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Rajput Chauhan (Hindu traditions) in India

Rajput Chauhan (Hindu traditions)

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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
3,614,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %   

Rajput Chauhan (Hindu traditions) in India

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Introduction / History
The Chauhan Rajput of India have a powerful past like when Prithviraj Chauhan ruled in the 1100s. They ruled some parts of northern India. They are village watchmen and laborers.

Most of the Chauhan names come from the names of animals and plants such as Nag for snake and they worship the animal or plant after what it was called. If problems come about here they make objects from flour and worship them.

Brahmin priests do weddings and some other ceremonies. They help in death ceremonies too. Widows are allowed to marry again.

The Chauhans are mostly Hindus. They worship the goddess Durga and fast for her in March and September. The dead are usually cremated while children are buried. They then mourn for a period of time.

With the Chauhan regards marriage, when a bride leaves the house of her father, she and other relatives cry loudly. They offer goats for sacrifice when they make a vow to their goddess Durga. They do not eat pork or beef. The Chauhan have a low social position as village watchmen are not well thought of.

Prayer Points
Pray that God gives the Chauhan Rajputs dreams and visions leading them to
Jesus Christ as is happening with many Hindus.
Pray that they do not worship creation and idols but come to worship God who is the Creator.


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The Rajputs
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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:3,614,000
Largest States:
Uttar Pradesh (1,262,000)Rajasthan (414,000)
Bihar (396,000)Madhya Pradesh (311,000)
Haryana (309,000)Delhi (234,000)
Uttarakhand (178,000)Gujarat (121,000)
Maharashtra (68,000)West Bengal (66,000)
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People Name in Country: Rajput Chauhan (Hindu traditions)
People Name General: Rajput Chauhan (Hindu traditions)
Alternate People Names:
राजपूत, चौहान (हिंदू ट्रेडिशन्स)
ROP3 Code: 116170
Joshua Project People ID: 20386
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 3,614,000
Population all Countries: 3,628,000
Least-Reached: Yes
Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples
People Cluster: South Asia Forward Caste - Rajput
People Name General: Rajput Chauhan (Hindu traditions)
Ethnic Code: CNN25
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Primary Language: Hindi (2,197,000 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): hin    Ethnologue Listing
Secondary Languages:
Marwari (152,000)Bhojpuri (121,000)
Gujarati (84,000)Garhwali (76,000)
Kanauji (58,000)Awadhi (56,000)
Dhundari (49,000)Punjabi, Eastern (35,000)
Haryanvi (26,000)Marathi (23,000)
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
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Rajput Chauhan (Hindu traditions) in India

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