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Ghirth (Hindu traditions) in India

Ghirth (Hindu traditions)

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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
161,000 Mandeali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % No   

Ghirth (Hindu traditions) in India

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Introduction / History
The name Ghirath refers to the traditional occupation of agriculture and animal husbandry, for which this community is well known.

What are their lives like?
Marriage rituals are performed by a Brahmin according to Vedic rites, and the bride and groom circle the sacred fire or a pomegranate or fig tree.

What are their needs?
The Ghirath community speaks a number of languages, as most castes do. Separate church planting projects may be needed for each language group. Workers are needed to minister to these people using oral means as well as with the written word.

Prayer Points
Pray for Ghirath believers, that they will understand clearly how to follow Christ and be faithful in discipling others.

Pray the Ghirath community will be able to care properly for their families, for peace with their neighbors, and for good schools for their children.

Pray for spiritual openness to the ways of Christ, especially among Ghirath leaders.

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Global Prayer Digest: 2013-11-27
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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:161,000
Largest States:
Himachal Pradesh (152,000)Punjab (4,800)
Jammu and Kashmir (1,600)Delhi (900)
Haryana (200)Chandigarh (200)
Maharashtra (100)
   
 
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  Peoples [3]
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People Name in Country: Ghirth (Hindu traditions)
People Name General: Ghirth (Hindu traditions)
Alternate People Names:
BahariBahri
BahtiBhari
ChabangChang
ChangioChirath
GhrithGihara
Kan-meliaKuchiya
MunduRode
Singiwalaघिरथ (हिंदू ट्रेडिशन्स)
ROP3 Code: 112094
Joshua Project People ID: 16825
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 161,000
Population all Countries: 161,000
Least-Reached: Yes
   
 
Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples
People Cluster: South Asia Hindu - other
People Name General: Ghirth (Hindu traditions)
Ethnic Code: CNN25
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
   
 
Language
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Primary Language: Mandeali (49,000 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): mjl    Ethnologue Listing
Secondary Languages:
Kangri (40,000)Hindi (19,000)
Punjabi, Eastern (13,000)Pahari, Kullu (10,000)
Bilaspuri (1,800)Dogri (1,300)
Pahari, Mahasu (1,000)Kashmiri (100)
Chambeali (100)Sindhi (80)
Note: Only 10 largest secondary languages listed
Total Languages: 14
   
 
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: 1970
New Testament:
2017-2021
Complete Bible: None Reported
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
Audio RecordingsOral Bible stories
Audio RecordingsStory of Jesus audio
Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Mandeali
GeneralBible for Children
GeneralGospel resources links
Mobile AppDownload Bible from Google Play Store
Text / Printed MatterBible: Mandeali
Text / Printed MatterOnline New Testament (Bibles India)
 
 
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