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Mangrik in India

Mangrik

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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
28,000 Ladakhi Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % No   

Mangrik in India

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Introduction / History
The Mangrik have traditionally been farmers. This small Buddhist people group lives mainly in Jammu & Kashmir, though a few live in eastern Maharashtra.

What are their lives like?
Muslim butchers ensure a supply of mutton to the Mangrik, as the latter refrain from killing animals. They have attained a high level of literacy, and some have gone to universities in Jammu & Kashmir.

What are their beliefs?
The Mangrik practice Buddhism, the major world religion based on the teachings of Siddhartha Gautama or the Buddha, who lived in the 6th and 5th century BC in ancient India. The Buddha taught the Four Noble Truths by which one can gain spiritual knowledge and escape the endless cycles of reincarnation. Theravada, one of the two major branches of Buddhism, declares that by following the Noble Eightfold Path of right intentions and right actions that a Buddhist can achieve nirvana or a state of freedom and salvation. Mahayana Buddhism, the other main branch of Buddhism, asserts that by following the six perfections that a Buddhist can move along the path to Enlightenment. Tibetan Buddhism falls within the Mahayana school.

To most Buddhists, however, these things have far less meaning than their traditional beliefs, which are usually animistic. In animism, evil spirits must be appeased through prayers, sacrifices and rituals. Buddhism allows people to mix Buddhist teachings with traditional religion.

Two of the important Buddhist yearly holidays are Vesak, the Buddha's birthday celebrated in May or June and Bodhi Day, the holiday which commemorates the day that the historical Buddha experienced enlightenment under a Bodhi tree.

What are their needs?
It may be that the Mangrik people have formed an incorrect view of what Christians believe, based upon observation of nominal Christians in their region. Even though the Mangrik people may have a fairly high literacy rate, using oral means of communicating the Gospel of Jesus may be the best approach. Films, recordings, and stories from Scripture will likely have a favorable result.

Prayer Points
Pray for Mangrik Christian believers to be zealous to know and follow Christ.

Pray for the Lord to multiply the reception and influence of His Word among the Mangrik people, leading them to love him with their whole being.

Pray for the Mangrik people to continue to be able to care for their families adequately.

Pray for competent village-level leadership.

Pray for a disciple making movement among the Mangrik people.

References
http://www.globalprayerdigest.org/issue/day/2017/09/09

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Global Prayer Digest: 2006-09-08
Global Prayer Digest: 2008-08-20
Global Prayer Digest: 2010-08-05
Global Prayer Digest: 2017-09-09
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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:28,000
Largest States:
Ladakh (19,000)Jammu and Kashmir (5,900)
Himachal Pradesh (2,600)Maharashtra (30)
   
 
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  Peoples [3]
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People Name in Country: Mangrik
People Name General: Mangrik
Alternate People Names:
Bodhमंगरिक
ROP3 Code: 112847
Joshua Project People ID: 17443
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 28,000
Population all Countries: 81,000
Least-Reached: Yes
   
 
Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples
People Cluster: South Asia Buddhist
People Name General: Mangrik
Ethnic Code: CNN25
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
   
 
Language
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Primary Language: Ladakhi (9,200 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): lbj    Ethnologue Listing
Secondary Languages:
Kashmiri (5,000)Balti (3,700)
Purig (1,100)Zangskari (1,100)
Bhadrawahi (800)Spiti Bhoti (700)
Pattani (500)Gujari (400)
Changthang (400)Dogri (300)
Note: Only 10 largest secondary languages listed
Total Languages: 13
   
 
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Buddhism
Major Religions:
Buddhism99.85 % 
Christianity0.00 %(Evangelical: 0.00 %)
Ethnic Religions0.00 % 
Hinduism0.00 % 
Islam0.15 % 
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: 1904-1919
New Testament:
Yes
Complete Bible: 1948
Possible Bible Sources: Forum of Bible Agencies
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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 Ladakhi
GeneralGospel resources links
GeneralGospel website in this language
GeneralGospel website in this language
Mobile AppDownload audio Bible app from Google Pla ...
Mobile AppDownload Bible from Google Play Store
Text / Printed MatterBible: Ladakhi
Text / Printed MatterLadakhi Scripture downloads, and other r ...
 
 
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