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Kayastha Karan in Nepal



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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
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Kayastha Karan in Nepal

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

Where are they located?
Most of these people live in Bangladesh or India, but 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 in Nepal teachable and understanding hearts.
* Pray for a strong movement of the Holy Spirit will 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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Country: Nepal
Continent: Asia
Region: Asia, South
Persecution Rank:32 (Only top 50 ranked, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
10/40 Window: Yes
Population in Country:800
Largest Provinces:
Janakpur (300)Sagarmatha (300)
Narayani (200)
Total Provinces on file:3
   
 
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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: 800
Population all Countries: 718,000
Least-Reached: Yes
   
 
Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples
People Cluster: Bhojpur-Maithili
People Name General: Kayastha Karan
Ethnic Code: CNN25b
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
   
 
Language
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Primary Language: Maithili (800 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): mai    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 % 
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: Yes
New Testament:
2010Audio
Complete Bible: None Reported
Possible Bible Sources: Forum of Bible Agencies
 World Bible Finder
 World Christian Resource Directory
 Gospel Go
 
 
Ministry Resources [7]
Audio RecordingsMegaVoice Audio Bible and Stories
Audio RecordingsAudio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio RecordingsOnline New Testament (FCBH)
Audio RecordingsOral Bible stories in Maithili
Audio RecordingsStory of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project ...
Film / VideoGod's Story Video
Film / VideoGood News
Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Maithili
Film / VideoMy Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime)
Film / VideoStory of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
GeneralGot Questions Ministry
Text / Printed MatterBible: jivən səndesh
Text / Printed MatterJesus Messiah comic book
Text / Printed MatterOneHope resources for children and youth
Text / Printed MatterOnline Bible (Bibles India)
Text / Printed MatterOnline Bible text (Scripture Earth)
Text / Printed MatterWorld Missionary Press Booklets
 
 
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Kayastha Karan in Nepal

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