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Devipujak Vaghri (Hindu traditions) in India

Devipujak Vaghri (Hindu traditions)

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664,000 Gujarati Hinduism 0.12 % Unknown   

Devipujak Vaghri (Hindu traditions) in India

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Introduction / History
The Vaghri of India in Delhi speak Gujarati and Hindi and read and write in Devanagari. They are not vegetarians and they eat wheat and rice.

The Vaghri in Delhi do adult marriages. They permit remarriage. Property goes to the sons on the death of the father and the oldest son becomes in charge of the home. There are marriage and birth rituals. The dead are cremated. They barter steel items and plastic buckets for old clothes which they mend and sell. Children work. The council has been replaced by a registered society that looks after them. They are Hindus by religion.

In Maharashtra, the Vaghri are allowed to divorce. They have caste councils to look after them. The education level among them is poor so the gospel will need to be given in oral form too.

Prayer Points
Pray that the leaders of the societies and councils that look after them will give their lives to Jesus Christ and lead others of the Vaghri to Him too.
Pray that gospel recordings will bring the Vaghri to salvation.

Singh, K. S., ed. "India's Communities A-Z", Oxford University Press, USA 1999

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Global Prayer Digest: 2008-10-20
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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:664,000
Largest States:
Gujarat (632,000)Maharashtra (16,000)
Madhya Pradesh (3,300)Tamil Nadu (2,300)
Rajasthan (900)Delhi (600)
West Bengal (500)Daman and Diu (500)
Karnataka (500)Telangana (400)
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People Name in Country: Devipujak Vaghri (Hindu traditions)
People Name General: Devipujak Vaghri (Hindu traditions)
Alternate People Names:
ROP3 Code: 119336
Joshua Project People ID: 18290
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 664,000
Population all Countries: 705,000
Least-Reached: Yes
Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples
People Cluster: South Asia Hindu - other
People Name General: Devipujak Vaghri (Hindu traditions)
Ethnic Code: CNN25
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
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Primary Language: Gujarati (478,000 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): guj    Ethnologue Listing
Secondary Languages:
Hindi (54,000)Kacchi (13,000)
Marathi (11,000)Konkani (1,800)
Saurashtra (500)Koli, Wadiyari (300)
Ahirani (200)Khandesi (200)
Kannada (20)Tamil (Unknown)
Total Languages: 11
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Hinduism
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.03 % 
Christianity0.12 %(Evangelical: Data not available)
Ethnic Religions0.00 % 
Hinduism99.82 % 
Islam0.01 % 
Non-Religious0.00 % 
Other / Small0.01 % 
Unknown0.01 % 
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: 1809-1965
New Testament:
Complete Bible: 1823-2021
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Film / VideoCreation to Christ
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Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Gujarati
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Film / VideoMagdalena video
Film / VideoStory of Jesus for Children
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Text / Printed MatterLiteracy primer for Gujarati
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