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Thathera (Hindu traditions) in India

Thathera (Hindu traditions)

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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
323,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %   

Thathera (Hindu traditions) in India

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Introduction / History
Thathera people say that they are descended from the Haihay kings which was a very old Hindu dynasty. They moved from Rajasthan in the 1800s and came to live in Rewari, located in the small north Indian state of Haryana. The Thatheras are Rajputs who are divided into 47 clans.

Where are they located?
Thathera people live in northern India in states of Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and Bihar.

What are their lives like?
The Thatheras earn a living in metal work and selling and repairing of household utensils. Many are cultivators of land. In Bihar, many are jewelers.

They have a caste council to settle problems to do with such things as divorce and property.

Thathera people speak primarily Hindi. Many Bible resources have been produced in Hindi.

What are their beliefs?
Thathera people are Hindus and worship many gods. They celebrate most Hindu festivals.

What are their needs?
The greatest need of Thathera people is to know the almighty God who created them. They need to know that there is no God beside Him.

Prayer Points
* Please pray that Christ's ambassadors will go to Thathera people in friendship and love and earn the privilege to give the gospel message.
* Pray that there will be a strong movement to Christ among this people group that will result in many being discipled so that they can lead victorious lives.
* Pray that the Holy Spirit will draw them to live without fear, and that they can worship the Lord without concern about what others think.


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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:323,000
Largest States:
Bihar (93,000)Haryana (87,000)
Uttar Pradesh (72,000)Odisha (23,000)
Madhya Pradesh (16,000)Jharkhand (11,000)
West Bengal (8,500)Chhattisgarh (6,900)
Jammu and Kashmir (1,000)Himachal Pradesh (700)
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  Peoples [3]
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People Name in Country: Thathera (Hindu traditions)
People Name General: Thathera (Hindu traditions)
Alternate People Names:
Dokhra KamarKansar
ROP3 Code: 113772
Joshua Project People ID: 18241
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 323,000
Population all Countries: 324,000
Least-Reached: Yes
Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples
People Cluster: South Asia Hindu - other
People Name General: Thathera (Hindu traditions)
Ethnic Code: CNN25
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
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Primary Language: Hindi (198,000 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): hin    Ethnologue Listing
Secondary Languages:
Bhojpuri (35,000)Odia (22,000)
Haryanvi (15,000)Maithili (14,000)
Magahi (11,000)Bengali (10,000)
Chhattisgarhi (5,400)Punjabi, Eastern (4,900)
Awadhi (3,600)Angika (1,800)
Note: Only 10 largest secondary languages listed
Total Languages: 22
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 3   Less than 2% Evangelical. Widespread church planting within past 2 years
Bible Translation Status
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Bible Portions: 1806-1962
New Testament:
Complete Bible: 1835-2012
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 RecordingsDAVAR Partners recording, Old Testament
Audio RecordingsOnline New Testament (FCBH)
Audio RecordingsOnline Scripture (Talking Bibles)
Audio RecordingsOral Bible stories in Hindi
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 / Video / Animation
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
GeneralFour Spiritual Laws
GeneralGospel website in this language
GeneralGot Questions Ministry
GeneralYeshu Samaj
Mobile AppDownload Audio Bible app as APK File fro ...
Mobile AppDownload Audio Bible app from Google Pla ...
Mobile AppDownload Bible from Google Play Store
Text / Printed MatterBible: Comic Book Version (SuperBible)
Text / Printed MatterBible: Hindi Holy Bible
Text / Printed MatterChrist for the Nations
Text / Printed MatterHindi Bible
Text / Printed MatterJesus Messiah comic book
Text / Printed MatterOneHope resources for children and youth
Text / Printed MatterOnline Bible text (Scripture Earth)
Text / Printed MatterOnline New Testament (Bibles India)
Text / Printed MatterThe Ancient Path (Hindi)
Text / Printed MatterWorld Missionary Press Booklets
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