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Rawat in India


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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
673,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %   

Rawat in India

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The term Rawat signifies a prince; it is a title borne by the relatives of a king. Traditionally, the Rawat are a landowning community engaged in farming. Their attitude towards education, medical and family welfare programs is favorable. Their family deity is Ashapridebi. Village level and regional level deities are Bherujee and Matajee.

Ministry Obstacles
The Hindu Rawat have little concept of a personal, creator God who loves them personally.

Outreach Ideas
Stories from Scripture, combined with Gospel films and recordings, can be used effectively.

Pray for the followers of Christ
Pray for the followers of Christ that will soon be found in the Rawat community, that the Lord will provide qualified pastors and teachers for them, and that they will be well established in the faith.

Pray for the entire people group
Pray for the Rawat community to increasingly be aware of their need for forgiveness of sin, and that the creator God loves them.

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

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Global Prayer Digest: 2012-09-02
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Country: India
Continent: Asia
Region: South Asia
Persecution Rank:11 (Only top 50 ranked, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
10/40 Window: Yes
Population in Country:673,000
Largest States:
Rajasthan (452,000)Madhya Pradesh (114,000)
Uttar Pradesh (105,000)Uttarakhand (2,500)
Tamil Nadu (400)Maharashtra (400)
Gujarat (300)Odisha (60)
Himachal Pradesh (30)Andaman and Nicobar Islands (20)
Total States on file:10
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Ethnolinguistic Map:University of Texas or other map
  Peoples [3]
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People Name in Country: Rawat
People Name General: Rawat
Alternate People Names:
Raya RawatRout
ROP3 Code: 113443
Joshua Project People ID: 17954
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 673,000
Population all Countries: 673,000
Least-Reached: Yes
Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples
People Cluster: Rajasthan
People Name General: Rawat
Ethnic Code: CNN25o
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
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Primary Language: Hindi (377,000 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): hin    Ethnologue Listing
Secondary Languages:
Merwari (163,000)Dhundari (34,000)
Marwari (28,000)Mewari (23,000)
Haroti: Harauti (12,000)Awadhi (10,000)
Bundeli (6,900)Bhojpuri (4,700)
Kanauji (1,500)Malvi (1,300)
Note: Only 10 largest secondary languages listed
Total Languages: 21
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Hinduism
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity0.00 %(Evangelical: 0.00 %)
Ethnic Religions0.00 % 
Hinduism100.00 % 
Islam0.00 % 
Non-Religious0.00 % 
Other / Small0.00 % 
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 3   Less than 2% Evangelical. Widespread church planting within past 2 years
Bible Translation Status
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Bible Portions: 1806-1962
New Testament:
Complete Bible: 1818-2000
Possible Bible Sources: Forum of Bible Agencies
 World Bible Finder
 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 RecordingsStory of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project ...
Film / VideoA Beautiful Hope (
Film / VideoA Pilgrimage (
Film / VideoAasha - Hope (
Film / VideoCoconuts (
Film / VideoCreation to Christ (
Film / VideoFathers Love Letter
Film / VideoFollowing Jesus (India, JF Project)
Film / VideoGod's Story Video
Film / VideoHaqeeqat Episode 6 (
Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Hindi
Film / VideoMagdalena (Jesus Film Project)
Film / VideoMy Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime)
Film / VideoRivka (Jesus Film Project)
Film / VideoStory of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
Film / VideoTen Virgins (
Film / VideoThe Final Prodigal (
Film / VideoThe Hope Video: View in Hindi
Film / VideoThe Price of Life (
Film / VideoYeshu Satsang (
GeneralBible Visuals
GeneralFour Spiritual Laws
GeneralGod's Simple Plan
GeneralGot Questions Ministry
GeneralYeshu Samaj
Mobile AppDownload Bible from Google Play Store
Text / Printed MatterBible
Text / Printed MatterBible: Hindi Holy Bible
Text / Printed MatterBibles, Bible League
Text / Printed MatterChrist for the Nations
Text / Printed MatterEasyBibles
Text / Printed MatterEasyBibles
Text / Printed MatterHindi Bible
Text / Printed MatterInternational Bible Society
Text / Printed MatterOneHope resources for children and youth
Text / Printed MatterOnline Bible (Bibles India)
Text / Printed MatterWorld Missionary Press Booklets
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Rawat in India

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People Cluster
    Rajasthan     South Asia    
      Rawat India    
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