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Kumhar (Hindu traditions) in India

Kumhar (Hindu traditions)

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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
18,593,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.01 % Unknown   

Kumhar (Hindu traditions) in India

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Introduction / History
Per old Indian mythology the Kumhar are offspring of Lord Braham (Prajapati). This is why in some places in India the Kumhar use Pajapati / Prajapat as a surname according to the Indian caste system. Ancient Indian culture cannot be understood without acknowledging Kumhar.

Where are they located?
The Kumhar can be found throughout India by different surnames: Verma, Kumhar, Prajapat, Prajapati and Kumawat.

What are their lives like?
The Kumhar's livelihood is making earthen pots. It is very difficult for a Kumhar artisan to maintain his existence by kumbhkal, or pot making.

They claim to be the first inventors of the wheel / cycle. The Kumhar use it to make earthen utensils. The main profession of this caste is to make earthen products. Historically their main way of earning income has been earthen products and agriculture. They are very honest people and make their livelihood by hard work.

What are their beliefs?
The Kumhar are generally Hindu and pray to the Lord Shiva, Godess Mother(Mata). They believe in god, highly spritual, loveable, honest and hard working. In general the Kumhar are loving people.

What are their needs?
The Kumhar need education and support for their trade.

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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:18,593,000
Largest States:
Uttar Pradesh (3,898,000)Rajasthan (2,421,000)
Bihar (1,470,000)West Bengal (1,277,000)
Gujarat (1,244,000)Madhya Pradesh (1,175,000)
Odisha (1,071,000)Andhra Pradesh (958,000)
Maharashtra (954,000)Jharkhand (837,000)
   
 
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  Peoples [3]
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People Name in Country: Kumhar (Hindu traditions)
People Name General: Kumhar (Hindu traditions)
Alternate People Names:
AhitantAiton
ChakbainsChejara
GamarGhatakarpur
GhumalGhumar
GhumiarGhurmar
Handa KummarKalam Chettiar
KeerKembatti
KhumbhakarKir
ROP3 Code: 112696
Joshua Project People ID: 17316
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 18,593,000
Population all Countries: 19,041,000
Least-Reached: Yes
   
 
Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples
People Cluster: South Asia Hindu - Kumhar
People Name General: Kumhar (Hindu traditions)
Ethnic Code: CNN25
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Language
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Primary Language: Hindi (6,708,000 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): hin    Ethnologue Listing
Secondary Languages:
Telugu (1,310,000)Bengali (1,046,000)
Gujarati (976,000)Bhojpuri (867,000)
Odia (777,000)Marathi (651,000)
Marwari (500,000)Punjabi, Eastern (321,000)
Kannada (318,000)Dhundari (266,000)
Note: Only 10 largest secondary languages listed
Total Languages: 76
   
 
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Hinduism
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.07 % 
Christianity0.01 %(Evangelical: Data not available)
Ethnic Religions0.00 % 
Hinduism99.90 % 
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 3   Less than 2% Evangelical. Widespread church planting within past 2 years
 
 
Bible Translation Status
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Bible Portions: 1806-1962
New Testament:
1811-1998Audio
Complete Bible: 1835-2019
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Film / VideoA Beautiful Hope (EngSub)
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Film / VideoCreation to Christ
Film / VideoFollowing Jesus video
Film / VideoGod's Story video
Film / VideoIndigitube.tv Video / Animation
Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Hindi
Film / VideoLove letter to you from scripture
Film / VideoLUMO film of Gospels
Film / VideoMagdalena video
Film / VideoMy Last Day video, anime
Film / VideoRivka video
Film / VideoStory of Jesus for Children
Film / VideoThe Hope Video
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Text / Printed MatterChrist for the Nations
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Text / Printed MatterLiteracy primer for Hindi
Text / Printed MatterOnline New Testament (Bibles India)
Text / Printed MatterThe Ancient Path
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