Sonar (Sikh traditions) of India
People Name: Sonar (Sikh traditions)
Country: India
Language: Punjabi, Eastern
Population: 222,000
Unreached: Yes
People Cluster: South Asia Sikh - other
Primary Religion: Other / Small
% Adherents: 0.00 %
% Evangelical: 0.00 %
Progress Status: 1.0
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Joshua Project
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Colorado Springs, CO 80962
United States


Introduction / History
The name Sonar comes from the word Sona meaning gold. They work as goldsmiths and in other work too.

Sonar Sikhs live in Punjab. They speak Punjabi and Hindi and read and write in Gurmukhi. Wheat is the cereal they eat. Divorce and marrying again are allowed. Sons and daughters inherit the property in the same amounts on the death of the father with the oldest son becoming in charge of the home. The name of a Sikh child is given by them after reciting of the Sikh religious texts.

In Haryana, Sikh marriages are performed around the Guru Granth Sahib which is the main religious literature of Sikhism. There are Sikhs in Delhi too.

Sonar Sikhs are favorable to education.

Prayer Points
Pray that gospel materials will lead the Sonar Sikhs to salvation.
Pray that Indian Christians will lead them to Jesus Christ.

Sonar (Sikh traditions) of India