Gadaria, Hindu in Nepal



Population

14,300

Christian

Evangelical

0.00%

Largest Religion

Main Language

Progress


Introduction

The Gaderia have virtually abandoned their traditional occupation of rearing sheep and goats. They are now mainly engaged as laborers in masonry work, while some are involved in animal husbandry. The Brahman are engaged for performing at birth, marriage and death rites and for imparting religious teachings. The Gaderia accept and exchange water and food with all other local communities except the Chura, Chamar and Deha.


Ministry Obstacles

Low literacy rates can be an obstacle to the Gospel, but not necessarily. If oral means of communication are effectively used, individuals can readily understand.


Outreach Ideas

Christian workers need to carry the message of Christ to the Gadaria community using stories from Scripture, as well as Gospel recordings and films.


Pray for the Followers of Christ

There may be no followers of Jesus among the Hindu Gadaria at the present time, but pray for those the Lord will soon bring to himself. Pray He is preparing teachers and pastors for them, and will also provide Scriptures and other study materials for them. Pray they will have teachable hearts.


Pray for the Entire People Group

Pray for the Hindu Gadaria community to be able to care well for their families. Pray also for the widow and orphans among them, that they will be well cared for.


Profile Source:   Joshua Project  

People Name General Gadaria, Hindu
People Name in Country Gadaria, Hindu
Population in Nepal 14,000
World Population 6,408,000
Countries 3
Progress Scale 1.1
Least-Reached Yes
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Balra, Barela, Beghela, Bhediyar, Chandalia, Dhangar, Gadaria, Gadaria/Gaderia, Gaddi, Gaderi, Gaderia, Gaderiya, Gadhayia, Gadri, Gairi, Ganeri, Garhi, Gari, Gavala, Gawaria, Ghosi, H, Intafarash, Kabir, Kalandia, Kurumvar, Kurumwar, Pal, Pal Shatriya, Pal/Gareri, Pradhan, Purbia, Shiviya
Affinity Bloc South Asian Peoples
People Cluster Hindi
People Name General Gadaria, Hindu
Ethnic Code CNN25g
People ID 16768
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)
Lumbini (4,900) Narayani (3,000) Bheri (2,400) Janakpur (1,000)
Rapti (900) Sagarmatha (800) Kosi (700) Seti (500)
Mechi (400) Mahakali (300) Bagmati (100) Gandaki (20)
Total States on file:  12  (up to 20 largest shown)
Lumbini (4,900) Narayani (3,000)
Bheri (2,400) Janakpur (1,000)
Rapti (900) Sagarmatha (800)
Kosi (700) Seti (500)
Mechi (400) Mahakali (300)
Bagmati (100) Gandaki (20)
Languages & Dialects on file:  7  (up to 20 largest shown)
Nepali (4,700) Bhojpuri (4,600) Maithili (3,500) Awadhi (1,600)
Kumaoni (300) Hindi (300) Sonha (20)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Nepali 4,700 Bhojpuri 4,600
Maithili 3,500 Awadhi 1,600
Kumaoni 300 Hindi 300
Sonha 20

For Main Lanugage: Nepali


Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1850-1961)
New Testament Yes   (1821-2010)
Complete Bible Yes   (1914-2004)
Audio Bible Online
Format Resource
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings General Ministry Resources
Audio Recordings Nepali Bible stories
Audio Recordings Online New Testament (FCBH)
Audio Recordings Online Scripture (Talking Bibles)
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video God's Story Video
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Nepali
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 Got Questions Ministry
Text / Printed Matter Bible-in-Your-Language
Text / Printed Matter Bibles, Bible League
Text / Printed Matter EasyBibles
Text / Printed Matter International Bible Society
Text / Printed Matter World Missionary Press Booklets
Primary Religion: Hinduism

Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.47 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.00 %)
0.00 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
99.53 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
0.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
0.0 %
Roman Catholic
0.0 %
Photo Source: Anonymous  
Map Source: Joshua Project / Global Mapping International  
Profile Source: Joshua Project  
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