- Gossains, a Hindu social group dealing with Vedas
- A title given to members of the Shaiva sannyasin order of the Dashanami Sampradaya established by Shankaracharya (e.g. Gosain or Goswami Tulsidas).
- A title given to leaders of the Vaishnava order of the Vallabha.
- "Goasian - People Groups of India". PG India. Retrieved March 8, 2017.