Sarki in India

Population

38,400

Christian

1.9%

Evangelical

0.00%

Largest Religion

Main Language

Progress


Profile Source: Joshua Project


Introduction

The traditional and primary occupation of the Sarki was shoe-making, but nowadays only a few among them are occupied as leather-workers or cobblers. They have family deities and a village deity. Some of their deities are Santala Devi, Maidevta and Dat Kali. Their witchdoctor is called lama or jhankri.


Ministry Obstacles

The worldview of the Sarki is very different than those of a monotheist, who believes in one God who is creator of all.


Outreach Ideas

The Lord is building his church in the region. His Spirit is active. Pray that Christian workers will include the Sarki community in their outreach.


Pray for the Followers of Christ

There are some Christians among the Sarki community. Pray they become more than cultural Christians, instead becoming zealous disciples of Christ, trusting him fully with their lives.


Pray for the Entire People Group

Pray the Sarki community will be dissatisfied with worshiping the gods of this age, but rather will hunger to know the creator God and his Son who came to give them life.

Profile Source: Joshua Project

People Name General Sarki
People Name in Country Sarki
Population in India 38,400
Progress Scale 1.1
Least-Reached Yes
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Cobbier, Sarkar, Tapa, Tapoli, Thapa
Affinity Bloc South Asian Peoples
People Cluster Nepali-Pahari
People Name General Sarki
Ethnic Code CNN25k
Country India
Continent Asia
Region South Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Nepali (37,000) Bengali (1,100) Darmiya (400) Newar (300)
Hindi (200)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Nepali 37,000 Bengali 1,100
Darmiya 400 Newar 300
Hindi 200
Largest Religion Hinduism
Buddhism
0.44%
Christianity
1.9%    ( Evangelical  0.00% )
Ethnic Religions
0.00%
Hinduism
97.61%
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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