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Kayastha Karan in Bangladesh

Kayastha Karan

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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
256,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.05 % Unknown   

Kayastha Karan in Bangladesh

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Introduction / History
The word Karan comes from the word meaning scribe which was their traditional work.

Where are they located?
This people group lives not only in Bangladesh but also in India. A small number live in Nepal.

What are their lives like?
The Kayastha Karan allow divorce and remarriage, but divorce is not allowed unless the wife cannot have children. Widowers can marry again. They are landowners who work mainly in agriculture. Many are educated, so they have opportunities to work in government and private service. Some are self-employed.

What are their beliefs?
Hinduism is their religion.

What are their needs?
The Kayastha Karan people need the opportunity to be blessed by the Son of God who takes away the sins of the world.

Prayer Points
Pray for the Holy Spirit to give the Kayastha Karan people teachable and understanding hearts.
Pray for a strong movement of the Holy Spirit to bring entire Kayastha Karan
families into a rich experience of God's blessing.
Pray for Kayastha Karan families to be drawn by the Holy Spirit to seek forgiveness, and to understand the adequacy of Christ's work on the cross.
Pray for a movement of Kayastha Karan households to study the Bible and accept the blessings of Christ.
Pray for the Kayastha Karan people to understand and embrace that Jesus wants to bless their families and neighborhoods.

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https://joshuaproject.net/people_groups/21156/IN

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Country: Bangladesh
Continent: Asia
Region: Asia, South
Persecution Rank:30 (Only top 50 ranked, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
10/40 Window: Yes
Population in Country:256,000
Largest Provinces:
Chittagong (87,000)Dhaka (61,000)
Khulna (39,000)Sylhet (32,000)
Barisal (13,000)Rangpur (10,000)
Rajshahi (8,100)
   
 
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  Peoples [3]
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People Name in Country: Kayastha Karan
People Name General: Kayastha Karan
Alternate People Names:
KactKaith
KaranKaren
KayashthaKayasth
Kayathlala
कायस्ता
ROP3 Code: 117979
Joshua Project People ID: 21156
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 256,000
Population all Countries: 889,000
Least-Reached: Yes
   
 
Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples
People Cluster: South Asia Hindu - Kayastha
People Name General: Kayastha Karan
Ethnic Code: CNN25
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Language
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Primary Language: Bengali (190,000 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): ben    Ethnologue Listing
Secondary Languages:
Chittagonian (40,000)Sylheti (28,000)
Bishnupuriya (1,000)Kok Borok (400)
Total Languages: 5
   
 
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Hinduism
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity0.05 %(Evangelical: Data not available)
Ethnic Religions0.00 % 
Hinduism99.95 % 
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: 1800-1980
New Testament:
1801-1984Audio
Complete Bible: 1809-2022
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 RecordingsOral Bible stories
Audio RecordingsStory of Jesus audio
Film / VideoFollowing Jesus video
Film / VideoGod's Love Story
Film / VideoGod's Story video
Film / VideoIndigitube.tv Video / Animation
Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Bengali
Film / VideoLUMO film of Gospels
Film / VideoMagdalena video
Film / VideoMy Last Day video, anime
Film / VideoRivka video
Film / VideoStory of Jesus for Children
Film / VideoWorld Christian Videos
GeneralBible for Children
GeneralBiblical answers to your questions
GeneralFour Spiritual Laws
GeneralGospel resources links
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GeneralZume Resources
GeneralZume Training
Mobile AppDownload audio Bible app as APK file
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Text / Printed MatterBible: Bengali
Text / Printed MatterBible: Bengali
Text / Printed MatterBible: Bengali
Text / Printed MatterBible: Comic Book Version
Text / Printed MatterChildren and youth resources
Text / Printed MatterChrist for the Nations
Text / Printed MatterJesus Messiah comic book
Text / Printed MatterLiteracy primer for Bengali
Text / Printed MatterOnline New Testament (Bibles India)
Text / Printed MatterThe Ancient Path
Text / Printed MatterTools for faith conversations
Text / Printed MatterTopical Scripture booklets and Bible stu ...
 
 
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Kayastha Karan in Bangladesh

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