Brahman, Sanadhya in India



Population

3,186,000

Christian

Evangelical

0.00%

Largest Religion

Main Language

Progress


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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 Brahman, Sanadhya
People Name in Country Brahman, Sanadhya
Population in India 3,186,000
World Population 3,188,000
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 Brahman, 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:  19  (up to 20 largest shown)
Uttar Pradesh (1,432,000) Madhya Pradesh (431,000) Rajasthan (372,000) Maharashtra (168,000)
Karnataka (79,000) Gujarat (64,000) Uttarakhand (53,000) Odisha (47,000)
Himachal Pradesh (37,000) Punjab (25,000) Haryana (17,000) Chhattisgarh (17,000)
Delhi (17,000) Chandigarh (1,800) Telangana (700) Goa (400)
Daman and Diu (400) Andhra Pradesh (70) Tamil Nadu (10)
Total States on file:  19  (up to 20 largest shown)
Uttar Pradesh (1,432,000) Madhya Pradesh (431,000)
Rajasthan (372,000) Maharashtra (168,000)
Karnataka (79,000) Gujarat (64,000)
Uttarakhand (53,000) Odisha (47,000)
Himachal Pradesh (37,000) Punjab (25,000)
Haryana (17,000) Chhattisgarh (17,000)
Delhi (17,000) Chandigarh (1,800)
Telangana (700) Goa (400)
Daman and Diu (400) Andhra Pradesh (70)
Tamil Nadu (10)

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Languages & Dialects on file:  38  (up to 20 largest shown)
Hindi (2,029,000) Marathi (149,000) Awadhi (93,000) Dhundari (78,000)
Gujarati (57,000) Kannada (56,000) Kanauji (54,000) Marwari (33,000)
Oriya (31,000) Bundeli (24,000) Braj Bhasha (21,000) Konkani (20,000)
Shekhawati (16,000) Panjabi, Eastern (16,000) Kumaoni (16,000) Garhwali (16,000)
Konkani, Goan (9,500) Chhattisgarhi (7,900) Bhojpuri (7,400) Nepali (4,400)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Hindi 2,029,000 Marathi 149,000
Awadhi 93,000 Dhundari 78,000
Gujarati 57,000 Kannada 56,000
Kanauji 54,000 Marwari 33,000
Oriya 31,000 Bundeli 24,000
Braj Bhasha 21,000 Konkani 20,000
Shekhawati 16,000 Panjabi, Eastern 16,000
Kumaoni 16,000 Garhwali 16,000
Konkani, Goan 9,500 Chhattisgarhi 7,900
Bhojpuri 7,400 Nepali 4,400

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
Format Resource
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings Hindi Bible stories
Audio Recordings Online New Testament (FCBH)
Audio Recordings Online Scripture (Talking Bibles)
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video Fathers Love Letter
Film / Video Following Jesus (India)
Film / Video God's Story Video
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Hindi
Film / Video Magdalena (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video My Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime)
Film / Video Story of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
Film / Video The Hope Video
General Bible Visuals
General Gods Simple Plan
General Got Questions Ministry
General Yeshu Samaj
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Hindi Holy Bible
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Hindi Holy Bible
Text / Printed Matter Bibles, Bible League
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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