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Lodha Jariya in India

Lodha Jariya

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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
1,791,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %   

Lodha Jariya in India

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Introduction / History
Lodha people in Uttar Pradesh are considered an independent caste among poor farmers. They are good at growing crops, quiet and hardworking. They have lived in the Awadh region since ancient times. The Jariya are one of their subgroups.

What are their lives like?
Lodha Jariya people are traditionally farm workers, growing crops wheat, and lentils. Economically speaking, their main resource is the land. Lodha Jariya boys and girls both get an education; however, they don't encourage women to further their studies. Their diet is traditionally vegetarian which reflects both their Hindu background and agrarian lifestyle. However as Hindu nominalism creeps in they are more likely to include meat in their diet.

What are their beliefs?
Lodha Jariya people practice Hinduism, the ancient religion of India. Hinduism is a catch-all phrase for the local religions of South Asia, so it is very diverse. At the popular level, Hindus worship and serve the gods of the Hindu pantheon. They visit Hindu temples and offer prayers, food, flowers, and incense to their gods hoping to gain protection and benefits. They do not have a personal or familial relationship with their gods like Christians or Jews. There are other Hindus who are much more philosophical, especially among Brahmins.

What are their needs?
Their most urgent need is to understand that Almighty God loves them and has provided payment for their sins. It is unclear whether there are any Christian believers among Lodha Jariya people. Their deep roots in Hinduism make evangelism difficult. There is no known active Christian witness to Lodha Jariya people in India. They are geographically and linguistically linked to many nearby peoples.

Prayer Points
Pray that the Holy Spirit will be working in many Lodha Jariya and cause them to seek out the truth. Pray that these people for whom Christ laid down his life will humble themselves and come to trust in him as little children. Pray for a movement among this people group that will result in many church plants reproducing themselves. Pray for Holy Spirit anointed workers to go to them this decade.

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Country: India
Continent: Asia
Region: Asia, South
Persecution Rank:11 (Only top 50 ranked, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
10/40 Window: Yes
Population in Country:1,791,000
Largest States:
Uttar Pradesh (1,368,000)Madhya Pradesh (304,000)
Chhattisgarh (88,000)Uttarakhand (7,500)
Rajasthan (5,200)Delhi (4,600)
Haryana (200)
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  Peoples [3]
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People Name in Country: Lodha Jariya
People Name General: Lodha Jariya
ROP3 Code: 118555
Joshua Project People ID: 21768
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 1,791,000
Population all Countries: 1,791,000
Least-Reached: Yes
Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples
People Cluster: South Asia Hindu - other
People Name General: Lodha Jariya
Ethnic Code: CNN25
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
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Primary Language: Hindi (1,142,000 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): hin    Ethnologue Listing
Secondary Languages:
Awadhi (164,000)Kanauji (87,000)
Chhattisgarhi (49,000)Bhojpuri (32,000)
Bundeli (26,000)Malvi (3,400)
Garhwali (1,600)Kumaoni (1,500)
Mewari (1,200)Bagheli (800)
Note: Only 10 largest secondary languages listed
Total Languages: 17
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
Possible Bible Sources: Forum of Bible Agencies
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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 Hindi
Film / VideoLove letter to you from scripture
Film / VideoLUMO film of Gospels
Film / VideoMagdalena video
Film / VideoMy Last Day video, anime
Film / VideoRivka video
Film / VideoStory of Jesus for Children
Film / VideoThe Hope Video
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Text / Printed MatterBible: Comic Book Version
Text / Printed MatterBible: Hindi
Text / Printed MatterChildren and youth resources
Text / Printed MatterChrist for the Nations
Text / Printed MatterHindi Bible
Text / Printed MatterJesus Messiah comic book
Text / Printed MatterLiteracy primer for Hindi
Text / Printed MatterOnline New Testament (Bibles India)
Text / Printed MatterThe Ancient Path
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Lodha Jariya in India

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      Lodha Jariya India    
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