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Brahmin Telugu in India

Brahmin Telugu

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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
1,040,000 Telugu Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %   

Brahmin Telugu in India

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Introduction / History
The Brahmin Telugu are largely in Andhra Pradesh in India. They are also called Niyogi Brahman. They read and write in Telugu and are vegetarians with rice as their main cereal.

The Brahmin Telugu are endogamous (they prefer to marry within their people group) and believe in monogamy in regard to marriage. Male divorcees and widowers can marry again. Sons equally inherit the property with the oldest son becoming in charge of the home. Marriage and birth rituals are performed and the dead are cremated.

Some of the Brahmin Telugu own land. They work in agriculture by tradition. Some have businesses. They are Hindus by religion.

In Karnataka, they speak Kannada and Telugu and write using Kannada. Some of them work in government and some in private services. They practice cross-cousin marriages. Marriage is arranged by a discussion process. Women take part in social and religious matters. They use family planning.

Prayer Points
* Pray that God will give the Brahmin Telugu dreams and visions leading them to Jesus Christ.
* With being Brahman, pray that pride will not get in the way of them accepting Jesus Christ.
* Pray that gospel materials will lead them to salvation too.

References
Singh, K. S., ed. "India's Communities A-Z", Oxford University Press, USA 1999

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Global Prayer Digest: 2012-08-08
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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:1,040,000
Largest States:
Andhra Pradesh (833,000)Karnataka (57,000)
Tamil Nadu (53,000)Telangana (50,000)
Maharashtra (27,000)Odisha (11,000)
Puducherry (2,500)Chhattisgarh (1,300)
Kerala (1,200)West Bengal (1,200)
Total States on file:20
   
 
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  Peoples [3]
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People Name in Country: Brahmin Telugu
People Name General: Brahmin Telugu
Alternate People Names:
Telugu BrahmanTelugu Brahmin
ब्रामिन, तेलुगु
ROP3 Code: 115766
Joshua Project People ID: 19983
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 1,040,000
Population all Countries: 1,040,000
Least-Reached: Yes
   
 
Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples
People Cluster: South Asia Forward Caste - Brahmin
People Name General: Brahmin Telugu
Ethnic Code: CNN23d
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
   
 
Language
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Primary Language: Telugu (1,040,000 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): tel    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 % 
Hinduism99.99 % 
Islam0.00 % 
Non-Religious0.00 % 
Other / Small0.01 % 
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: 1812-1966
New Testament:
1818-1989Audio
Complete Bible: 1854-2002
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 RecordingsFather's Love Letter
Audio RecordingsOnline New Testament (FCBH)
Audio RecordingsOnline Scripture (Talking Bibles)
Audio RecordingsOral Bible stories in Telugu
Audio RecordingsStory of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project ...
Film / VideoFollowing Jesus (India, JF Project)
Film / VideoGod's Story Video
Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Telugu
Film / VideoMagdalena (Jesus Film Project)
Film / VideoMy Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime)
Film / VideoStory of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
Film / VideoThe Hope Video
Film / VideoThe Pearl of Great Price
Film / VideoThe Story
GeneralBible Visuals
GeneralFour Spiritual Laws
GeneralGod's Simple Plan
GeneralGot Questions Ministry
Mobile AppDownload Bible from Google Play Store
Text / Printed MatterBible
Text / Printed MatterBible: తెలుగు - Telugu
Text / Printed MatterBibles, Bible League
Text / Printed MatterEasyBibles
Text / Printed MatterEasyBibles
Text / Printed MatterInternational Bible Society
Text / Printed MatterOneHope resources for children and youth
Text / Printed MatterWorld Missionary Press Booklets
 
 
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Brahmin Telugu in India

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