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Nepali, general in Canada

Nepali, general

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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
8,100 Nepali Hinduism 4.00 % 2.00 %   

Nepali, general in Canada

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Introduction / History
Nepalis are not defined by language, but by their citizenship and their allegiance to the nation state of Nepal. Though they have a trade language that has various names, you can't take one language and call it Nepali per se.

The original "Nepalis" came hundreds of years ago from India, Tibet, and Central Asia.

In prehistoric days a Hindu sage by the name of Ne established himself in the Kathmandu Valley, which has always been the center of Nepali civilization. He meditated and taught there. He was also the protector, or "pali" of this land. Thus, the term, Ne-pali began. This land is high in the Himalayan Mountains, north of India. They share the Hindu religion with their Indian neighbors.

Where are they located?
Nepali immigrants to Canada are mostly found in the province of Ontario, and the city of Toronto.

What are their lives like?
Most Nepalis came to Canada for better economic opportunities and professional fulfilment. They hold all kinds of professional positions in business, banking, forestry, and medicine. Many Nepalis in Canada are students. There is a small number of them who came through the Gurkha Welfare Appeal (Canada) to join Canada's military forces.

What are their beliefs?
Nepalis are defined by their religion, Hinduism. Though there are many Tibetan Buddhist peoples in Nepal, these people are from other people groups. Nepali Hindus have the same caste system as Hindu Indian society.

Hinduism is a diverse religion which can involve devotion to one or two gods, or to many. The Vedas are the closest thing to sacred literature in Hinduism.

What are their needs?
Nepali Hindus need hearts that are open to having their spiritual needs fulfilled by none other than Jesus Christ, the only savior.

Prayer Points
* Pray for Canadian and Nepali believers to reach out to these people who need a relationship with the only savior.
* Pray that God will open their hearts to Christian materials found on the Internet.
* Pray for a disciple making movement among Nepalis in North America.

References
https://joshuaproject.net/people_groups/13317/CA
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nepalese_Canadians
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nepalis
https://www.reference.com/world-view/large-nepalese-community-canada-320ae20f3f2f59aa
http://www.nccs.ca/
http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xodhkh_canada-life-of-nepalese-people-nrntv-com_shortfilms

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Country: Canada
Continent: North America
Region: America, North and Caribbean
10/40 Window: No
   
 
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  Peoples [3]
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People Name in Country: Nepali, general
People Name General: Nepalese
Alternate People Names:
Eastern PahariGurkha
GurkhaliGurung
Nepalese, EasternPaharia
नेपलीज़
ROP3 Code: 107204
Joshua Project People ID: 13317
Indigenous: No
Population in Country: 8,100
Population all Countries: 708,000
Least-Reached: Yes
   
 
Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples
People Cluster: South Asia Hindu - Other
People Name General: Nepalese
Ethnic Code: CNN25k
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
   
 
Language
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Primary Language: Nepali (8,100 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): npi    Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 1
   
 
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Hinduism
Major Religions:
Buddhism10.00 % 
Christianity4.00 %(Evangelical: 2.00 %)
Ethnic Religions0.00 % 
Hinduism86.00 % 
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
GSEC Status:Level 1   Less than 2% Evangelical. Some evangelical resources available, but no active church planting within past 2 years
 
 
Bible Translation Status
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Bible Portions: 1850-1961
New Testament:
1821-2010Audio
Complete Bible: 1914-2004
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 RecordingsOnline Scripture (Talking Bibles)
Audio RecordingsStory of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project ...
Film / VideoFollowing Jesus (India, JF Project)
Film / VideoGod's Story Video
Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Nepali
Film / VideoMagdalena (Jesus Film Project)
Film / VideoMy Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime)
Film / VideoNew Way (Naya Goreto)
Film / VideoStory of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
Film / VideoThe Hope Video
Film / VideoUntil We Met
GeneralGot Questions Ministry
Text / Printed MatterBible: Comic Book Version (SuperBible)
Text / Printed MatterBible: नेपाली - Nepali
Text / Printed MatterBibles, Bible League
Text / Printed MatterEasyBibles
Text / Printed MatterInternational Bible Society
Text / Printed MatterJesus Messiah comic book
Text / Printed MatterOneHope resources for children and youth
Text / Printed MatterWorld Missionary Press Booklets
 
 
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