Manbhav in India

Joshua Project has identified the Manbhav only in India






Largest Religion

Main Language


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People Name General Manbhav
People Name in Country Manbhav
Population in India 26,000
World Population 26,000
Countries 1
Progress Scale 1.1
Least-Reached Yes
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Achyutpanthi, Aradhi, Aradhin, Aradhya, Aradhyulu, Aradi, Arandhi, Bhikshuk, Bhope, Bhope Manbhav, Bhute, Dnyani, Jayakkrishna, Mahanubhava, Mahatma, Manbhao, Muni, Paramahansa, Sanyasi, Yogi
Affinity Bloc South Asian Peoples
People Cluster Marathi-Konkani
People Name General Manbhav
Ethnic Code CNN25j
People ID 17440
Country India
Region South Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank 21  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States on file:  6  (up to 20 largest shown)
Maharashtra (24,000) Madhya Pradesh (1,700) Odisha (300) Karnataka (200)
Andhra Pradesh (60) Uttar Pradesh (30)
Total States on file:  6  (up to 20 largest shown)
Maharashtra (24,000) Madhya Pradesh (1,700)
Odisha (300) Karnataka (200)
Andhra Pradesh (60) Uttar Pradesh (30)

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Languages & Dialects on file:  7  (up to 20 largest shown)
Marathi (23,000) Hindi (1,500) Telugu (500) Malvi (200)
Oriya (90) Kannada (20) Nimadi (20)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Marathi 23,000 Hindi 1,500
Telugu 500 Malvi 200
Oriya 90 Kannada 20
Nimadi 20
For Primary Language: Marathi

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1807-1957)
New Testament Yes   (1811-1982)
Complete Bible Yes   (1821-2002)
Audio Bible Online
Resource Format
Audio Bible teaching (GRN) Audio Recordings
Bible Visuals General
Bible-in-Your-Language Text / Printed Matter
Bibles, Bible League Text / Printed Matter
EasyBibles Text / Printed Matter
Fathers Love Letter Text / Printed Matter
Following Jesus (India, JF Project) Film / Video
God's Story Video Film / Video
Gods Simple Plan General
Got Questions Ministry General
Jesus Film: view in Marathi Film / Video
Magdalena (Jesus Film Project) Film / Video
My Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime) Film / Video
Online New Testament (FCBH) Audio Recordings
Online New Testament (FCBH) Audio Recordings
Online Scripture (Talking Bibles) Audio Recordings
Online Scripture / Bible Audio Recordings
Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project) Audio Recordings
Story of Jesus for Children (JF Project) Film / Video
World Missionary Press Booklets Text / Printed Matter
Primary Religion: Hinduism

Major Religion Percent
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Christianity  (Evangelical 0.00 %)
0.00 %
Ethnic Religions
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100.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
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Christian Segments Percent
0.0 %
0.0 %
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
0.0 %
Roman Catholic
0.0 %
Data Sources: Data is compiled from various sources. Read more

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