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Bawaria (Hindu traditions) in Pakistan

Bawaria (Hindu traditions)

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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
500 Punjabi, Western Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % No   

Bawaria (Hindu traditions) in Pakistan

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Introduction / History
According to their own legends, the Bawaria people were once part of the powerful Hindu Rajput caste. During a fight between the Mughals and the Rajputs, a Bawaria individual foolishly polluted the bauli with cow's blood, which prevented the Rajputs from bringing their soldiers back from dead. When the Rajputs were defeated, the Bawarias were exiled to the jungle to spend their days eking out an existence by hunting and gathering. Worse yet, they were now outcastes, a huge step down from their former status. They still consider themselves to be Rajputs, but other communities would not agree, though they have higher status than most outcastes.
They were known to use a noose for hunting, so their name is derived from a word for noose. Some of them still make ropes, but they are much more likely to be farmers.

Where are they located?
Most of them live in the Indian states of Rajasthan, Punjab, and Delhi.

What are their beliefs?
Most are Hindus, though there are a smaller number Muslims and Sikhs among them. We know of no followers of Christ among this community that believes in the power of evil spirits, charms, amulets, and magic.

Prayer Points
Pray for the Lord to draw the Bawaria people into His Kingdom through the supernatural work of the Holy Spirit.

References
Some information from "The Scheduled Castes" K. S. Singh, ed. Oxford University Press, USA (1994)

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Country: Pakistan
Continent: Asia
Region: Asia, South
Persecution Rank:5 (Only top 50 ranked, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
10/40 Window: Yes
Population in Country:500
Largest Provinces:
Punjab (500)
Total Provinces on file:1
   
 
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  Peoples [3]
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People Name in Country: Bawaria (Hindu traditions)
People Name General: Bawaria (Hindu traditions)
Alternate People Names:
BabriBauria
BawariBawariya
BhattiNaribut
बावारिया (हिंदू ट्रेडिशन्स)
ROP3 Code: 111483
Joshua Project People ID: 16346
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 500
Population all Countries: 178,000
Least-Reached: Yes
   
 
Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples
People Cluster: South Asia Dalit - Other
People Name General: Bawaria (Hindu traditions)
Ethnic Code: AUG06a
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Language
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Primary Language: Punjabi, Western (500 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): pnb    Ethnologue Listing
Secondary Languages:
Marwari (30)
Total Languages: 2
   
 
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: 1885-1922
New Testament:
1819-2000
Complete Bible: None Reported
Possible Bible Sources: Forum of Bible Agencies
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Ministry Resources [7]
Audio RecordingsMegaVoice Audio Bible and Stories
Audio RecordingsAudio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio RecordingsFather's Love Letter
Audio RecordingsOnline Scripture / Bible
Audio RecordingsStory of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project ...
Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Punjabi, Western
Film / VideoThe Return
Film / VideoThe Return
GeneralFour Spiritual Laws
GeneralGot Questions Ministry
Text / Printed MatterBibles, Bible League
Text / Printed MatterCartoon Gospel tract
Text / Printed MatterEasyBibles
Text / Printed MatterEasyBibles
Text / Printed MatterWorld Missionary Press Booklets
 
 
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