Dosadh, Hindu in Nepal

Population

176,000

Christian

0.05%

Evangelical

0.00%

Largest Religion

Main Language

Progress


Profile Source: Joshua Project


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 176,000
Progress Scale 1.1
Least-Reached Yes
Unengaged or Unknown Yes
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Darhi, Dharhi, Dhari, Dosadh, Dosadha, Dusadh, Gahlot Rajput, Pasi, Paswan, Paswan Pasi, Paswanpasi
Affinity Bloc South Asian Peoples
People Cluster Hindi
People Name General Dosadh, Hindu
Ethnic Code CNN25c
Country Nepal
Continent Asia
Region South Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Maithili (108,000) Bhojpuri (40,000) Nepali (34,000) Magar, Eastern (6,400)
Hindi (3,200) Bantawa (2,100) Rajbanshi (1,000) Angika (500)
Musasa (500) Awadhi (500) Chamling (300) Kayort (200)
Bengali (200) Newar: Newari (200)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Maithili 108,000 Bhojpuri 40,000
Nepali 34,000 Magar, Eastern 6,400
Hindi 3,200 Bantawa 2,100
Rajbanshi 1,000 Angika 500
Musasa 500 Awadhi 500
Chamling 300 Kayort 200
Bengali 200 Newar: Newari 200
Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes
New Testament Yes   (2010)
Complete Bible No
Audio Bible Online
Category Resource
Audio Recordings Global Recordings
Audio Recordings Online New Testament (FCBH)
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
Scripture Scripture Earth Online Printed Bible
Scripture World Missionary Press Booklets
Largest Religion Hinduism
Buddhism
0.31%
Christianity
0.05%    ( Evangelical  0.00% )
Ethnic Religions
0.00%
Hinduism
99.49%
Islam
0.00%
Non-Religious
0.00%
Other / Small
0.01%
Unknown
0.14%
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Map Source: Omid / Joshua Project / Global Mapping Intl
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