Rajput, Chauhan, Hindu in India



Population

3,131,000

Christian

Evangelical

0.00%

Largest Religion

Main Language

Progress


The Rajputs

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Introduction / History

The Chauhan Rajput of India have a powerful past like when Prithviraj Chauhan ruled in the 1100's. They ruled some parts of northern India. They are village watchmen and laborers.

Most of the Chauhan names come from the names of animals and plants such as Nag for snake and they worship the animal or plant after what it was called. If problems come about here they make objects from flour and worship them.

Brahmin priests do weddings and some other ceremonies. They help in death ceremonies too. Widows are allowed to marry again.

The Chauhans are mostly Hindus. They worship the goddess Durga and fast for her in March and September. The dead are usually cremated while children are buried. They then mourn for a period of time.

With the Chauhan regards marriage, when a bride leaves the house of her father, she and other relatives cry loudly. They offer goats for sacrifice when they make a vow to their goddess Durga. They do not eat pork or beef. The Chauhan have a low social position as village watchmen are not well thought of.


Prayer Points

* Pray that God gives the Chauhan Rajputs dreams and visions leading them to
Jesus Christ as is happening with many Hindus.
* Pray that they do not worship creation and idols but come to worship God who is the Creator.

References

http://www.indianetzone.com/50/chauhan_community.htm
http://indpaedia.com/ind/index.php/Chauhan,_village_watchmen


Profile Source:   Anonymous  

People Name General Rajput, Chauhan, Hindu
People Name in Country Rajput, Chauhan, Hindu
Population in India 3,131,000
World Population 3,132,000
Countries 2
Progress Scale 1.1
Least-Reached Yes
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names
Affinity Bloc South Asian Peoples
People Cluster Hindi
People Name General Rajput, Chauhan, Hindu
Ethnic Code CNN25
People ID 20386
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:  27  (up to 20 largest shown)
Uttar Pradesh (1,063,000) Rajasthan (362,000) Madhya Pradesh (271,000) Bihar (268,000)
Haryana (262,000) Delhi (199,000) Uttarakhand (121,000) Gujarat (118,000)
West Bengal (54,000) Maharashtra (51,000) Himachal Pradesh (43,000) Jharkhand (33,000)
Chhattisgarh (26,000) Punjab (22,000) Andhra Pradesh (17,000) Assam (8,200)
Odisha (6,700) Karnataka (6,500) Telangana (5,300) Tamil Nadu (4,100)
Total States on file:  27  (up to 20 largest shown)
Uttar Pradesh (1,063,000) Rajasthan (362,000)
Madhya Pradesh (271,000) Bihar (268,000)
Haryana (262,000) Delhi (199,000)
Uttarakhand (121,000) Gujarat (118,000)
West Bengal (54,000) Maharashtra (51,000)
Himachal Pradesh (43,000) Jharkhand (33,000)
Chhattisgarh (26,000) Punjab (22,000)
Andhra Pradesh (17,000) Assam (8,200)
Odisha (6,700) Karnataka (6,500)
Telangana (5,300) Tamil Nadu (4,100)

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Enthologue Language Map

Ethnolinguistic map from University of Texas or other map

Languages & Dialects on file:  41  (up to 20 largest shown)
Hindi (2,126,000) Marwari (145,000) Bhojpuri (109,000) Gujarati (98,000)
Garhwali (62,000) Kanauji (59,000) Awadhi (58,000) Dhundari (54,000)
Panjabi, Eastern (27,000) Haryanvi (26,000) Mewari (23,000) Pahari, Mahasu (23,000)
Merwari (15,000) Malvi (13,000) Shekhawati (13,000) Chhattisgarhi (13,000)
Bengali (11,000) Marathi (10,000) Maithili (9,800) Kumaoni (8,700)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Hindi 2,126,000 Marwari 145,000
Bhojpuri 109,000 Gujarati 98,000
Garhwali 62,000 Kanauji 59,000
Awadhi 58,000 Dhundari 54,000
Panjabi, Eastern 27,000 Haryanvi 26,000
Mewari 23,000 Pahari, Mahasu 23,000
Merwari 15,000 Malvi 13,000
Shekhawati 13,000 Chhattisgarhi 13,000
Bengali 11,000 Marathi 10,000
Maithili 9,800 Kumaoni 8,700

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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Video Source: Asia Harvest
Profile Source: Anonymous  
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