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Sindhi (Muslim traditions) in Bangladesh

Sindhi (Muslim traditions)

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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
3,800 Sindhi Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %   

Sindhi (Muslim traditions) in Bangladesh

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Introduction / History
In the eighth century, Sindhis became part of an Islamic Empire, enabling Arabs to enter India. Sindhi people have Persian links that have influenced them. They have their roots in Pakistan's Sindh Province.

Where are they located?
Pakistan has an important province named Sindh, which is where this people group originated. From there they have migrated to other parts of South Asia, specifically India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh.

What are their lives like?
Sindhi people in Bangladesh breed animals such as buffaloes and cattle. Many are farmers. Some have gone to other parts of South Asia looking for work, which might explain why some are in Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and India as well as their original home, Pakistan. Muslim Sindhi people do not allow their people to marry outside their community.

What are their beliefs?
They are Sunni Muslims who have also been influenced by Sufism. There are Sufi shrines in Sindhi communities.

What are their needs?
They need open hearts to hear God's answers to their spiritual problems.

Prayer Points
* Pray for gospel workers to catch a vision for reaching the Muslim Sindhi people for Jesus and that in God's sovereign timing the hearts of the Sindhi people would be open and ready to follow him.
* Pray for Jesus movements to bless extended Muslim Sindhi families so the gospel will spread rapidly among this people group.
* Pray for the spiritual lives of the Muslim Sindhi people to become fruitful as they follow Christ.
* Pray for the lives and culture of the Sindhi people to evidence the rule and reign of the Kingdom of God as they open to the gospel, and for the beauty of Jesus to be seen in them.

References
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sindhi_diaspora
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/sandhai muslims
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sindhi_people
https://www.firstpost.com/world/why-india-doesnt-want-sindhis-fleeing-pakistan-694611.html

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Country: Bangladesh
Continent: Asia
Region: Asia, South
Persecution Rank:48 (Only top 50 ranked, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
10/40 Window: Yes
Population in Country:3,800
Largest Provinces:
Dhaka (1,300)Chittagong (600)
Rangpur (600)Rajshahi (400)
Khulna (400)Sylhet (400)
Barisal (90)
Total Provinces on file:7
   
 
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Linguistic Map:Ethnologue language map
 
  Peoples [3]
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People Name in Country: Sindhi (Muslim traditions)
People Name General: Sindhi (Muslim traditions)
Alternate People Names:
BhatiaKachchi
Sindhiसिंधी (मुस्लिम ट्रेडिशन्स)
ROP3 Code: 113647
Joshua Project People ID: 18140
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 3,800
Population all Countries: 315,000
Least-Reached: Yes
   
 
Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples
People Cluster: Sindhi
People Name General: Sindhi (Muslim traditions)
Ethnic Code: CNN25p
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
   
 
Language
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Primary Language: Sindhi (3,800 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): snd    Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 1
   
 
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
 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 (FCBH)
Audio RecordingsOral Bible
Audio RecordingsStory of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project ...
Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Sindhi
Film / VideoMagdalena (Jesus Film Project)
Film / VideoThe Hope Video
Film / VideoThe Prophets' Story
GeneralGot Questions Ministry
Text / Printed MatterBible: Common Language New Testament
Text / Printed MatterOnline Bible (Bibles India)
Text / Printed MatterWorld Missionary Press Booklets
 
 
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Sindhi (Muslim traditions) in Bangladesh

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