Koiri, Hindu in Bangladesh

Population

6,370

Christian

0.00%

Evangelical

0.00%

Largest Religion

Main Language

Progress


Profile Source: Joshua Project


Introduction

The Koiri believe they are the descendents of Kush, one of the twin sons of lord Rama. They receive the services of a Brahman priest, who officiates over their life-cycle rituals and religious ceremonies. The majority of the Koiri are engaged in their traditional occupation of agriculture.


Ministry Obstacles

Nominal Christians, whether in India or in the West, may have negatively influenced the Koiri's perception of what it means to be a follower of Christ.


Outreach Ideas

Sustained, focused prayer is needed to open the eyes of the Koiri community to their need and opportunity to know and follow Jesus Christ.


Pray for the Followers of Christ

Pray for the Christian believers among the Koiri community, that they will have a strong and faithful testimony for the Lord, and will honor him with their lives.


Pray for the Entire People Group

Pray the Koiri community will increasingly hunger to know forgiveness for their sins and the new life offered through faith in Jesus Christ.

Profile Source: Joshua Project

People Name General Koiri, Hindu
People Name in Country Koiri, Hindu
Population in Bangladesh 6,370
Progress Scale 1.1
Least-Reached Yes
Unengaged or Unknown Yes
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Dangi, Khoira, Koeri, Koir, Kushwaha
Affinity Bloc South Asian Peoples
People Cluster Bengali
People Name General Koiri, Hindu
Ethnic Code CNN25c
Country Bangladesh
Continent Asia
Region South Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Bengali (5,700) Chittagonian (50)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Bengali 5,700 Chittagonian 50
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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