Rajput, Gautam in India

Population

469,000

Christian

0.00%

Evangelical

0.00%

Largest Religion

Main Language

Progress


The Rajputs

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The Gautam are a landowning community and their traditional occupation is farming. They have a number of clans and lineages. Marriage is settled through negotiation. Divorce is not allowed, but widow and widower remarriage is permitted. Parental property is inherited equally by the sons. They are Hindu by religion, and their clan deity is Babui Sati. A Brahman officiates at their life-cycle rituals. The dead are cremated and the death rituals daswan, terhi, and barsi are observed.

Ministry Obstacles

People raised in the teachings of Hinduism find it difficult to understand and believe that there is only one God, and that he is very distinct from his creation.


Outreach Ideas

Pray that the believers who interact with this group would be compelled by the Holy Spirit to make friends with them and share the gospel with them clearly.


Pray for the Followers of Christ

There are no known followers of Jesus today among the Hindu Gautam community. Pray the Lord will begin to stir many hearts to seek forgiveness for their sin, and for a relationship with the creator God. At present, few know this is even possible.


Pray for the Entire People Group

Please pray this community will care adequately for those unable to care for themselves, the orphans, the elderly, and the indigent.

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Country India
Continent Asia
Region South Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Location in Country
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People Name General Rajput, Gautam
People Name in Country Rajput, Gautam
ROP3 Code 116179
Joshua Project People ID 20395
Indigenous Yes
Population in India 469,000
Least-Reached Yes
Alternate Names for People Group
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Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Hindi 244,442 Bhojpuri 78,637 Awadhi 17,050 Gujarati 15,700
Marwari 7,385 Kanauji 6,730 Kumaoni 5,140 Garhwali 5,140
Bundeli 4,340 Dogri 3,640 Maithili 1,880 Dhundari 1,740
Panjabi, Eastern 1,678 Bengali 1,350 Kangri 1,280 Khandesi 870
Marathi 860 Mewari 630 Oriya 460 Shekhawati 440
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Affinity Bloc South Asian Peoples
People Cluster Hindi
People Name General Rajput, Gautam
Ethnic Code CNN25
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Largest Religion Hinduism
Buddhism
0.00%
Christianity
0.00%    ( Evangelical  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
Anglican
0.00%
Independent
0.00%
Protestant
0.00%
Orthodox
0.00%
Other Christian
0.00%
Roman Catholic
0.00%
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