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Palluvan in India



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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
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Palluvan in India

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Introduction / History
This is a Scheduled Caste, meaning that they have low status in the Hindu world. Their name comes from pullu, referring to a bird of omen.

Where are they located?
The Palluvan people live in Kerala, a state in southern India.

What are their lives like?
Most of their art forms have been described as "ritualistic." There are many subgroups of the Palluvan people.

What are their beliefs?
The Palluvan people worship ghosts and a snake deity. One of their subgroups is noted for singing "snake songs" in worship of this deity. They are also noted for practicing magic.

What are their needs?
Palluvan people need to be freed from bondage to ghosts, snake gods and magic so they can join the family of the King of kings.

Prayer Points
* Pray for the Holy Spirit to give the Palluvan people teachable and understanding hearts.
* Pray that a strong movement of the Holy Spirit will bring entire Palluvan families into a rich experience of God's blessing.
* Pray for Palluvan families to be drawn by the Holy Spirit to seek forgiveness, and to understand the adequacy of Christ's work on the cross.
* Pray for teams of believers to do sustained, focused prayer for the Lord to open the hearts of Palluvan family leaders to experience God's blessing through a movement of family-based discovery Bible studies.

References
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pulluvan
https://www.casemine.com/judgement/in/56b49644607dba348f017901
https://www.matchfinder.in/matrimonial/palluvan-marriage-bureau-brokers

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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:6,700
Largest States:
Kerala (5,900)Karnataka (600)
Tamil Nadu (200)Puducherry (30)
   
 
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  Peoples [3]
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People Name in Country: Palluvan
People Name General: Palluvan
Alternate People Names:
GounderKavalar
KavalianPooluba Kaniyala
Pooluva GounderPooluva Kounder
Pooluvan MaviliyarPulavar
PullavanPulluvan
Puluva GounderPuluva Vellalar
PuluvanPuluvar
Puluvar KavalianPuluvar Kounda
ROP3 Code: 113293
Joshua Project People ID: 17820
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 6,700
Population all Countries: 6,700
Least-Reached: Yes
   
 
Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples
People Cluster: South Asia Dalit - other
People Name General: Palluvan
Ethnic Code: CNN25
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
   
 
Language
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Primary Language: Malayalam (6,100 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): mal    Ethnologue Listing
Secondary Languages:
Tamil (500)Kannada (60)
Total Languages: 3
   
 
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Hinduism
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity0.00 %(Evangelical: 0.00 %)
Ethnic Religions0.00 % 
Hinduism100.00 % 
Islam0.00 % 
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: 1811-1968
New Testament:
1829-1995Audio
Complete Bible: 1841-2016
Possible Bible Sources: Forum of Bible Agencies
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Ministry Resources [7]
Audio RecordingsMegaVoice Audio Bible and Stories
Audio RecordingsAudio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio RecordingsFather's Love Letter
Audio RecordingsOnline New Testament (FCBH)
Audio RecordingsOnline Scripture (Talking Bibles)
Audio RecordingsOral Bible
Audio RecordingsStory of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project ...
Film / VideoFollowing Jesus (India, JF Project)
Film / VideoGod's Story Video
Film / VideoIndigitube.tv Video / Animation
Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Malayalam
Film / VideoLUMO film of Gospels
Film / VideoMagdalena (Jesus Film Project)
Film / VideoMy Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime)
Film / VideoStory of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
GeneralFour Spiritual Laws
GeneralGospel website in this language
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GeneralGot Questions Ministry
Mobile AppDownload audio Bible app as APK file fro ...
Mobile AppDownload audio Bible app from Google Pla ...
Mobile AppDownload Bible from Google Play Store
Mobile AppDownload Bible from Google Play Store
Text / Printed MatterBible Gateway Scripture
Text / Printed MatterBible: മലയാളം - Malayalam
Text / Printed MatterOneHope resources for children and youth
Text / Printed MatterOnline Bible text (Scripture Earth)
Text / Printed MatterOnline New Testament (Bibles India)
Text / Printed MatterWorld Missionary Press Booklets
 
 
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Palluvan in India

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