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Taga (Hindu traditions) in India

Taga (Hindu traditions)

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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
550,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %   

Taga (Hindu traditions) in India

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Summary
The Taga are also referred to as Tyagi (or Tyagi Brahmin), and Tyagi is a common surname. Some say they were Brahmin at one time, but became farmers and lost Brahmin status. They have been settled farmers for many years. The Taga have two subdivisions, Dasa and Bisa. The former allow widow remarriage while the latter prohibit it. If a Bisa allows and approves widow remarriage he at once falls into the Dasa subdivision. Ashes and bones are collected and disposed of on the third day after cremation. The gots (clans) regulate marriage alliances.

Ministry Obstacles
Spiritual darkness pervades those entrapped in Hinduism.

Outreach Ideas
Pray that Christian workers in the area won't overlook the Taga community. Pray they will no longer be a forgotten people.

Pray for the followers of Christ
There is no indication of any followers of Jesus today among the Hindu Taga. There may be a few secret believers. However, it's not too early to pray for those who will come to Christ in saving faith. They will need prayer support.

Pray for the entire people group
Pray for the Taga community to increasingly become aware of their need for forgiveness of sin, and that they will seek a Savior.

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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:550,000
Largest States:
Uttar Pradesh (391,000)Delhi (143,000)
Uttarakhand (12,000)Haryana (2,200)
Chandigarh (1,100)
Total States on file:6
   
 
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  Peoples [3]
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People Name in Country: Taga (Hindu traditions)
People Name General: Taga (Hindu traditions)
Alternate People Names:
TagahTyagi
Tyagi BrahmanTyagi Brahmin
तागा (हिंदू ट्रेडिशन्स)
ROP3 Code: 113717
Joshua Project People ID: 18202
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 550,000
Population all Countries: 550,000
Least-Reached: Yes
   
 
Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples
People Cluster: South Asia Hindu - Other
People Name General: Taga (Hindu traditions)
Ethnic Code: CNN25g
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Language
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Primary Language: Hindi (515,000 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): hin    Ethnologue Listing
Secondary Languages:
Punjabi, Eastern (23,000)Garhwali (1,200)
Haryanvi (1,100)Bagri (60)
Total Languages: 5
   
 
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
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: 1806-1962
New Testament:
1811-1998Audio
Complete Bible: 1818-2000
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 (GRN)
Audio RecordingsOnline New Testament (FCBH)
Audio RecordingsOnline Scripture (Talking Bibles)
Audio RecordingsStory of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project ...
Film / VideoA Beautiful Hope (EngSub)
Film / VideoCoconuts
Film / VideoCreation to Christ
Film / VideoFather's Love Letter
Film / VideoFollowing Jesus (India, JF Project)
Film / VideoGod's Story Video
Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Hindi
Film / VideoMagdalena (Jesus Film Project)
Film / VideoMy Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime)
Film / VideoRivka (Jesus Film Project)
Film / VideoStory of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
Film / VideoThe Hope Video
GeneralBible Visuals
GeneralFour Spiritual Laws
GeneralGod's Simple Plan
GeneralGot Questions Ministry
GeneralYeshu Samaj
Mobile AppDownload Bible from Google Play Store
Text / Printed MatterBible
Text / Printed MatterBible: Hindi Holy Bible
Text / Printed MatterBibles, Bible League
Text / Printed MatterChrist for the Nations
Text / Printed MatterEasyBibles
Text / Printed MatterEasyBibles
Text / Printed MatterHindi Bible
Text / Printed MatterInternational Bible Society
Text / Printed MatterJesus Messiah comic book
Text / Printed MatterOneHope resources for children and youth
Text / Printed MatterOnline Bible (Bibles India)
Text / Printed MatterWorld Missionary Press Booklets
 
 
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