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Kadia (Hindu traditions) in India



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Kadia (Hindu traditions) in India

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Introduction / History
The Kadia of Gujarat in India are a people group of Hindus and Muslims. They speak, read and write in Gujarati. Kadia means masonry.

The Muslims are Sunni and live in Dabhoji and Vadodara city. They are not vegetarians and they eat wheat as a cereal. Cousin marriages are generally not allowed. They are monogamous and divorce is allowed. On the death of the father, sons inherit the property with the oldest son in charge of the home. They have birth and marriage rituals. Most of them do masonry work and agriculture. They have caste councils to look after them. They use modern medicines and family planning.

The Hindus have a lifestyle similar to the Muslims in many ways, differing of course in religion. They worship Hindu style and worship ancestors. They do not like to use family planning.

Prayer Points
* Pray that God will give the Kadia dreams and visions leading them to Jesus Christ.
* Pray that the Kadia caste councils will come to Jesus Christ and lead others to salvation.

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

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Country: India
Continent: Asia
Region: South Asia
Persecution Rank:10 (Only top 50 ranked, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
10/40 Window: Yes
Population in Country:148,000
Largest States:
Karnataka (105,000)Gujarat (21,000)
Maharashtra (20,000)Goa (1,300)
Daman and Diu (100)Rajasthan (40)
Total States on file:6
   
 
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  Peoples [3]
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People Name in Country: Kadia (Hindu traditions)
People Name General: Kadia (Hindu traditions)
Alternate People Names:
GaundiKadia
Sathwaraकड़िया (हिंदू ट्रेडिशन्स)
ROP3 Code: 112376
Joshua Project People ID: 17040
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 148,000
Population all Countries: 148,000
Least-Reached: Yes
   
 
Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples
People Cluster: Rajasthan
People Name General: Kadia (Hindu traditions)
Ethnic Code: CNN25o
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
   
 
Language
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Primary Language: Kannada (96,000 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): kan    Ethnologue Listing
Secondary Languages:
Gujarati (28,000)Marathi (8,400)
Konkani (5,300)Marwari (3,300)
Hindi (3,100)Telugu (2,500)
Konkani, Goan (1,100)Dhundari (50)
Total Languages: 9
   
 
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Hinduism
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity0.00 %(Evangelical: 0.00 %)
Ethnic Religions0.00 % 
Hinduism99.97 % 
Islam0.00 % 
Non-Religious0.00 % 
Other / Small0.03 % 
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: 1812-1988
New Testament:
1823-1995Audio
Complete Bible: 1831-2000
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 RecordingsFather's Love Letter
Audio RecordingsOnline New Testament (FCBH)
Audio RecordingsOnline Scripture / Bible
Audio RecordingsOral Bible stories in Kannada
Audio RecordingsStory of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project ...
Film / VideoFollowing Jesus (India, JF Project)
Film / VideoGod's Story Video
Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Kannada
Film / VideoMagdalena (Jesus Film Project)
Film / VideoMy Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime)
Film / VideoStory of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
GeneralFour Spiritual Laws
GeneralGot Questions Ministry
Mobile AppDownload Bible from Google Play Store
Text / Printed MatterBible
Text / Printed MatterBible: ಕನ್ನಡ - Kannada
Text / Printed MatterBibles, Bible League
Text / Printed MatterInternational Bible Society
Text / Printed MatterOneHope resources for children and youth
Text / Printed MatterWorld Missionary Press Booklets
 
 
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