Bhoi, Hindu in Bangladesh

Population

8,730

Christian

0.00%

Evangelical

0.00%

Largest Religion

Main Language

Progress


Profile Source: Joshua Project


Introduction

The Bhoi community is mainly a landowning one, but a few are landless. A Brahman priest officiates at marriages. At the wedding, the bride and groom walk around the fire seven times. They work in temples and are therefore accorded a high status in society. Every house has an altar to Manasamata. Beside this, there are images of Khandoba and a few other gods and goddesses. Every family has a number of deities.


Ministry Obstacles

Nominal Christians who don't truly follow Christ's teachings may be an impediment to the Bhoi. Pray they will be able to see that there is a difference between disciples of Christ and those who are Christian only in name.


Outreach Ideas

Workers are needed. Jesus said to pray for workers, for the harvest is ripe.


Pray for the Followers of Christ

There may be no followers of Jesus among the Hindu Bhoi community at present, but pray for the ones that will soon be found. Pray they will be zealous to learn of Christ and follow him. Pray they will keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.


Pray for the Entire People Group

Pray that the Bhoi community will be able to care adequately for their families. Pray they will make schooling a priority for their children, so the children will be equipped to live in modern times.

Profile Source: Joshua Project

People Name General Bhoi, Hindu
People Name in Country Bhoi, Hindu
Population in Bangladesh 8,730
Progress Scale 1.1
Least-Reached Yes
Unengaged or Unknown Yes
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Bhoiraj, Boya Bestha, Chotra Bansi, Dhimal, Kahar, Kamti, Keot, Keuta, Kewar, Kewat, Mallah, Palwar, Parivarutta, Parkar, Raghuvanshi, Siviyar, Toreya, Zinga
Affinity Bloc South Asian Peoples
People Cluster Hindi
People Name General Bhoi, Hindu
Ethnic Code CNN25g
Country Bangladesh
Continent Asia
Region South Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Bengali (7,400) Chittagonian (100)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Bengali 7,400 Chittagonian 100
Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1800-1980)
New Testament Yes   (1801-1984)
Complete Bible Yes   (1809-2000)
Audio Bible Online
Category Resource
Audio Recordings Bengali Bible stories
Audio Recordings Global Recordings
Audio Recordings Online New Testament - Bangla Version (FCBH)
Audio Recordings Online New Testament - Mussolmani Version (FCBH)
Audio Recordings Online New Testament- Common Version (FCBH)
Audio Recordings Online scripture (Talking Bibles)
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video Bengali Language Film
Film / Video Following Jesus (India)
Film / Video General Ministry Resources
Film / Video God's Story Video
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Bengali
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 Four Spiritual Laws
General Gods Simple Plan
General Got Questions Ministry
Printed Matter Christ for the Nations
Largest Religion Hinduism
Buddhism
0.00%
Christianity
0.00%    ( Evangelical  0.00% )
Ethnic Religions
0.00%
Hinduism
100.00%
Islam
0.00%
Non-Religious
0.00%
Other / Small
0.00%
Unknown
0.00%
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Map Source: Omid / Joshua Project / Global Mapping Intl
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