Arwa Mala in India

Joshua Project has identified the Arwa Mala only in India

Population

93,400

Christian

Evangelical

0.00%

Largest Religion

Main Language

Progress


Profile Source: Global Prayer Digest / Keith Carey


Introduction / History

Yes, there are Hindus who eat beef. They are the Arwamala people. Along with beef, they eat pork and mutton, though their staples are rice and other grains. Most of them live in India's southeastern state of Tamil Nadu, so they speak Tamil at home.

The most common job for the Arwamala people is either selling bundles of wood or working on someone else's farm as a laborer. Many of their children are employed as cattle herders by the Reddy people.

Though they are obviously not good Hindus, they dutifully worship village and family deities. Some have embraced Christianity, but not enough to bring them out of the unreached category.

Pray for a people movement to Christ among the Arwamala people.




People Name General Arwa Mala
People Name in Country Arwa Mala
Population in India 93,400
Progress Scale 1.1
Least-Reached Yes
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Arwali, Arwamala, Dhed, Tamil Mala
Affinity Bloc South Asian Peoples
People Cluster Tamil
People Name General Arwa Mala
Ethnic Code CNN23c
Country India
Region South Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Tamil (89,000) Telugu (7,200) Kannada (200)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Tamil 89,000 Telugu 7,200
Kannada 200
Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1714-1956)
New Testament Yes   (1715-1998)
Complete Bible Yes   (1727-2002)
Category Resource
Audio Recordings Fathers Love Letter
Audio Recordings General Ministry Resources
Audio Recordings Global Recordings
Audio Recordings Online scripture (Talking Bibles)
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video Following Jesus (India)
Film / Video General Ministry Resources
Film / Video God's Story Video
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Tamil
Film / Video Magdalena (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video My Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime)
Film / Video Story of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
General Bible Visuals
General Gods Simple Plan
General Got Questions Ministry
Scripture Bible-in-Your-Language
Scripture Bibles, Bible League
Scripture EasyBibles
Scripture World Missionary Press Booklets

Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.00 %)
0.00 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
100.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Map Source: Omid / Joshua Project / Global Mapping Intl
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