Upadhyay

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Upadhyaya is a surname used by the Brahmin community which signifies one who has studied the Upanishads.

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In Jainism, an upadhyay is the second highest leader of a Jain ascetic order after an acharya. The Fourth Shloka of the Namokar Mantra says Namo Uvvajhayanam meaning bow to all upadhyayas.

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