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Brahmin Kanaujia in India

Brahmin Kanaujia

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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
5,102,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %   

Brahmin Kanaujia in India

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Introduction / History
The Kanyakubja Brahmin in India are also called also Kanaujia Brahmin and their name comes from the town of Kanauj. They are mostly vegetarian and they like wheat and rice. Their religion is Hinduism.

In Uttar Pradesh they speak Awadhl and read and write in Devanagari. In marriage they are strictly monogamous. Divorce is not allowed but widowers can marry again. The sons inherit the property while the oldest son is in charge of the home on the death of the father. There are marriage rituals and the dead are cremated. There is a death pollution period. They work in cultivation and other paid work. Higher education is desired for their children and they do family planning.

In Bihar they can be called Babaji. Bhojpuri and Hindi are spoken by them and they read and write in Devanagari. On inheritance, property is shared equally among sons and daughters with the oldest son becoming in charge of the home. In the villages they are priests or work in agriculture. They read and write well.

In Delhi the Kanaujia speak Hindi and read and write in Devanagari. Some have small businesses. They are well educated.

In Madhya Pradesh, they live in Jabalpur and other regions. They speak Hindi and read and write in Devangari. They work mainly in agriculture and some are priests.

Prayer Points
Pray that God will give dreams and visions leading them to Jesus Christ.
Pray that gospel materials will bring them to Salvation also.

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

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Global Prayer Digest: 2012-10-03
Global Prayer Digest: 2020-04-04
Global Prayer Digest: 2020-09-06
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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:5,102,000
Largest States:
Uttar Pradesh (2,852,000)Bihar (608,000)
West Bengal (437,000)Madhya Pradesh (273,000)
Maharashtra (223,000)Rajasthan (94,000)
Jharkhand (84,000)Karnataka (77,000)
Uttarakhand (70,000)Gujarat (64,000)
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People Name in Country: Brahmin Kanaujia
People Name General: Brahmin Kanaujia
Alternate People Names:
Brahman TeraiBrahmin Terai
Satakulaब्रह्मन, कनौजिअ
ROP3 Code: 115727
Joshua Project People ID: 19951
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 5,102,000
Population all Countries: 5,115,000
Least-Reached: Yes
Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples
People Cluster: South Asia Forward Caste - Brahmin
People Name General: Brahmin Kanaujia
Ethnic Code: CNN25
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
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Primary Language: Hindi (2,747,000 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): hin    Ethnologue Listing
Secondary Languages:
Kanauji (443,000)Awadhi (289,000)
Bengali (206,000)Bhojpuri (136,000)
Marathi (121,000)Gujarati (58,000)
Maithili (52,000)Odia (32,000)
Dhundari (30,000)Bundeli (27,000)
Note: Only 10 largest secondary languages listed
Total Languages: 41
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: 1806-1962
New Testament:
Complete Bible: 1835-2019
Possible Bible Sources: Forum of Bible Agencies
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Audio RecordingsMegaVoice Audio Bible and Stories
Audio RecordingsAudio Bible teaching
Audio RecordingsDAVAR Partners recording, Old Testament
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Audio RecordingsOral Bible stories
Audio RecordingsStory of Jesus audio
Film / VideoA Beautiful Hope (EngSub)
Film / VideoCoconuts
Film / VideoCreation to Christ
Film / VideoFollowing Jesus video
Film / VideoGod's Story video
Film / Video / Animation
Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Hindi
Film / VideoLove letter to you from scripture
Film / VideoLUMO film of Gospels
Film / VideoMagdalena video
Film / VideoMy Last Day video, anime
Film / VideoRivka video
Film / VideoStory of Jesus for Children
Film / VideoThe Hope Video
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Text / Printed MatterBible: Comic Book Version
Text / Printed MatterBible: Hindi
Text / Printed MatterChildren and youth resources
Text / Printed MatterChrist for the Nations
Text / Printed MatterHindi Bible
Text / Printed MatterJesus Messiah comic book
Text / Printed MatterLiteracy primer for Hindi
Text / Printed MatterOnline New Testament (Bibles India)
Text / Printed MatterThe Ancient Path
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