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  1. Domba

    The Dom (Sanskrit ḍoma, dialectally also Domra, Domba, Domaka, Dombari and variants) are castes, or groups, scattered across India. Dom were a caste of drummer. According to Tantra scriptures, the Dom were engaged in the occupations of singing and playing music. Historically, they were considered an untouchable caste and their traditional occupation was the disposal and cremation of dead bodies. They are in the list of Scheduled caste for Reservation in India in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Odisha and West Bengal.


  1. Domba

    The Domba or Dom are an ethnic or social group, or groups, scattered across India. In North India, the preferred self-designation is Dom. The Domba are sometimes also called "Chandala". Both terms also came to be used in the sense of "outcaste" in general. The form ḍomba Prakrit, while ḍoma and ḍumba are encountered in Kashmiri Sanskrit texts. Derived from ḍoma is ḍomākī, the name of a language spoken in a small enclave in the Northern Areas in Pakistan. It is also believed that the Dom or Domi people of the Middle East are descendants of Domba who were taken, or traveled, to Sassanid Persia as servants and musicians. The term ḍoma or ḍomba is extensively used in Indian Hindu and Buddhist literature for a segregated and enslaved population.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of domba in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of domba in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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