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Brahmin Audich in India

Brahmin Audich

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

Brahmin Audich in India

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Introduction / History
The Audichaya Brahman are the largest Brahman people group in Gujarat in India. They speak Gujarati. Audich means a northerner. They are vegetarians who drink no alcohol.

Widows cannot marry again. Marriage is by discussion. Only husbands can do the divorcing. Women can get some of the property when the father dies. The oldest son becomes in charge of the home. There are birth, marriage and death rituals. The dead are cremated except for very young babies who are buried.

The Audichaya Brahman are priests and astrologers. They also work in agriculture and some do office work. There are caste councils who judge in disputes, help with marriage negotiating and also help poor children. They are Hindus and celebrate these festivals.

Prayer Points
Pray that the Audichaya Brahman caste councils will come to Jesus Christ and lead others among them to Him.
Pray that God will give them dreams and visions leading them to salvation.

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

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Brahmin of India profile for Children and Family Missions Activities
Global Prayer Digest: 2012-10-02
Global Prayer Digest: 2018-09-12
Global Prayer Digest: 2020-12-05
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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:
Gujarat (451,000)Rajasthan (48,000)
Madhya Pradesh (30,000)Maharashtra (8,200)
Tamil Nadu (3,000)Karnataka (1,200)
Daman and Diu (1,100)Jharkhand (700)
Delhi (700)West Bengal (600)
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People Name in Country: Brahmin Audich
People Name General: Brahmin Audich
Alternate People Names:
Astasahasram BrahmanAstasahasram Brahmin
Audichaya BrahmanAudichaya Brahmin
Smartha BrahmanSmartha Brahmin
ब्रामिन, औदिच
ROP3 Code: 115698
Joshua Project People ID: 19929
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 550,000
Population all Countries: 552,000
Least-Reached: Yes
Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples
People Cluster: South Asia Forward Caste - Brahmin
People Name General: Brahmin Audich
Ethnic Code: CNN25
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
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Primary Language: Gujarati (361,000 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): guj    Ethnologue Listing
Secondary Languages:
Hindi (81,000)Marwari (9,200)
Malvi (3,600)Wagdi (2,600)
Mewari (2,500)Marathi (1,900)
Saurashtra (1,300)Dhundari (500)
Telugu (100)Shekhawati (80)
Total Languages: 11
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: 1809-1965
New Testament:
Complete Bible: 1823-2021
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Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Gujarati
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Text / Printed MatterBible: Gujarati
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Text / Printed MatterLiteracy primer for Gujarati
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Brahmin Audich in India

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      Brahmin Audich India    
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