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  1. Dikshitar

    For individuals with the surname, see DikshitDīkṣitars (Tamil: தீக்ஷிதர்) or Thillai Vazh Anthaanar are a Vedic Shaiva Brahmin servitor community of Tamil Nadu who are based mainly in the town of Chidambaram; they were originally the ritual arbiters of imperial legitimacy in the Chola Empire, ritually crowning successive monarchs. Smartha (especially the Vadamas), Sri Vaishnava and other brahmins in South India also carry the surname Dikshitars, but are different then Chidambaram Dishitar.They are an exclusive group of Brahmans learned in the Vedas and Yagnas (sacrifices) who also serve as the hereditary trustees of the Nataraja temple in Chidambaram. They are also called Thillai Muvayiravar or the Three Thousand of Thillai Every Dikshitar once he is married becomes as of right a trustee and archaka of the Nataraja temple. A practice unique to the community is that the priests wear the tuft of hair in front of the head similar to the Nambuthiri Brahmans of Kerala.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Dikshitar in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Dikshitar in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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    a defeat in which the losing person or team fails to score
    • A. snap
    • B. crate
    • C. whitewash
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