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Ad Dharmi in India

Ad Dharmi

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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
741,000 Punjabi, Eastern Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %   

Ad Dharmi in India

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Summary
The Ad Dharmi's primary occupation is tanning hides, and some are also engaged in leatherwork and related industries. There are no restrictions on their accepting or exchanging water and food from and with the neighboring communities. They visit the same religious places, share common sources of water and also take part in festivals along with other communities. Their literacy rate, according to the 1981 census, was 40 per cent.

Ministry Obstacles
A low literacy rate can hinder the coming of the Gospel if it comes only in written form.

Outreach Ideas
The Ad Dharmi need to hear the Gospel in oral forms and in written forms. Gospel films and recordings may be very helpful.

Pray for the followers of Christ
There may be no followers of Jesus among the Ad Dharmi community at present, but pray for those the Lord will soon lead to himself. Pray they will understand fully the way of salvation, and be zealous to know and follow the Lord.

Pray for the entire people group
Pray for the Ad Dharmi community to be able to care adequately for their families, and be able to send their children to school.

Scripture Focus
"And the gospel must first be preached to all the nations." Mark 13:10

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Country: India
Continent: Asia
Region: South Asia
Persecution Rank:15 (Only top 50 ranked, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
10/40 Window: Yes
Population in Country:741,000
Largest States:
Punjab (713,000)Himachal Pradesh (11,000)
Delhi (10,000)Chandigarh (3,700)
Haryana (1,600)Rajasthan (1,600)
Total States on file:7
   
 
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  Peoples [3]
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People Name in Country: Ad Dharmi
People Name General: Ad Dharmi
Alternate People Names:
Adi-DharmiChamar
RamdasiaRavidasia
आड़ धर्मी
ROP3 Code: 111259
Joshua Project People ID: 16158
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 741,000
Population all Countries: 741,000
Least-Reached: Yes
   
 
Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples
People Cluster: Punjabi
People Name General: Ad Dharmi
Ethnic Code: CNN25n
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
   
 
Language
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Primary Language: Punjabi, Eastern (650,000 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): pan    Ethnologue Listing
Secondary Languages:
Hindi (82,000)Chambeali (2,200)
Kangri (1,800)Churahi (1,700)
Bagri (600)Mandeali (400)
Marwari (300)Mewari (200)
Pahari, Mahasu (100)Wagdi (70)
Note: Only 10 largest secondary languages listed
Total Languages: 14
   
 
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Hinduism
Major Religions:
Buddhism3.45 % 
Christianity0.00 %(Evangelical: 0.00 %)
Ethnic Religions0.00 % 
Hinduism88.19 % 
Islam0.00 % 
Non-ReligiousUnknown 
Other / Small8.36 % 
Unknown0.00 % 
Christianity Segments:
Anglican0.00 %
Independent0.00 %
Protestant0.00 %
Orthodox0.00 %
Other Christian0.00 %
Roman Catholic0.00 %
 
(Evangelicals distributed across Christianity segments)
   
 
Progress Indicators [5]
Progress Scale[6]   Few evangelicals and few who claim to be Christians. Little, if any, history of Christianity.
Least-Reached: Yes
GSEC Status:Level 4   Greater than or equal to 2% Evangelical
 
 
Bible Translation Status
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Bible Portions: 1818-1954
New Testament:
1815-2011Audio
Complete Bible: 1959-2002
Possible Bible Sources: Forum of Bible Agencies
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 World Christian Resource Directory
 Gospel Go
 
 
Ministry Resources [7]
Audio RecordingsMegaVoice Audio Bible and Stories
Audio RecordingsAudio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio RecordingsOnline New Testament (FCBH)
Audio RecordingsOnline Scripture (Talking Bibles)
Audio RecordingsOral Bible
Audio RecordingsStory of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project ...
Film / VideoEyes of the Heart (Indigitube.tv)
Film / VideoFollowing Jesus (India, JF Project)
Film / VideoGod's Story Video
Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Punjabi, Eastern
Film / VideoMagdalena (Jesus Film Project)
Film / VideoSikh Contextual Gathering (Indigitube.tv ...
Film / VideoSikh Punjabi Music Video (Indigitube.tv)
Film / VideoStory of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
GeneralGot Questions Ministry
Text / Printed MatterBible-in-Your-Language
Text / Printed MatterOneHope resources for children and youth
Text / Printed MatterOnline Bible (Bibles India)
Text / Printed MatterWorld Missionary Press Booklets
 
 
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Ad Dharmi in India

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