Summary The Bhat are known for their 'phakra' (speaking poetically in praise of others). Their women wear vermilion and iron bangles as marriage symbols. They are mainly a landowning community. Muslim Bhat are Hindu converts to Islam. The Muslim Bhat place themselves in the higher order of Muslim communities. Regarding their funeral practices, the kalma and some verses from the Quran are recited in the ears of a dying person.
Ministry Obstacles The Muslim Bhat in Nepal is a tiny community and may be difficult to even find.
Outreach Ideas Pray that Christians in the tribes near the Muslim Bhat in Nepal will be prompted by the Lord to take the good news of Christ to these people. Pray they will be able to overcome tribal hostilities.
Pray for the followers of Christ There are no known Christians among the Muslim Bhat in Nepal, India or Pakistan. But pray for the many the Lord will soon lead to himself in these countries. Pray they will soon see Jesus as deity, the very Son of God.
Pray for the entire people group Pray this small community in Nepal will be able to live in harmony with their neighbors, especially their Hindu neighbors.
Scripture Focus "Blessed be the Lord God, the God of Israel, Who alone works wonders. And blessed be His glorious name forever; And may the whole earth be filled with His glory. Amen, and Amen." Psalm 72:18-19