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Machhi (Muslim traditions) in India

Machhi (Muslim traditions)

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17,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %   

Machhi (Muslim traditions) in India

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Introduction / History
Machhi refers to fish, and the Machhi people have a history of being fishermen. They have three subgroups: the Sial, Wajan and Sanjri.
Most of the Muslim Machhi live in Pakistan, but there are some in northwest India as well.

What are their lives like?
Inherited property is usually shared by the sons, but the widow receives a small share of her husband's property. Glass bangles, nose-pin and toe-rings are the symbols of marriage for women.

What are their beliefs?
They are Sunni Muslims. Their sacred specialists are from other Muslim communities. Birth rituals, circumcision, marriage and death rituals are performed according to Islamic rules, along with some Hindu ritual observances.

What are their needs?
Pakistan does not offer welcome to Christian missionaries, not by any means. Dangers are real and numerous. Spiritual opposition to the gospel is intense. Prayer is probably what is most needed for the peoples of Pakistan; sustained, informed, and focused prayer.

Prayer Points
Pray the Macchi community will seek a relationship with the lord of Lords.
Pray they will begin to search for a savior from their sins, one who not only gives them assurance of eternal life but helps them with the day-to-day problems of this life.
Pray for loving, Holy Spirit anointed workers.

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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:17,000
Largest States:
Haryana (24,000)Punjab (3,800)
Gujarat (2,800)Delhi (1,500)
Jammu and Kashmir (500)Himachal Pradesh (200)
Chandigarh (70)Daman and Diu (20)
   
 
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  Peoples [3]
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People Name in Country: Machhi (Muslim traditions)
People Name General: Machhi (Muslim traditions)
Alternate People Names:
DayaMacchiyara
MachchhiMachera
MachhiMachhiyara
MachhuaMahigar
Mahigir MachheraTandel
मच्ची (मुस्लिम ट्रेडिशन्स)
ROP3 Code: 113052
Joshua Project People ID: 17618
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 17,000
Population all Countries: 2,389,000
Least-Reached: Yes
   
 
Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples
People Cluster: South Asia Muslim - other
People Name General: Machhi (Muslim traditions)
Ethnic Code: CNN25
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
   
 
Language
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Primary Language: Urdu (21,000 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): urd    Ethnologue Listing
Secondary Languages:
Punjabi, Eastern (8,000)Gujarati (2,700)
Bagri (300)Dogri (200)
Mandeali (30)
Total Languages: 6
   
 
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
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: 1747-1894
New Testament:
1758-2000Audio
Complete Bible: 1843-2022
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
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Audio RecordingsOnline New Testament
Audio RecordingsOnline New Testament
Audio RecordingsOnline New Testament
Audio RecordingsOnline New Testament
Audio RecordingsStory of Jesus audio
Audio RecordingsUrdu Online Audio Bible
Film / VideoGod's Love Story
Film / VideoGod's Story video
Film / VideoIndigitube.tv Video / Animation
Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Urdu
Film / VideoLUMO film of Gospels
Film / VideoMagdalena video
Film / VideoMy Last Day video, anime
Film / VideoStory of Jesus for Children
Film / VideoThe Hope Video
Film / VideoThe Prophets' Story
Film / VideoThe Savior 6 - The Lord's Prayer
Film / VideoThe Savior 8 - Jesus is Risen
GeneralBible for Children
GeneralBible for Children
GeneralBiblical answers to your questions
GeneralFour Spiritual Laws
GeneralGospel resources links
GeneralWalk with the Prophets and meet the Mess ...
GeneralZume Resources
GeneralZume Training
Mobile AppDownload audio Bible app as APK file
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Mobile AppDownload audio Bible app from Google Pla ...
Mobile AppDownload Bible from Google Play Store
Text / Printed MatterBible: Comic Book Version
Text / Printed MatterBible: Urdu
Text / Printed MatterBible: Urdu
Text / Printed MatterBible: Urdu
Text / Printed MatterJesus Messiah comic book
Text / Printed MatterLiteracy primer for Urdu
Text / Printed MatterLove letter to you from scripture
Text / Printed MatterOnline New Testament (Bibles India)
Text / Printed MatterThe Ancient Path
Text / Printed MatterTools for faith conversations
Text / Printed MatterTopical Scripture booklets and Bible stu ...
 
 
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