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Budega Jangam in India

Budega Jangam

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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
345,000 Telugu Hinduism 0.01 % Unknown   

Budega Jangam in India

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Introduction / History
The Beda Jangam are followers of the Veerashaiva sect and they are a religious mendicant and priestly class. Their gotras are Veera, Nandi, Bhrungi, Vrashabha and Skand. They are in the states of Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Maharastra and Tamil Nadu. In Karnataka they live in the districts of Shimoga, Chitradurga, Davanagere and Chikkamangalore.

What are their lives like?
Their occupations are religious gurus, agriculture, petty business and government and private service.

What are their beliefs?
They believe in the gods Shiva, Shakthi and Panchacharyas. They wear Istalingas (representation of Shiva, used as a symbol for worship in temples) on their bodies.

What are their needs?
Their greatest need is for sufficient food, education and good employment.

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Country: India
Continent: Asia
Region: Asia, South
Persecution Rank:11 (Only top 50 ranked, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
10/40 Window: Yes
Population in Country:345,000
Largest States:
Karnataka (138,000)Telangana (130,000)
Maharashtra (32,000)Odisha (18,000)
Andhra Pradesh (13,000)Tamil Nadu (8,000)
Goa (1,700)Madhya Pradesh (1,400)
Chhattisgarh (200)Gujarat (100)
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People Name in Country: Budega Jangam
People Name General: Budega Jangam
Alternate People Names:
Badgi JangamBeda Budega Jangam
Beda Budiga JangamBudaga Janam
Budaga JangaluBudaga Jangam
Budga JangamBudiga Jangam
ROP3 Code: 111508
Joshua Project People ID: 16366
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 345,000
Population all Countries: 345,000
Least-Reached: Yes
Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples
People Cluster: South Asia Dalit - other
People Name General: Budega Jangam
Ethnic Code: CNN25
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
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Primary Language: Telugu (144,000 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): tel    Ethnologue Listing
Secondary Languages:
Kannada (144,000)Marathi (9,900)
Odia (5,200)Tamil (2,000)
Hindi (900)Konkani, Goan (700)
Konkani (700)Kui (200)
Gujarati (100)Chhattisgarhi (100)
Note: Only 10 largest secondary languages listed
Total Languages: 15
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Hinduism
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.01 % 
Christianity0.01 %(Evangelical: Data not available)
Ethnic Religions0.00 % 
Hinduism99.98 % 
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 4   Greater than or equal to 2% Evangelical
Bible Translation Status
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Bible Portions: 1812-1966
New Testament:
Complete Bible: 1854-2022
Possible Bible Sources: Forum of Bible Agencies
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Ministry Resources [7]
Audio RecordingsMegaVoice Audio Bible and Stories
Audio RecordingsAudio Bible teaching
Audio RecordingsLove letter to you from scripture
Audio RecordingsOnline Audio Scripture
Audio RecordingsOnline New Testament
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Audio RecordingsOnline New Testament
Audio RecordingsOnline New Testament
Audio RecordingsOral Bible stories
Audio RecordingsStory of Jesus audio
Film / VideoFollowing Jesus video
Film / VideoGod's Story video
Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Telugu
Film / VideoLUMO film of Gospels
Film / VideoMagdalena video
Film / VideoMy Last Day video, anime
Film / VideoStory of Jesus for Children
Film / VideoThe Hope Video
Film / VideoWorld Christian Videos
GeneralBible for Children
GeneralBiblical answers to your questions
GeneralFour Spiritual Laws
GeneralGospel resources links
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GeneralZume Resources
GeneralZume Training
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Text / Printed MatterBible: Telugu
Text / Printed MatterChildren and youth resources
Text / Printed MatterLiteracy primer for Telugu
Text / Printed MatterOnline New Testament (Bibles India)
Text / Printed MatterThe Ancient Path
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Budega Jangam in India

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