND COURAGE TO THE BEREAVED FAMILY. OM SHANTI OM.

 Puja Vidhi for Yaksha Amavasya

 2-1-2022 Please do puja vidhi as above for Yaksha Pooja today.

 GBM on 26-12-2021

 28-12-2021 Update press release dated 28-12-2021

 Annual General Body of BMM was held today 1430 hrs dtd 26-12-2021 at Bhata Saba Amphala Jammu. Almost all Life members in Jammu and Kashmir attended the meeting with great enthusiasm and valour. In inaugural rousing welcome address by Mr Ravi Ji Vice President BMM Kashmir after Ganesha astute called for unity among the honorable members efforts for membership drive from village to global level sense of confidence and reposing faith on the BMM Executive Members for their valuable contributions in discharging sincere and selfless services under the able leadership of honorable BMM President Sh U K Handoo. All efforts are being made to adhere to and achieve the very fundamental needs of the community in addition to facilitating help to the needy. A brief introduction was given by each honorable participant in the house and homage was paid to the martyr young Rinku ji from Anantnag . Rinku Ji was brutally assisnated by militants as per one of the EC member present in the house. The decision to assist the affected family by BMM if required is only after the consent from the bereaved family. Sh Ravinder Razdan GS BMM introduced the newly elected Executive Body with warm welcome followed by overwhelmed applause by the house and precipitation of rejoice rebounded enthusiasm among the participants in small jam packed room. Sh Ravinder Razdan GS BMM in his key note address covered almost all points of concern facing the community and assignments which are under persuasions or completed. He expressed dismay not able to put the session live on line due to long power curtailment around the premises. General Secretary in his report after BMM VC on Google meet dtd 4th June 2021 elobrated points of concern dos and do not target and accomplishments financial aspects executive meetings adoption of financial reports for the year 2019-20 and 2020-21 and its auditing donations increased life time and active membership hectic drive for increasing the membership contribution to PMO funds and covid victims in addition to avalibility of Concentrators oxygen cylenders kits etc in case of any requirements for the services of organisation due to prevailing epidemic he added. He stressed the need for imbibing decipline and unity among the members in this need of the hour to accomplish the tasks of challenges facing the community. The dedication of the team work and assignments executed got a warm loud applause from the participants with a humorous note. More than 20 life and active members joined BMM membership exemptions under 80G for Donation to BMM opening of BMM office at Bohri Chowk Jammu within Puneet Jis ( BMM EC member ) office premises with exciting appreciation to Puneet Ji for his selfless services that became the dictum of the house. Mr Ajit Wangnoo Financial Secretary BMM adopted the financial report 2020-21 and after some clarification was passed in one voice by the house. The house also appreciated the running of the routine bussiness of BMM with least expenditures and congratulated for the effort of the Executive. Honourable President BMM Sh U K Handoo addressed AGM highlighted the present scenario of the organisation summed up the General Secretary report financial report and tasks accomplished or under persuasion. He explained and updated every present activity of BMM particularly office set up BMM at Bhori Chowk Jammu courtesy Puneet Ji hiring ownership of small piece of land at Lallidabadh Jammu under some terms and conditions for which appreciated the initiative and drive made by honourable EC member Sh Kamal Ji Ganjoo for which got the rousing applause regarding his great and invaluable contribution from the house exemption of donations to BMM under 80 G persuasions for registering of BMM under new society registrations act now entertained by UT J&K Govt and correspondence in progress updates on BMM office at Ganpathyar and efforts for evacuating the said property from illegal occupants for which official complaint already lodged with concerned Tehsildhar along with other options under law for evacuation assurance given by some occupants at Ganpathyar Srinagar for return of some BMM property like utincils manuscript granths documents etc digitallisation of all old manuscripts granths and other related material gifted by our ancestors to acknowledge the contribution globally publishing at the cost of BMM 1987 edition of BMM Book Puja Sankalan by BMM with free circulation among the members and willingly donation against this pious publications were major topics touched in the address. President handfoldedly thanked the house for reposing faith in him for the efforts being made to meet the expectations, challenges and also thanked Executive member team in particular for their tireless hard work zeal and interest in building and shaping of our mighty organisation for better . The house clapped and acknowledged the sincere tireless efforts of President and EC members. The book Puja Sankalan was later released by the August Body with great enthusiasm, dedication and love. Vote of thanks was given by Sh Kamal Ji Ganjoo( EC memberfor ) who thanked each and every honourable member for sparing their valuable time in gracing the occasion and making the event successful.

 26-12-2021 Glimpses of AGM held today dated 26-12-2021 at Bata Saba Amphalla.

 21-12-2021 HUMBLE APPEAL A HUMBLE APPEAL IS MADE TO ALL WORTHY LIFE/ASSOCIATE MEMBERS TO KINDLY ATTEND THE AGM OF BMM SCHEDULED TO BE HELD ON 26TH DEC,2021 AT 2.30 PM. AT KASHMIRI PANDIT SABHA, AMPHALLA, JAMMU. THE EC WILL BE THANKFUL TO WORTHY MEMBERS FOR PROVIDING GUIDANCE AND SUGGESTIONS IN THE MEETING. ALL ARRANEMENTS PUT IN PLACE TO FOLLOW COVID-19 PROTOCOL FOR CONVENING THE MEETING. REGARDS. 🙏🙏🙏🌹

 7-12-2021 NOTICE This is to inform the worthy members that AGM of BMM will be held on Sunday, the 26th December 2021 at 02:30 PM to transact the following business: 1. To consider and adopt the Balance Sheet for the year 2020-2021 2. Annual Report. 3. Any other point with permission of the Chair. Jammu, Ravinder. Razdan Dated: 07 .12.2021 (Gen. Secretary) Note: The venue and mode of the meeting will be communicated shortly.