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Vellalan Isai of India

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Prayer Month: September 2010
Focus: South Asia, Hindu
Country: India
People Name: Vellalan Isai
Population: 142,000
World Population: 142,000
Language: Tamil
Primary Religion: Hinduism
Progress Status: 1.0
% Adherents : 0.73 %
% Evangelical: Unknown %
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Vellalan Isai of India

Introduction / History
The Isai Vellalar live in Tamil Nadu and speak, read and write in Tamil. They are not vegetarians and eat rice. Hinduism is their religion. Isai means music.

The Isai Vellalar have cousin marriages. A dowry is paid. Divorce and marrying again are allowed. They have large families. On the death of the father, the sons inherit the property with the oldest son becoming in charge of the home. The dead are buried or cremated.

Some of them are landowners, some are not. They work as musicians, cultivators and other work. There are professionals and politicians among them. They have a traditional caste council that looks after them.

The Isai Vellalar also live in Pondicherry.

Prayer Points
* Pray that the council leaders come to Jesus Christ and lead others to Him.
* Pray that gospel materials will lead them to salvation.

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