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Kahar (Hindu traditions) in Nepal

Kahar (Hindu traditions)

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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
62,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %   

Kahar (Hindu traditions) in Nepal

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Summary
It seems likely that this caste is a remnant of one of the races who occupied the valley of the Ganges before the coming of the Aryans. The Brahmin are their sacred priests. One of the main ceremonies associated with marriage is to circle the sacred fire seven times. In villages some are engaged in carrying water for high-ranking communities in the event of marriage, death and other occasions.

Ministry Obstacles
The worldview of the Kahar is very different than the Biblical worldview.

Outreach Ideas
Tools (Jesus film, recordings, videos, etc.) are available in most of the languages spoken by the Kahar community, but workers are needed to carry these tools to the people.

Pray for the followers of Christ
We trust the Lord will soon call out his followers from among the Kahar community. Pray they will be patient with each other, bearing with one another in love.

Pray for the entire people group
Pray the Kahar will understand that Jesus desires to bless their families and clans, not harm them. Pray they will be able to raise their standard of living, and be well equipped for the challenges of the 21st century.

Scripture Focus
Our soul waits for the LORD; he is our help and our shield. For our heart is glad in him, because we trust in his holy name.

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Country: Nepal
Continent: Asia
Region: Asia, South
Persecution Rank:48 (Only top 50 ranked, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
10/40 Window: Yes
Population in Country:62,000
Largest Provinces:
Lumbini (50,000)Narayani (5,700)
Bheri (2,200)Kosi (1,100)
Janakpur (1,000)Sagarmatha (700)
Mahakali (400)Seti (200)
Bagmati (200)Mechi (200)
   
 
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  Peoples [3]
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People Name in Country: Kahar (Hindu traditions)
People Name General: Kahar (Hindu traditions)
Alternate People Names:
Bundeli BhoiChandrabansi
ChandravmsamDheemar
DhimarDhuriya
GuriaGuriya
JheemarJhimar
JhinwarKahar Bhoi
KahrarKamkar
Kashyap RajputKeer
ROP3 Code: 112380
Joshua Project People ID: 17044
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 62,000
Population all Countries: 9,819,000
Least-Reached: Yes
   
 
Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples
People Cluster: South Asia Hindu - Kahar
People Name General: Kahar (Hindu traditions)
Ethnic Code: CNN25
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
   
 
Language
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Primary Language: Bhojpuri (26,000 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): bho    Ethnologue Listing
Secondary Languages:
Awadhi (20,000)Maithili (6,800)
Hindi (800)Kumaoni (300)
Angika (80)Nepali (40)
Dotyali (20)
Total Languages: 8
   
 
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: 1911-1982
New Testament:
1998-2007Audio
Complete Bible: None Reported
Possible Bible Sources: Forum of Bible Agencies
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 World Christian Resource Directory
 Gospel Go
 
 
Ministry Resources [7]
Audio RecordingsMegaVoice Audio Bible and Stories
Audio RecordingsAudio Bible teaching
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 Bhojpuri
Film / VideoMagdalena video
Film / VideoMy Last Day video, anime
Film / VideoStory of Jesus for Children
Film / VideoWorld Christian Videos
GeneralBible for Children
GeneralBiblical answers to your questions
GeneralGospel resources links
GeneralGospel website in this language
GeneralGospel website in this language
GeneralZume Resources
GeneralZume Training
Mobile AppDownload audio Bible app as APK file
Text / Printed MatterChildren and youth resources
Text / Printed MatterJesus Messiah comic book
Text / Printed MatterLiteracy primer for Bhojpuri
Text / Printed MatterTopical Scripture booklets and Bible stu ...
 
 
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