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Bharbhunja (Hindu traditions) in Nepal

Bharbhunja (Hindu traditions)

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Bharbhunja (Hindu traditions) in Nepal

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Introduction / History
Traditionally the Bharbhunja people were grain parchers who lived through India and Nepal. Their name comes from the traditional Sanskrit word, bhrastra, meaning "frying pan," and bharyaka, meaning, "one who fries. "

Where are they located?
Most live in India's Uttar Pradesh state and Pakistan's Baloch Province, but a small number live in Nepal.

What are their lives like?
The Bharbhunja people of India, Pakistan and Nepal parch and sell grain. Some have businesses while others work for the government. The fortunate few who obtain a good education are bankers or military officers. Property is inherited by the sons and the oldest takes charge of the home when the father dies. Councils look after community matters.

What are their beliefs?
The Bharbhunja people are common Hindus who worship all major Hindu gods as well as some minor ones. They worship clan, family and village deities for protection from local spirits.

What are their needs?
Parching grain may not be a viable job in a couple of generations. Bharbhunja people in Nepal need the opportunity to send their children to good schools so they can be prepared for today's modern economy. This is especially true for those who live in India, which is much more modern than Nepal.

Prayer Points
* Pray that leaders of Bharbhunja village councils will come to Jesus Christ and lead others to Him.
* Pray that God will give them dreams and visions leading them to salvation.
* Pray for the Holy Spirit to move many of these Hindus to embrace the Lord and spread His fame to all their communities, both in India and in Nepal.

References
https://joshuaproject.net/people_groups/16413/IN
http://www.peoplegroupsindia.com/profiles/bharbhunja/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bharbhunja_(Hindu)

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Country: Nepal
Continent: Asia
Region: Asia, South
Persecution Rank:32 (Only top 50 ranked, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
10/40 Window: Yes
Population in Country:700
Largest Provinces:
Bheri (400)Lumbini (200)
Bagmati (80)Seti (80)
Total Provinces on file:4
   
 
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  Peoples [3]
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People Name in Country: Bharbhunja (Hindu traditions)
People Name General: Bharbhunja (Hindu traditions)
Alternate People Names:
BarjubaBhad Bhunjari
BhadbhujaBhadbhunja
BhadeBhaduja
BharbhujaBharbhunja
BharbujaBhere
BhoojBhuj
Bhuj BhujarBhuja
BhujariBhujawala
ROP3 Code: 111563
Joshua Project People ID: 16412
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 700
Population all Countries: 1,215,000
Least-Reached: Yes
   
 
Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples
People Cluster: South Asia Hindu - Other
People Name General: Bharbhunja (Hindu traditions)
Ethnic Code: CNN25g
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Language
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Primary Language: Awadhi (600 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): awa    Ethnologue Listing
Secondary Languages:
Bhojpuri (200)Hindi (50)
Total Languages: 3
   
 
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
 
 
Bible Translation Status
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Bible Portions: 1820-1911
New Testament:
1996Audio
Complete Bible: 2000-2005
Possible Bible Sources: Forum of Bible Agencies
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Ministry Resources [7]
Audio RecordingsMegaVoice Audio Bible and Stories
Audio RecordingsAudio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio RecordingsOnline New Testament (FCBH)
Audio RecordingsStory of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project ...
Audio RecordingsStoryRunners Oral Bible Stories
Film / VideoFollowing Jesus (India, JF Project)
Film / VideoGod's Story Video
Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Awadhi
Film / VideoMagdalena (Jesus Film Project)
Film / VideoNew Life
Film / VideoStory of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
Text / Printed MatterBibles, Bible League
 
 
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