- Kala - Kala gotra of Jats is derived sanskrit word Asit which means not white. These are Nagavanshi Kala Jats, who inhabited Parbatsar area in Nagaur, Rajasthan.
Some historians consider them to be descendants of Asita Rishi of Mahabharata. Mahabharata Adiparva Ch.53 mentions names of Rishis who became the Ritwiks at the snake-sacrifice of the king Janamejaya of the Pandava line. Asita is one of them:
- असितॊ देवलश चैव नारदः पर्वतस तथा
- आत्रेयः कुण्ड जठरॊ दविजः कुटि घटस तथा Mahabharata(I.48.9), (I.53),
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