Sathwara, Hindu in India


Joshua Project has identified the Sathwara, Hindu only in India

Population

69,000

Christian

Evangelical

0.00%

Largest Religion

Main Language

Progress


Introduction / History

The Sathwara have two main sections related to eating habits: the vegetarian and non-vegetarian. They are endogamous, meaning they choose marriage partners from within the group. The Northern Gujarat Sathwara are divided into the Dandariya group living in Sabarkantha and the Patanwadia living in the Mehsana region. They are divided even more into exogamous clans, choosing marriage partners from a clan that is not their own.


Where Are they Located?

The Sathwara are a Hindu caste who live mainly in Gujarat in India. They live mostly in North Gujarat, Saurashtra and Kutch. They speak in Gujarati and Kutchi. In Gujarat they live mainly in Patan, Mehsana, Bhavnagar, Jamnagar, Junagadh, Sabarkantha, Surendrnagar and Vadhiyar.


What Are Their Lives Like?

The Sathwara do such work as masonry and are in other jobs too. It is said the Sathwara were originally farmers. They have a magazine called Satvara Shikshan Sandesh.

The Sathwara are also called Sathvara, Satwara, Satvara and by other names that are Kadia Sathwara, Kadia Satvara Dalwadi, Satwara Kadia Samaj and Kutchi Satvara.

Kadia is the name of a Hindu people that works in masonry among other things. (The name Kadia may have been given because of the masonry work done by the Sathwara).


References

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/sathwara


Profile Source:   Anonymous  

People Name General Sathwara, Hindu
People Name in Country Sathwara, Hindu
Population in India 69,000
World Population 69,000
Countries 1
Progress Scale 1.1
Least-Reached Yes
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Dalwadi, Kadia
Affinity Bloc South Asian Peoples
People Cluster Gujarati
People Name General Sathwara, Hindu
Ethnic Code CNN25e
People ID 18039
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:  3  (up to 20 largest shown)
Gujarat (70,000) Daman and Diu (10) Dadra and Nagar Have (10)
Total States on file:  3  (up to 20 largest shown)
Gujarat (70,000) Daman and Diu (10)
Dadra and Nagar Have (10)

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Enthologue Language Map

Ethnolinguistic map from University of Texas or other map

Languages & Dialects on file:  3  (up to 20 largest shown)
Gujarati (68,000) Hindi (1,100) Kachchi (200)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Gujarati 68,000 Hindi 1,100
Kachchi 200

For Main Lanugage: Gujarati


Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1809-1965)
New Testament Yes   (1820-1985)
Complete Bible Yes   (1823-2005)
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
Fathers Love Letter Text / Printed Matter
Following Jesus (India) Film / Video
Four Spiritual Laws General
God's Story Video Film / Video
Gods Simple Plan General
Got Questions Ministry General
Jesus Film: view in Gujarati Film / Video
Magdalena (Jesus Film Project) Film / Video
Online Bible (Bibles India) Text / Printed Matter
Online New Testament (FCBH) 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
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.00 %)
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 Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
0.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
0.0 %
Roman Catholic
0.0 %
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Profile Source: Anonymous  
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