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Arakala in India



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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
300 Telugu Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %   

Arakala in India

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Introduction / History
The name Arakala might come from the word "araka" meaning a plough with bullocks, or arakadu, meaning a cultivator.

Where are they located?
The Arakala people live mainly in the Kurnool district of Andhra Pradesh.

What are their lives like?
This Hindu people group farms for a living.

What are their beliefs?
The primary religion practiced by the Arakala is Hinduism, the predominant religious tradition of the Indian subcontinent. There are many forms of Hinduism, each with its own deities and beliefs.

What are their needs?
The Arakala people need to have the chance to hear that Jesus Christ is available to bless their families and communities if they will give Him their devotion.

Prayer Points
* Pray for families of Arakala believers loving and serving others to grow reproducing churches.
* Pray for a chain reaction of Arakala families reaching families that results in thousands of new believers who share their faith with others.
* Pray for grace and truth expanding into the entire Arakala society as believers learn to love others.
* Pray that churches and believers will bless their entire people group in such a way that God's love will change the Arakala people like yeast changes dough.

References
https://peoplegroups.org/explore/GroupDetails.aspx?peid=49160
https://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Castes_and_Tribes_of_Southern_India/Arakala

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Country: India
Continent: Asia
Region: Asia, South
Persecution Rank:10 (Only top 50 ranked, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
10/40 Window: Yes
Population in Country:300
Largest States:
Andhra Pradesh (300)
   
 
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  Peoples [3]
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People Name in Country: Arakala
People Name General: Arakala
Alternate People Names:
अरकला
ROP3 Code: 111356
Joshua Project People ID: 16237
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 300
Population all Countries: 300
Least-Reached: Yes
   
 
Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples
People Cluster: South Asia Hindu - other
People Name General: Arakala
Ethnic Code: CNN25
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
   
 
Language
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Primary Language: Telugu (300 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): tel    Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 1
   
 
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 1   Less than 2% Evangelical. Some evangelical resources available, but no active church planting within past 2 years
 
 
Bible Translation Status
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Bible Portions: 1812-1966
New Testament:
1818-1989Audio
Complete Bible: 1854-2016
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 RecordingsFather's Love Letter
Audio RecordingsOnline New Testament (FCBH)
Audio RecordingsOnline Scripture (Talking Bibles)
Audio RecordingsOral Bible stories in Telugu
Audio RecordingsStory of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project ...
Film / VideoFollowing Jesus (India, JF Project)
Film / VideoGod's Story Video
Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Telugu
Film / VideoLUMO film of Gospels
Film / VideoMagdalena (Jesus Film Project)
Film / VideoMy Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime)
Film / VideoStory of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
Film / VideoThe Hope Video
Film / VideoThe Story
GeneralFour Spiritual Laws
GeneralGospel website in this language
GeneralGot Questions Ministry
Mobile AppDownload audio Bible app as APK file fro ...
Mobile AppDownload audio Bible app from Google Pla ...
Mobile AppDownload Bible from Google Play Store
Text / Printed MatterBible: తెలుగు - Telugu
Text / Printed MatterOneHope resources for children and youth
Text / Printed MatterOnline Bible text (Scripture Earth)
Text / Printed MatterOnline New Testament (Bibles India)
Text / Printed MatterThe Ancient Path (Telugu)
Text / Printed MatterWorld Missionary Press Booklets
 
 
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Arakala in India

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