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Adibasi Janajati in Nepal

Adibasi Janajati

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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
1,300 Nepali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %   

Adibasi Janajati in Nepal

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Introduction / History
Adivasi refers to an indigenous people group or tribe, and Janajati refers to people outside of the Hindu caste hierarchy. This people group was in Nepal long before the Hindus and Muslims began to arrive. As time went on, caste Hindus arrived in what is now Nepal, and these people became the dominant people groups.

Where are they located?
The Adivasi Janajatis live primarily in the western part of Nepal.

What are their lives like?
In today's world, the Adivasi Janajatis are small in number and they have little political or social clout in Nepal. Most speak Nepali rather than their own language.

What are their beliefs?
Today the Adivasi Janajatis are officially Hindu, though they have their own version of this flexible religious system.

What are their needs?
The Adivasi Janajatis need the chance to have education so they can compete with those who later came to their land, Nepal.

Prayer Points
Pray for believers in Nepal to go as Christ's ambassadors to the Adivasi Janajati people.
Pray for believers to help them by training them in skills they need in today's world.
Pray for Adivasi Janajati believers to rise up and disciple their own people in the ways of Jesus Christ.


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Country: Nepal
Continent: Asia
Region: Asia, South
10/40 Window: Yes
Population in Country:1,300
Largest Provinces:
Mechi (500)Bagmati (300)
Kosi (200)Mahakali (100)
Narayani (70)Sagarmatha (60)
Lumbini (50)Bheri (30)
Gandaki (30)Janakpur (20)
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Ethnolinguistic Map:University of Texas or other map
Linguistic Map:Ethnologue language map
  Peoples [3]
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People Name in Country: Adibasi Janajati
People Name General: Adibasi Janajati
Alternate People Names:
Janajatiअदीबासी जनजाति
ROP3 Code: 115688
Joshua Project People ID: 20054
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 1,300
Population all Countries: 1,300
Least-Reached: Yes
Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples
People Cluster: South Asia Hindu - other
People Name General: Adibasi Janajati
Ethnic Code: CNN25
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
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Primary Language: Nepali (1,100 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): npi    Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 1
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Hinduism
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity0.00 %(Evangelical: 0.00 %)
Ethnic Religions0.00 % 
Hinduism99.47 % 
Islam0.00 % 
Non-Religious0.00 % 
Other / Small0.00 % 
Unknown0.53 % 
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 1   Less than 2% Evangelical. Some evangelical resources available, but no active church planting within past 2 years
Bible Translation Status
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Bible Portions: 1850-1961
New Testament:
Complete Bible: 1914-2012
Possible Bible Sources: Forum of Bible Agencies
 World Bible Finder
 World Christian Resource Directory
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Ministry Resources [7]
Audio RecordingsMegaVoice Audio Bible and Stories
Audio RecordingsAudio Bible teaching
Audio RecordingsOnline Audio Scripture
Audio RecordingsOnline New Testament
Audio RecordingsOnline New Testament
Audio RecordingsStory of Jesus audio
Film / VideoFollowing Jesus video
Film / VideoGod's Story video
Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Nepali
Film / VideoLUMO film of Gospels
Film / VideoMagdalena video
Film / VideoMy Last Day video, anime
Film / VideoNew Way (Naya Goreto)
Film / VideoStory of Jesus for Children
Film / VideoThe Hope Video
Film / VideoWorld Christian Videos
GeneralBible for Children
GeneralBiblical answers to your questions
GeneralGospel resources links
Mobile AppDownload audio Bible app as APK file
Text / Printed MatterBible: Comic Book Version
Text / Printed MatterBible: Nepali
Text / Printed MatterChildren and youth resources
Text / Printed MatterJesus Messiah comic book
Text / Printed MatterLiteracy primer for Nepali
Text / Printed MatterThe Ancient Path
Text / Printed MatterTools for faith conversations
Text / Printed MatterTopical Scripture booklets and Bible stu ...
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Adibasi Janajati in Nepal

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    South Asia Hindu - other     Asia, South    
      Adibasi Janajati Nepal    
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