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Viswakarma Asari in India

Viswakarma Asari

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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
696,000 Malayalam Hinduism 0.03 % Unknown   

Viswakarma Asari in India

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Introduction / History
The Viswakarma in Tamil Nadu speak, read and write in Tamil. They are vegetarians and they eat rice. Hinduism is their religion. They practice marriage between cousins. Widowers can marry again. They have a caste council to look after them. Boys study to college level. Metal cutting and jewelry making are their main occupations. They use family planning and modern medicines.

In Pondicherry, the Viswakarma arrange marriages by discussion. There are birth and marriage rituals. Divorce and marrying again for the bereaved are allowed. Monogamy is the way for them. The dead are buried. Sons inherit the property on the death of the father with the oldest becoming in charge of the home. They are not vegetarians. They speak read and write in Tamil and Telugu.

In Karnataka they speak, read and write in Kannada. Girls study to secondary level while boys study further. They are vegetarians in that location. The women are usually sterilized. Two children for them tends to be the custom.

In Kerala, the Viswakarma speak, read and write in Tamil and Malayalam.

Prayer Points
* Pray that the leaders of the Viswakarma caste councils will give their lives 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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Global Prayer Digest: 2020-01-28
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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:696,000
Largest States:
Kerala (371,000)Tamil Nadu (281,000)
Karnataka (30,000)Puducherry (4,100)
Maharashtra (3,600)Andhra Pradesh (3,200)
Delhi (1,100)Telangana (900)
Gujarat (300)Chhattisgarh (200)
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People Name in Country: Viswakarma Asari
People Name General: Viswakarma Asari
Alternate People Names:
विस्वाकर्मा असरी
ROP3 Code: 118108
Joshua Project People ID: 21285
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 696,000
Population all Countries: 696,000
Least-Reached: Yes
Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples
People Cluster: South Asia Hindu - Viswakarma
People Name General: Viswakarma Asari
Ethnic Code: CNN25
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Primary Language: Malayalam (377,000 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): mal    Ethnologue Listing
Secondary Languages:
Tamil (303,000)Tulu (9,400)
Kannada (6,400)Konkani (1,300)
Telugu (900)Konkani, Goan (50)
Total Languages: 7
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Hinduism
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity0.03 %(Evangelical: Data not available)
Ethnic Religions0.00 % 
Hinduism99.97 % 
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: 1811-1968
New Testament:
Complete Bible: 1841-2016
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Film / VideoFollowing Jesus (India, JF Project)
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Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Malayalam
Film / VideoMagdalena (Jesus Film Project)
Film / VideoMy Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime)
Film / VideoStory of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
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Viswakarma Asari in India

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      Viswakarma Asari India    
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