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Marma of Bangladesh

Prayer Month: August 2010
Focus: South Asia, Buddhists and Other Small
Country: Bangladesh
People Name: Marma
Population: 194,000
World Population: 241,000
Language: Rakhine
Primary Religion: Buddhism
Progress Status: 1.0
% Adherents : 3.19 %
% Evangelical: Unknown %
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Marma of Bangladesh

Introduction / History
The Marma practice shifting cultivation, and many cut wood and bamboo which are sold to the Bengalis. The Marma tend to be rather isolated from the majority population, though this has been changing as more and more Bengalis move into the hill tract areas. The Marmas are mostly Buddhists in faith, yet animism is also in practice. They participate in important Buddhist religious festivals, as well as perform various rites and rituals to satisfy different gods.

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