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Darzi Namdev (Hindu traditions) in India

Darzi Namdev (Hindu traditions)

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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
139,000 Marathi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %   

Darzi Namdev (Hindu traditions) in India

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Introduction / History
The Namdev Maratha migrated from Maharashtra to Tamil Nadu. They speak Marathi and Tamil and read and write in Tamil. They are not vegetarians and eat rice as a cereal.

The Namdev Maratha have cousin marriages among them. Marriage is by negotiating. They are monogamous. The bereaved can marry again. On the death of the father, sons inherit the property with the oldest son becoming in charge of the home. They have birth and marriage rituals. The dead are cremated or buried.

The Namdev Maratha are tailors and dyers, some are laborers. They have a caste association to look after them. Hinduism is their religion. They believe in education and use modern medicine and other benefits from the government too.

Prayer Points
Pray that leaders of the caste association come to Jesus Christ and lead others to Him.
Pray that gospel materials will lead them to salvation.

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

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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:139,000
Largest States:
Maharashtra (46,000)Gujarat (32,000)
Andhra Pradesh (21,000)Karnataka (12,000)
Uttar Pradesh (8,900)Madhya Pradesh (8,100)
Telangana (7,900)Odisha (1,400)
Chhattisgarh (600)
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People Name in Country: Darzi Namdev (Hindu traditions)
People Name General: Darzi Namdev (Hindu traditions)
Alternate People Names:
Bhavsar KshatriyaMerais
MiraiNamdeo Shimpi
NamdevNamdev Mahratta
Sai SutarSais
ROP3 Code: 117953
Joshua Project People ID: 21130
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 139,000
Population all Countries: 140,000
Least-Reached: Yes
Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples
People Cluster: South Asia Hindu - other
People Name General: Darzi Namdev (Hindu traditions)
Ethnic Code: CNN25
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
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Primary Language: Marathi (30,000 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): mar    Ethnologue Listing
Secondary Languages:
Telugu (26,000)Gujarati (25,000)
Hindi (22,000)Kannada (9,300)
Konkani (2,200)Khandesi (1,800)
Odia (1,200)Ahirani (1,100)
Bundeli (300)Chhattisgarhi (300)
Note: Only 10 largest secondary languages listed
Total Languages: 14
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Hinduism
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.19 % 
Christianity0.00 %(Evangelical: 0.00 %)
Ethnic Religions0.00 % 
Hinduism99.81 % 
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: 1807-1957
New Testament:
Complete Bible: 1821-2022
Possible Bible Sources: Forum of Bible Agencies
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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 RecordingsOnline New Testament
Audio RecordingsOnline Scripture / Bible
Audio RecordingsOral Bible stories
Audio RecordingsStory of Jesus audio
Film / VideoFollowing Jesus video
Film / VideoGod's Story video
Film / Video / Animation
Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Marathi
Film / VideoLUMO film of Gospels
Film / VideoMagdalena video
Film / VideoMy Last Day video, anime
Film / VideoStory of Jesus for Children
Film / VideoWorld Christian Videos
GeneralBible for Children
GeneralBiblical answers to your questions
GeneralFour Spiritual Laws
GeneralGospel resources links
GeneralGospel website in this language
GeneralZume Resources
GeneralZume Training
Mobile AppDownload audio Bible app as APK file
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Text / Printed MatterBible: Marathi
Text / Printed MatterChildren and youth resources
Text / Printed MatterJesus Messiah comic book
Text / Printed MatterLiteracy primer for Marathi
Text / Printed MatterLove letter to you from scripture
Text / Printed MatterOnline New Testament (Bibles India)
Text / Printed MatterThe Ancient Path
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