Koiri, Hindu in India

Population

7,457,000

Christian

0.00%

Evangelical

0.00%

Largest Religion

Main Language

Progress


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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.

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Country India
Continent Asia
Region South Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Location in Country
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People Name General Koiri, Hindu
People Name in Country Koiri, Hindu
ROP3 Code 112604
Joshua Project People ID 17236
Indigenous Yes
Population in India 7,457,000
Least-Reached Yes
Alternate Names for People Group Dangi, Khoira, Koeri, Koir, Kushwaha,
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Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Hindi 3,812,701 Bhojpuri 2,949,800 Magahi 855,199 Maithili 340,133
Bengali 123,015 Angika 47,020 Panchpargania 19,750 Bagheli 7,290
Surjapuri 6,730 Oriya 630 Sadri 560 Awadhi 200
Kanauji 160 Assamese 130 Nepali 90 Kumaoni 15
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Affinity Bloc South Asian Peoples
People Cluster Bengali
People Name General Koiri, Hindu
Ethnic Code CNN25c
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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%
Christian Segments
Anglican
0.00%
Independent
0.00%
Protestant
0.00%
Orthodox
0.00%
Other Christian
0.00%
Roman Catholic
0.00%
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