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Bharbhunja (Hindu traditions) in India

Bharbhunja (Hindu traditions)

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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
1,217,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %   

Bharbhunja (Hindu traditions) in India

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Introduction / History
The Bharabhunja of India have 'frying pan ' as the meaning of their name. Selling parched grain is their traditional work. They are mainly Hindus but there are Sikhs in the Punjab and Delhi and also Muslims in Delhi. Property goes to the sons on the death of the father with the oldest son taking charge of the home. There are birth and marriage rituals and the dead are usually cremated.

In Haryana the Bharbhunja speak Punjabi and Hindi and read and write in Devanagari. They are vegetarians and eat wheat. Some of them are in business and others raise animals. They use modern medicine and family planning.

In the Punjab, they are not vegetarians and they speak Mewar and Hindi. In Maharashtra many are landless. In Madhya Pradesh and Chandigarh it is similar in general.

In Gujarat they speak Gujarati. Divorce and marrying again is allowed. On the death of the father while most property goes to the sons, a percentage of the property goes to the widows.

Prayer Points
* Pray that God gives the Bharabhunja dreams and visions leading them to Jesus Christ.
* Pray that gospel materials will bring them to salvation too.

Singh, K. S., ed. "India's Communities A-Z", Oxford University Press, USA 1999

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Global Prayer Digest: 2017-10-17
Global Prayer Digest: 2020-05-16
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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:1,217,000
Largest States:
Uttar Pradesh (1,109,000)Madhya Pradesh (36,000)
Uttarakhand (16,000)Chhattisgarh (13,000)
Delhi (11,000)Maharashtra (4,400)
Bihar (3,900)Haryana (3,400)
West Bengal (3,000)Rajasthan (1,800)
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People Name in Country: Bharbhunja (Hindu traditions)
People Name General: Bharbhunja (Hindu traditions)
Alternate People Names:
BarjubaBhad Bhunjari
Bhuj BhujarBhuja
ROP3 Code: 111563
Joshua Project People ID: 16412
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 1,217,000
Population all Countries: 1,218,000
Least-Reached: Yes
Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples
People Cluster: South Asia Hindu - other
People Name General: Bharbhunja (Hindu traditions)
Ethnic Code: CNN25
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
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Primary Language: Hindi (800,000 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): hin    Ethnologue Listing
Secondary Languages:
Bhojpuri (136,000)Awadhi (133,000)
Kanauji (92,000)Bagheli (8,800)
Chhattisgarhi (7,000)Garhwali (5,500)
Gujarati (5,000)Bundeli (4,900)
Kumaoni (3,900)Punjabi, Eastern (2,400)
Note: Only 10 largest secondary languages listed
Total Languages: 24
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: 1806-1962
New Testament:
Complete Bible: 1835-2012
Possible Bible Sources: Forum of Bible Agencies
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 World Christian Resource Directory
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Ministry Resources [7]
Audio RecordingsMegaVoice Audio Bible and Stories
Audio RecordingsAudio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio RecordingsDAVAR Partners recording, Old Testament
Audio RecordingsOnline New Testament (FCBH)
Audio RecordingsOnline Scripture (Talking Bibles)
Audio RecordingsOral Bible stories in Hindi
Audio RecordingsStory of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project ...
Film / VideoA Beautiful Hope (EngSub)
Film / VideoCoconuts
Film / VideoCreation to Christ
Film / VideoFather's Love Letter
Film / VideoFollowing Jesus (India, JF Project)
Film / VideoGod's Story Video
Film / Video / Animation
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 / VideoThe Hope Video
GeneralFour Spiritual Laws
GeneralGospel website in this language
GeneralGot Questions Ministry
GeneralYeshu Samaj
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: Comic Book Version (SuperBible)
Text / Printed MatterBible: Hindi Holy Bible
Text / Printed MatterChrist for the Nations
Text / Printed MatterHindi Bible
Text / Printed MatterJesus Messiah comic book
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 (Hindi)
Text / Printed MatterWorld Missionary Press Booklets
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