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Taga (Muslim traditions) in India

Taga (Muslim traditions)

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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
205,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %   

Taga (Muslim traditions) in India

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Summary
Farming is the main vocation of the Taga people, often referred to as the Tyagi people. Tyaga is often used as a surname. They have two sub-groups, Dasa (or Daswan) and Bisa (or Biswan). The Dasa allow widows to re-marry, and the Bisa forbid it. Marriages generally occur only within the Dasa and Bisa sub-groups. Each sub-group includes a number of clans, or gotras. Property is divided equally among sons only. The Taga may have been Brahmins at one time, but have lost their priestly status.

Ministry Obstacles
Most of the Taga living in India live in Uttar Pradesh, the "home of Hinduism". This state has not given a home to the Christian Gospel, however. Christians form only a tiny minority in this state.

Outreach Ideas
Please pray that indigenous evangelists and church planters working in Uttar Pradesh will be made aware of the Taga people. If the timing is right perhaps the Lord will send some of these workers to the Taga.

Pray for the followers of Christ
Please pray for those who will soon come to Christ from this people group, that they will be devoted to one another in brotherly love, honoring one another above themselves, not lacking in spiritual fervor, serving the Lord joyfully.

Pray for the entire people group
Please pray the Lord will open the eyes of the Taga so they will see Jesus (or Isa, as he is known in the Koran) as he truly is, the Son of God, deity.

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Global Prayer Digest: 2014-10-21
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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:205,000
Largest States:
Uttar Pradesh (199,000)Uttarakhand (6,300)
Total States on file:2
   
 
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  Peoples [3]
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People Name in Country: Taga (Muslim traditions)
People Name General: Taga (Muslim traditions)
Alternate People Names:
TongewalleTyagi
तागा (मुस्लिम ट्रेडिशन्स)
ROP3 Code: 113132
Joshua Project People ID: 17687
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 205,000
Population all Countries: 224,000
Least-Reached: Yes
   
 
Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples
People Cluster: Urdu Muslim
People Name General: Taga (Muslim traditions)
Ethnic Code: CNN25r
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
   
 
Language
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Primary Language: Urdu (200,000 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): urd    Ethnologue Listing
Secondary Languages:
Punjabi, Eastern (1,800)Garhwali (600)
Total Languages: 3
   
 
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: 1747-1894
New Testament:
1758-2000Audio
Complete Bible: 1843-2016
Possible Bible Sources: Forum of Bible Agencies
 World Bible Finder
 World Christian Resource Directory
 Gospel Go
 
 
Ministry Resources [7]
Audio RecordingsMegaVoice Audio Bible and Stories
Audio RecordingsAudio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio RecordingsOnline New Testament - Easy to Read (FCB ...
Audio RecordingsOnline New Testament - Pakistan Bible So ...
Audio RecordingsOnline Scripture (Talking Bibles)
Audio RecordingsOral Bible
Audio RecordingsStory of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project ...
Audio RecordingsUrdu Online Audio Bible
Film / VideoGod's Love Story
Film / VideoGod's Story Video
Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Urdu
Film / VideoMagdalena (Jesus Film Project)
Film / VideoMy Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime)
Film / VideoStory of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
Film / VideoThe Hope Video
Film / VideoThe Prophets' Story
Film / VideoThe Savior 6 - The Lord's Prayer
Film / VideoThe Savior 8 - Jesus is Risen
GeneralBible Visuals
GeneralFour Spiritual Laws
GeneralGod's Simple Plan
GeneralGot Questions Ministry
Mobile AppDownload Bible from Google Play Store
Text / Printed MatterBible
Text / Printed MatterBible: Revised Urdu Bible
Text / Printed MatterBible: UGV Devanagari
Text / Printed MatterBible: اردو جیو ورژن
Text / Printed MatterBibles, Bible League
Text / Printed MatterEasyBibles
Text / Printed MatterEasyBibles
Text / Printed MatterFather's Love Letter
Text / Printed MatterInternational Bible Society
Text / Printed MatterJesus Messiah comic book
Text / Printed MatterWorld Missionary Press Booklets
 
 
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