Brahmin, Sanadhya in India



Population

2,795,000

Christian

Evangelical

0.00%

Largest Religion

Main Language

Progress


A Pilgrimage

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Introduction / History

The Sanadhya Brahman of India speak Hindi and read and write in Devanagari. Adhya means wealth and the Brahman or Brahmin are regarded as the highest priestly caste in India. The Sanadhya Brahman are vegetarians and also will not eat certain vegetables such as carrots and onions. Sons get equal amounts of the inheritance with the oldest son taking charge of the home. The women do housework and are involved in religious activities.

The Sanadhya Brahman are priests by tradition and get money through cultivation of the land. They also work in government and private services and in business among other work. There are politicians among them. They believe in modern medicine and family planning.

The Sanadhya Brahman live in Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Delhi and they are endogamous. This means they do not marry outside of their group.

In Madhya Pradesh, the Sanadhya Brahman have caste councils that judge in disputes and they are Hindus who also worship village gods. They are making good sales in regard to agricultural products. Some are teachers and they are priests at birth and marriage ceremonies.

In Delhi, the Sanadhya Brahman work for the government and many are businessmen as well and some are in other work. They are priests also.


Prayer Points

* Pray that God will give the Sanadhya Brahman dreams and visions leading them
to Jesus Christ.
* Pray that with being a high caste pride will not get in their way of them coming to
Christianity.

References

Singh, K. S., ed. "India's Communities A-Z", Oxford University Press, USA 1999


Profile Source:   Anonymous  

People Name General Brahmin, Sanadhya
People Name in Country Brahmin, Sanadhya
Population in India 2,795,000
World Population 2,796,000
Countries 2
Progress Scale 1.1
Least-Reached Yes
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Brahman Terai, Das Ghor Sanadhya, Sadeteen Ghor Sanadhya, Sanadh, Sanadhiya, Sanadva, Sanadva Brahman
Affinity Bloc South Asian Peoples
People Cluster Hindi
People Name General Brahmin, Sanadhya
Ethnic Code CNN25g
People ID 19975
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:  18  (up to 20 largest shown)
Uttar Pradesh (1,454,000) Madhya Pradesh (438,000) Rajasthan (378,000) Maharashtra (171,000)
Karnataka (80,000) Gujarat (55,000) Uttarakhand (54,000) Odisha (48,000)
Himachal Pradesh (38,000) Punjab (23,000) Haryana (17,000) Chhattisgarh (17,000)
Delhi (17,000) Chandigarh (1,800) Telangana (700) Goa (400)
Daman and Diu (200) Andhra Pradesh (70)
Total States on file:  18  (up to 20 largest shown)
Uttar Pradesh (1,454,000) Madhya Pradesh (438,000)
Rajasthan (378,000) Maharashtra (171,000)
Karnataka (80,000) Gujarat (55,000)
Uttarakhand (54,000) Odisha (48,000)
Himachal Pradesh (38,000) Punjab (23,000)
Haryana (17,000) Chhattisgarh (17,000)
Delhi (17,000) Chandigarh (1,800)
Telangana (700) Goa (400)
Daman and Diu (200) Andhra Pradesh (70)

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Enthologue Language Map

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Languages & Dialects on file:  38  (up to 20 largest shown)
Hindi (2,028,000) Marathi (149,000) Awadhi (93,000) Dhundari (78,000)
Kannada (56,000) Kanauji (54,000) Gujarati (48,000) Oriya (31,000)
Konkani, Goan (29,000) Bundeli (24,000) Braj Bhasha (21,000) Shekhawati (16,000)
Kumaoni (16,000) Garhwali (16,000) Panjabi, Eastern (14,000) Chhattisgarhi (7,900)
Bhojpuri (7,400) Nepali (4,400) Mewari (4,100) Malvi (3,300)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Hindi 2,028,000 Marathi 149,000
Awadhi 93,000 Dhundari 78,000
Kannada 56,000 Kanauji 54,000
Gujarati 48,000 Oriya 31,000
Konkani, Goan 29,000 Bundeli 24,000
Braj Bhasha 21,000 Shekhawati 16,000
Kumaoni 16,000 Garhwali 16,000
Panjabi, Eastern 14,000 Chhattisgarhi 7,900
Bhojpuri 7,400 Nepali 4,400
Mewari 4,100 Malvi 3,300

For Main Lanugage: Hindi


Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1806-1962)
New Testament Yes   (1811-1998)
Complete Bible Yes   (1818-2000)
Audio Bible Online
Resource Format
Audio Bible teaching (GRN) Audio Recordings
Bible Visuals General
Bible: Hindi Holy Bible Text / Printed Matter
Bible: Hindi Holy Bible Text / Printed Matter
Bibles, Bible League Text / Printed Matter
Christ for the Nations Text / Printed Matter
EasyBibles Text / Printed Matter
EasyBibles Text / Printed Matter
Fathers Love Letter Film / Video
Following Jesus (India) Film / Video
God's Story Video Film / Video
Gods Simple Plan General
Got Questions Ministry General
Hindi Bible Text / Printed Matter
Hindi Bible stories Audio Recordings
International Bible Society Text / Printed Matter
Jesus Film: view in Hindi Film / Video
Magdalena (Jesus Film Project) Film / Video
My Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime) Film / Video
Online Bible (Bibles India) 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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