Dosadh, Hindu in Nepal



Population

146,000

Christian

Evangelical

0.00%

Largest Religion

Main Language

Progress


Introduction

The Dusadh are economically backward. Sometimes they earn their livelihood by searching for insects in the cattle of peasants. Their primary vocation is seeking alms while singing Kapila Mangal and Sitala Mangal songs. The local peasants hesitate to employ them in agricultural work because they do not have the skill to do such work. They worship Garaya, Baghat, Garam Gossain, Kudra, Barpahar, Manasa, Satbahni, Shiva, Durga, Lakshmi, Sitala and other deities.


Ministry Obstacles

Christian workers need to note the extreme poverty of the Dosadh community, and not neglect their material and physical needs.


Outreach Ideas

Christians need to serve these people by helping improve their living conditions. Friendships based upon trust are needed.


Pray for the Followers of Christ

Pray for the Christian believers that will someday emerge among the Dosadh community, that they will be zealous to know and serve the Lord.


Pray for the Entire People Group

Pray for these poor people, the Dosadh community. Pray they will have good schools available for their children and desire to send their children to school. Pray for an improved standard of living.


Profile Source:   Joshua Project  

People Name General Dosadh, Hindu
People Name in Country Dosadh, Hindu
Population in Nepal 146,000
World Population 5,147,000
Countries 3
Progress Scale 1.1
Least-Reached Yes
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Darhi, Dharhi, Dhari, Dosadh, Dosadha, Dusad, Dusadh, Gahlot Rajput, Pasi, Paswan, Paswan Pasi, Paswanpasi
Affinity Bloc South Asian Peoples
People Cluster Hindi
People Name General Dosadh, Hindu
Ethnic Code CNN25c
People ID 16742
Country Nepal
Region South Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Total States on file:  12  (up to 20 largest shown)
Janakpur (53,000) Narayani (43,000) Sagarmatha (32,000) Kosi (11,000)
Lumbini (9,100) Bheri (6,500) Rapti (700) Mechi (600)
Gandaki (500) Bagmati (400) Seti (400) Mahakali (100)
Total States on file:  12  (up to 20 largest shown)
Janakpur (53,000) Narayani (43,000)
Sagarmatha (32,000) Kosi (11,000)
Lumbini (9,100) Bheri (6,500)
Rapti (700) Mechi (600)
Gandaki (500) Bagmati (400)
Seti (400) Mahakali (100)
Languages & Dialects on file:  14  (up to 20 largest shown)
Maithili (83,000) Bhojpuri (44,000) Nepali (27,000) Hindi (900)
Angika (500) Awadhi (500) Musasa (500) Chamling (300)
Kayort (200) Magahi (100) Bengali (90) Magar, Eastern
Bantawa Rajbanshi
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Maithili 83,000 Bhojpuri 44,000
Nepali 27,000 Hindi 900
Angika 500 Awadhi 500
Musasa 500 Chamling 300
Kayort 200 Magahi 100
Bengali 90 Magar, Eastern
Bantawa Rajbanshi

For Main Lanugage: Maithili


Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes
New Testament Yes   (2010)
Complete Bible No
Audio Bible Online
Format Resource
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings Online New Testament (FCBH)
Audio Recordings Oral Bible stories in Maithili
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video God's Story Video
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Maithili
Film / Video My Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime)
Film / Video Story of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
General Got Questions Ministry
Text / Printed Matter Online Bible (Bibles India)
Text / Printed Matter Online Bible text (Scripture Earth)
Text / Printed Matter World Missionary Press Booklets
Primary Religion: Hinduism

Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.94 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.00 %)
0.04 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
98.78 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.24 %

Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
0.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
0.0 %
Roman Catholic
0.0 %
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Map Source: Omid / Joshua Project / Global Mapping Intl  
Profile Source: Joshua Project  
Data Sources: Data is compiled from various sources. Read more

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