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Brahmin Gaud Saraswat in India

Brahmin Gaud Saraswat

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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
282,000 Konkani Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % No   

Brahmin Gaud Saraswat in India

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Introduction / History
The Gaud Saraswat Brahmin live in Goa, Maharashtra, Karnataka and Kerala. They speak Konkani and the languages of the Indian states they are living in. Originally they come from Goa and many migrated to the other states.

Hinduism is their religion. These people are well educated and many are wealthy. They work in finances, medical work and engineering for example and are successful in other parts of the world too. They have restaurants.

The Gaud Saraswat Brahmin are vegetarians but do eat fish. They are a friendly people. They have birth rituals and Hindu festivals.

Prayer Points
* Pray that Indian Christians will lead them to Jesus Christ.
* Pray that gospel materials and the internet will lead them to salvation.
* Pray that pride does not get in the way of them receiving Jesus Christ.

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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:282,000
Largest States:
Maharashtra (150,000)Karnataka (44,000)
Kerala (30,000)Tamil Nadu (20,000)
Gujarat (17,000)Goa (9,500)
Delhi (4,500)Andhra Pradesh (4,200)
Telangana (3,200)
Total States on file:9
   
 
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  Peoples [3]
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People Name in Country: Brahmin Gaud Saraswat
People Name General: Brahmin Gaud Saraswat
Alternate People Names:
BardeshkarBhalavalkar
Gowda Saraswath BrahmanGowda Saraswath Brahmin
KonkaniKonkani Brahman
Konkani Brahminब्रामिन, गौड़ सारस्वत
ROP3 Code: 115716
Joshua Project People ID: 19942
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 282,000
Population all Countries: 282,000
Least-Reached: Yes
   
 
Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples
People Cluster: Brahmin
People Name General: Brahmin Gaud Saraswat
Ethnic Code: CNN25j
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Language
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Primary Language: Konkani (84,000 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): knn    Ethnologue Listing
Secondary Languages:
Marathi (83,000)Hindi (24,000)
Gujarati (19,000)Malayalam (18,000)
Kannada (17,000)Tamil (15,000)
Konkani, Goan (15,000)Telugu (5,200)
Tulu (100)Kacchi (90)
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: 1970
New Testament:
1970-2004
Complete Bible: 1997
Possible Bible Sources: Forum of Bible Agencies
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Ministry Resources [7]
Audio RecordingsMegaVoice Audio Bible and Stories
Audio RecordingsAudio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio RecordingsStory of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project ...
Film / VideoGod's Story Video
Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Konkani
GeneralFour Spiritual Laws
GeneralGod's Simple Plan
GeneralGot Questions Ministry
Text / Printed MatterOneHope resources for children and youth
Text / Printed MatterWorld Missionary Press Booklets
 
 
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