Pasi, Hindu in India







Largest Religion

Main Language


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The legend about the origin of the community is that one day a man was going to kill a number of cows. Parashuram was at that time practicing austerities in the jungle. Hearing the cries of the sacred animals he rushed to their assistance, but the cow killer was aided by his friends. So Parashuram made five men out of kusha grass and brought them to life by letting drops of his perspiration fall upon them. Hence arose the name Pasi, from the Hindi pasina (sweat).

Ministry Obstacles

This community speaks a number of languages. Separate church planting projects may be needed for each language group.

Outreach Ideas

Stories from Scripture, films, recordings, and Gospel radio for each language spoken by the Pasi community will be helpful.

Pray for the Followers of Christ

Pray for the followers of Christ that will soon emerge from the Pasi community, that the Lord will provide pastors and teachers for them, and for them to become well grounded in the faith, fully trusting in Christ.

Pray for the Entire People Group

Pray the Pasi community will increasingly be aware of their need to know and follow the creator God.

Profile Source: Joshua Project

People Name General Pasi, Hindu
People Name in Country Pasi, Hindu
Population in India 7,573,000
Progress Scale 1.1
Least-Reached Yes
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Byadha, Gaiduha, Passi, Tarmali, Trisuliya
Affinity Bloc South Asian Peoples
People Cluster Hindi
People Name General Pasi, Hindu
Ethnic Code CNN25g
Country India
Continent Asia
Region South Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Hindi (5,340,000) Awadhi (900,000) Bhojpuri (734,000) Kanauji (442,000)
Magahi (147,000) Bagheli (34,000) Bengali (31,000) Maithili (23,000)
Bundeli (20,000) Garhwali (6,600) Panjabi, Eastern (3,800) Angika (2,900)
Malvi (2,100) Kumaoni (1,700) Chhattisgarhi (1,600) Haryanvi (1,200)
Oriya (1,000) Gujarati (600) Bagri (500) Surgujia (300)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Hindi 5,340,000 Awadhi 900,000
Bhojpuri 734,000 Kanauji 442,000
Magahi 147,000 Bagheli 34,000
Bengali 31,000 Maithili 23,000
Bundeli 20,000 Garhwali 6,600
Panjabi, Eastern 3,800 Angika 2,900
Malvi 2,100 Kumaoni 1,700
Chhattisgarhi 1,600 Haryanvi 1,200
Oriya 1,000 Gujarati 600
Bagri 500 Surgujia 300
Largest Religion Hinduism
0.00%    ( Evangelical  0.00% )
Ethnic Religions
Other / Small
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