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Ghosi (Muslim traditions) in Pakistan

Ghosi (Muslim traditions)

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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
31,000 Sindhi Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %   

Ghosi (Muslim traditions) in Pakistan

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Introduction / History
Three-year-old Saif sat on his haunches beside his mother staring intently at her swift, gentle hands coursing the creamy milk from the brown cow's full udder. Swish! Saif giggled heartily as she squirted a bit of the cow's milk towards his mouth. This was a rare occasion since the milk was not only for their use, but was the family's business. Later, they would make their way to homes nearby and sell the milk to neighbors. Saif's mother was fortunate that she didn't have to make the long trek to town as some of her friends did in order to sell milk. This has been the life of the Muslim Ghosi people for centuries.

What are their beliefs?
Formerly thought to have been Hindu, they have all become Muslim. There are tracts, a fully translated Bible, and many other resources for hearing of the One who loves them and died and rose again for them. But they do not hear. There are spiritual obstacles that keep them away from their Savior.

Prayer Points
Pray that prayer warriors will be raised up who will faithfully intercede for the hard ground of the Ghosi heart to be tilled and softened. Pray that Christ's followers will be called to tell the story about Jesus to everyone in a culturally relevant way, simple and appealing, to this tiny speck of humanity.

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Country: Pakistan
Continent: Asia
Region: Asia, South
Persecution Rank:8 (Only top 50 ranked, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
10/40 Window: Yes
Population in Country:31,000
Largest Provinces:
Sindh (15,000)Punjab (14,000)
Islamabad (80)Balochistan (70)
   
 
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  Peoples [3]
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People Name in Country: Ghosi (Muslim traditions)
People Name General: Ghosi (Muslim traditions)
Alternate People Names:
Gaddi GhosiGujar Ghosi
घोसी (मुस्लिम ट्रेडिशन्स)
ROP3 Code: 112965
Joshua Project People ID: 17543
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 31,000
Population all Countries: 240,000
Least-Reached: Yes
   
 
Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples
People Cluster: South Asia Muslim - other
People Name General: Ghosi (Muslim traditions)
Ethnic Code: CNN25
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
   
 
Language
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Primary Language: Sindhi (9,500 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): snd    Ethnologue Listing
Secondary Languages:
Punjabi, Western (8,500)Saraiki (6,400)
Urdu (6,000)Dhatki (400)
Marwari (300)Hindko, Southern (30)
Total Languages: 7
   
 
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Islam
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity0.00 %(Evangelical: 0.00 %)
Ethnic Religions0.00 % 
Hinduism0.00 % 
Islam100.00 % 
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
 
 
Bible Translation Status
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Bible Portions: 1825-1981
New Testament:
1890-1992Audio
Complete Bible: 1954
Possible Bible Sources: Forum of Bible Agencies
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 World Christian Resource Directory
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Ministry Resources [7]
Audio RecordingsMegaVoice Audio Bible and Stories
Audio RecordingsAudio Bible teaching
Audio RecordingsOnline New Testament
Audio RecordingsRecorded oral Bible
Audio RecordingsStory of Jesus audio
Film / VideoIndigitube.tv Video / Animation
Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Sindhi
Film / VideoMagdalena video
Film / VideoThe Hope Video
Film / VideoThe Prophets' Story
GeneralBible for Children
GeneralBiblical answers to your questions
GeneralGospel resources links
GeneralGospel website in this language
Mobile AppDownload audio Bible app as APK file
Text / Printed MatterBible: Sindhi
Text / Printed MatterLiteracy primer for Sindhi
Text / Printed MatterTopical Scripture booklets and Bible stu ...
 
 
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